For an article about the re-introduced Child Care for Working Families Act, Refinery 29 turned to Bryn Mawr Associate Professor of Political Science Marissa Golden.
From the article:
"Marissa Martino Golden, professor of political science and child family studies at Bryn Mawr College, believes the bill's emphasis on high-quality childcare could be a game changer for working families. 'After welfare reform [in the 1990s], there were lots of low-income women who were eager to enter the workforce or return to the workplace but had young children. The biggest obstacle for them was the lack of accessibility to child care,' Golden said. 'That forced them to use either lower-quality care providers or child care that was not reliable. If child care was not available one day, [these women] would likely be fired from their jobs. This legislation addresses that.'"
Read the full article online.