TAKE ACTION: Don't Cut Care Workers
TAKE ACTION: Don't Cut Care Workers

TAKE ACTION: Don't Cut Care Workers
TAKE ACTION: Don't Cut Care Workers


Congress recently made a historic move to lift up millions of care workers who are the heart of our economy, with a $3.5 trillion budget proposal that includes a transformational investment in care workers. With this budget, Congress has shown their support for President Biden’s original infrastructure blueprint, which included a $400 billion investment in home and community-based services (HCBS). Our elected officials are joining the care movement — now, we need them to go all the way.

We’re not in the clear — for Congress to seize this once-in-a-generation opportunity to create a care economy that benefits all workers, we need to make sure the largest investment in Medicaid and HCBS is included in the final budget.

Write to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer today and urge him not to cut care workers from the final budget package.

Send a Letter

To create good jobs for care workers and ensure that our loved ones have the services they need to live with dignity, we need Congress to keep Biden’s full $400 billion commitment to care — the largest possible amount — in the final budget.

More Ways to Take Action

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Immigrant essential workers have risked their lives to feed and protect us. It’s time for Congress to step up and provide them with protection from deportation by passing a pathway to citizenship. #WeAreHome

By lifting up the voices of care workers like Lydia and centering care in our economy, we can put an end to the crisis that is preventing women from working in dignity and caring for their families. #CareIsEssential


“My garbage piled up in my home because it's hard for me to take it outside. Many nights I barely ate because it’s hard for me to cook.” - Sandra M.

Sandra worked to take care of others while taking care of her own family. It's time for Congress to invest in care!

Millions of women have dropped out of the workforce due to caregiving responsibilities at home.

But it doesn’t have to be this way.

Congress has a historic opportunity to transform our economy by investing in care infrastructure.

Let’s talk about care. Workers like Ms. Kay provide compassion and empathy on the job every day so clients can live in dignity. But she doesn’t have the protections she needs to care for her own family.

We need to invest in care because #CareIsEssential


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