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Speaking Of Kids: Supporting Children and Families Is A Bipartisan Effort, With Abby McCloskey

On April 24th, First Focus on Children, Speaking of Kids podcast released an episode titled, “Supporting Children and Families Is A Bipartisan Effort”  with hosts Bruce Lesley and Messellech “Selley” Looby who chatted with Abby McCloskey, Director of the Convergence Collaborative on Supports for Working Families, a project bringing together 31 family policy leaders of diverse ideologies including co-host Bruce Lesley.

Abby discussed some of the collaborative’s cross-partisan policy recommendations, such as creating government structures focused explicitly on children and offering 12 weeks of paid parental leave. McCloskey emphasized that bringing these recommendations to fruition will require bipartisan effort.

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