PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY 10AM ET: SEN. HASSAN, CARE ADVOCATES, ECONOMIST TO UNVEIL NEW RESEARCH ON THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CARE INVESTMENTS IN KEY STATES

PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY 10AM ET: SEN. HASSAN, CARE ADVOCATES, ECONOMIST TO UNVEIL NEW RESEARCH ON THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CARE INVESTMENTS IN KEY STATES

71% of Voters, Including 64% of Independents and 58% of Republicans, Support Investing In Care Infrastructure

President Biden’s American Jobs Plan Includes a $400 Billion Investment in Long Term Care for Older Adults and People With Disabilities

The Press Conference is Part of a #CareCantWait Week of Action During Which Leading Progressive Groups, Business Leaders, and Lawmakers Will Push for Major Investments in Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today at 10 a.m. ET, Sen. Hassan, TIME’S UP Foundation President and CEO Tina Tchen, Women Effect Fund Co-founder Lisa Guide, and economist Lenore Palladino will unveil new research from Lenore Palladino and the Women Effect Fund showing the economic impact of care investments in key states. Register for the press conference, hosted by Invest in America, here

The American Jobs Plan includes a $400 billion investment in long term care for older adults and those with disabilities. The forthcoming American Families Plan is likely to include further investments in care infrastructure.

Who: 

  • Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH)
  • Tina Tchen, president and CEO of TIME’S UP Foundation
  • Lisa Guide, co-founder of the Women Effect Fund, and associate director of the Rockefeller Family Fund
  • Lenore Palladino, Assistant Professor of Economics & Public Policy at University of Massachusetts Amherst and fellow at the Roosevelt Institute

What: 

  • Leaders in government, advocacy, and economics will discuss new research showing the positive economic impact of care investments in key states, and the need to include robust care investments in the American Jobs Plan and forthcoming American Families Plan.

When: 

  • Today, 10 a.m. ET

Where: 

  • RSVP for the press conference here.

About Invest in America

Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.

The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.

Learn more at InvestInAmericaNow.com and @InvestNowUSA, and InvestinAmericaProject.com.

About Women Effect Fund 

The Women Effect Fund is dedicated to achieving true and lasting economic equity for women and their families. By fighting for family friendly economic policies like paid family and medical leave, paid sick days and affordable elder and child care and by and building a movement of people who share our goals, we foster the conditions for broader culture change.

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