“In addition, we also want to make sure the stories of other essential workers do not get lost,” says Ihara, noting that essential work goes beyond the healthcare industry.
Ami Gadhia is the Chief of Policy, Research and Programs for Child Care Aware of America (CAOA).
The mission of the organization is to make high quality child care more accessible and affordable for all families.
Since the pandemic, CAOA has set up a hotline center to provide support for child care referral agencies that support and regulate child care providers.
Neighborhood Health provides health care to underserved communities in the region with the goal of advancing health equity.