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Why Do the People Raising Our Children Earn Poverty Wages?

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Nancy Jimenez works long hours at her in-home childcare business, but she, like many other New Jersey childcare providers, are given meager subsidies from the state in return. Why are our publicly subsidized childcare workers not given the respect and compensation their task deserves?

This video and accompanied article was reported in partnership with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute and was generously supported by the Ms. Foundation for Women Fellowship.

Read the full story by E. Tammy Kim at: