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City Visions: The Rising Cost of Childcare

Jul 29, 2019
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  July 29, 2019: No where in the country is childcare more expensive than in San Francisco. This comes as no surprise to parents who can spend nearly $2,000 a month per child for full-time care, if of course there is a spot for the child, which oftentimes there is not. How are families coping with the rising cost of childcare in a region that is already so expensive? What resources are available for families in need?

Photo by Airman 1st Class Aubrey Robinson / via U.S. Air Force


On this edition of Your Call, we discuss childcare deserts. Working parents in the US often have a hard time finding childcare. What does that mean for careers and children's development?

Your Call: The High Cost of Summer

Jun 28, 2017
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For many working families, summer isn’t a break at all--in fact, with school out, it can be the most difficult and expensive time of the year.

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On the October 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the rising cost of child care.

Courtesy of Vivian Labaton

Vivien Labaton founded advocacy organization "Make It Work" to influence policies in support of paid family leave, equal pay and affordable childcare.