Child Care is Key to New Jersey’s Economic Recovery from COVID-19

Posted on September 16, 2021


This new report released by Ready Nation, speaks on how the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted women’s employment, resulting in the lowest rate of female workforce participation in more than 30 years. The lack of child care forced women to leave the workforce when schools and child care providers had to close.  Availability of child care is vital to getting women back into the workforce and key to New Jersey’s economic recovery.