“‘As we recover from the pandemic, making this generational investment in children, families, providers, and early educators will help combat racial and gender inequities, reduce income inequality, and jumpstart our economy; it’s the single best investment we can make in Massachusetts’ future,’ said Deb Fastino, executive director of the Coalition for Social Justice and statewide director of the Common Start Coalition.”

New bill promises ‘universal’ affordable child care, would cap costs for most families