With First Presidential Debate Days Ahead, New Survey Reveals What Parents Want to Hear from the Candidates

June 20, 2024 – According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy group that represents more than 3 million families, parents will be watching the upcoming presidential debate on June 27 to see if either candidate will discuss issues that impact families. More than half of the 308 parents surveyed say that if one …

With Summer Child Care Costs Rising, New Survey Reveals the Sacrifices Parents Are Having to Make 

June 6, 2024 – According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy group that represents more than 3 million families, the cost and availability of summer child care is a major obstacle for parents as summer vacation begins across the country. When asked about challenges faced when trying to find summer child care, the …

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New Survey: 91% of Parents Support Expansion of the Child Tax Credit Included in Congress’ Bipartisan Tax Deal 

More Than Half of Respondents Say 2021 CTC Made a Huge Difference in Their Family’s Finances Two-Thirds of Parents Report They Are Already Struggling Financially in 2024, Families Report Affording Food (67%), Affording Utilities (56%), and Paying for Essentials (56%) as Top Concerns January 31, 2024 — Today, as the U.S. House of Representative votes on a bipartisan tax deal …

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New Survey From Parents Group Shows Domino Effect of  Student Debt as Parents Struggle to Make Ends Meet and Save For Their Children’s Future

Survey Reveals Return of Student Loan Payments Has Led to Strapped Budgets and Financial Anxiety December 4, 2023 – According to a November survey focused on how parents across the country are faring economically from ParentsTogether Action, a national family advocacy group with more than 3 million members nationwide, the resumption of student loan payments is pushing countless families to …

Parents Group: Two-Thirds of Parents Report They Are Struggling Financially Ahead of Thanksgiving; 70% of Families Struggling Say Their Biggest Challenge is Affording Food

Families Are Facing Widespread Economic Instability as Congress Heads Home Without Addressing Urgent WIC Funding Needs or the Child Care Crisis November 17, 2023– According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit family advocacy organization with more than 3 million members, over two-thirds of mostly lower and middle income parents surveyed said that they are struggling to make …

With Child Care Cliff Looming, New Survey Reveals Child Care Crisis as Parents are Forced to Cut Back on Hours or Resign

August 16, 2023 – According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy group that represents more than 3 million families, the lack of access to quality child care is reaching a breaking point.  Families already face vast challenges in accessing child care, and the crisis will soon get even worse: a “child care cliff” …

Parents Group Issues Statement on Formula Recall Update, Says Politicians Playing the Blame Game Doesn’t Make Our Children Safer

Friday, April 7, 2023 — Last week, the US House began a series of hearings on the issue of formula contamination and resulting shortages. There have been four formula recalls over Cronobacter contamination in the past year — more formula recalls than there have been in the last decade combined. In response, Ailen Arreaza, Executive Director of ParentsTogether, a parent …

New Survey Shows Urgent Need for Paid Leave as “Tripledemic” Tore Through Families This Winter, Leaving Them in Financial Crisis

March 28, 2023 — ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit family advocacy group with more than 3 million parent members, released a member survey of more than 500 parents about the “tripledemic” of Covid, flu, and RSV, and how illness in their families has had outsized negative effects on their income this year. The survey found that 61% of respondents said they …