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Highlights from workers Secretary Walsh met during his travels across the nation in 2021.
Chief Economist Janelle Jones and Women's Bureau Director Wendy Chun-Hoon share what the October Jobs Report reveals about the state of America’s working women.
Emily Lambert is an early childhood educator/caregiver at the On Purpose Academy Mentoring and Learning Center in Dayton, Ohio. We asked Emily to share her experience as a caregiver and her perspective on what investments are needed to support caregivers.
Chloe Morgan is a single mother of four boys, two of whom have special needs from Dayton, Ohio. We asked her to share why she believes affordable child care is essential.
Kim Jarvis is the founder, owner and executive director of On Purpose Academy and Mentoring Center in Dayton, Ohio. We asked Kim how affordable child care can support families.
Alvirleen Scott is an early childhood educator/caregiver. We asked Alvirleen to share her experience as a caregiver and her perspective on what investments are needed to support caregivers.
Jessica Derby, child care program manager at Patagonia, shares her thoughts on the importance of child care and what kinds of investments we need to support America's families.
We asked Dr. Folbre to share more of her thoughts on the care economy – and what kind of investments will support America’s care infrastructure – as we continue to recover and build a more inclusive economy.
The Women’s Bureau has been asking women about their experiences during the pandemic and what support they need going forward. Here are their stories.
I’ve been humbled by the warm welcome I’ve received and inspired by this department's commitment to supporting America's workers. I look forward to listening, collaborating and building partnerships across the country — and to sharing updates along the way.