The Pandemic Disrupted Gender Equity at Home. Will It Last?

New Data Explored at Better Life Lab at New America Symposium

Before the pandemic began in March 2020, Melissa and Richard Head would have said they evenly split the child care duties for their two young children in Salt Lake City. Melissa worked part time as a nurse, Richard worked in an office, and their household management arrangement worked well enough for both of them. But during the pandemic, Melissa’s job became essential—she worked 16-hour shifts and sometimes mandatory overtime. Richard transitioned to work from home,...

The Power of First 10 Partnerships

Part I of a two-part interview with David Jacobson

The First 10 initiative of the Education Development Center (EDC) supports a network that will soon include more than 60 community partnerships in Maine, Rhode...

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