Legal Momentum has a long history of advocacy to educate, engage and mobilize women and their families for accessible and quality child care, preschool and afterschool for every family that chooses them.
Early Childhood Education for All: A Wise Investment - Quality early education benefits children of all social and economic groups. There are both short- and long-term economic benefits to taxpayers and the community if early education that meets high standards is available to all children, starting with those who are most disadvantaged. Indeed, universally available quality early education would benefit everyone and be the most cost-effective economic investment. April 2005
Still Nowhere to Turn: New York City’s Continuing Failure to Inform Parents About Their Childcare Rights - A Legal Momentum-sponsored survey confirmed that parents were not provided with adequate information about child care. Responding to advocacy by NOW Legal Defense and Bronx Legal Services, New York State and City issued directives specifically designed to ensure that caseworkers provide parents with child care information. A follow-up survey demonstrated that the directives were not being followed. March 2001