June 22, 2021
As the city reopens and our economy begins to recover from the pandemic, it is crucial that we support parents, particularly Black and Latino New Yorkers, women and communities of color who have been disproportionately impacted by the economic downturn, as they re-enter the workforce. One crucial support for families in accomplishing this is ensuring they have options for care for their children.
CCC’s new factsheet demonstrates the crippling shortage of child care available in NYC for the youngest children and the extent to which NYC’s child care affordability crisis displaces women and low income New Yorkers from the labor force. Findings from the data include: