Reflections on the Black Woman’s Role in the Community of Slaves

AUTHOR: Angela Davis

SUBJECT: BIPOC women, chattel slavery, structural racism, sexism, xenophobia, immigration, poor job quality, workforce, occupational segregation

Center for Equity Releases Research Findings on the Voices of Black Women as Long-term Caregivers

Systemic Racism Believed to Have Impact: A Qualitative Evaluation of How Caregivers Feel They are Viewed and Treated

New York, N.Y – On the heels of a hard hitting WaPo article entitled “Black Women are Underpaid and Over Represented in Healthcare’s Toughest Jobs” by Julianne McShane, The Center For Advancing Racial Equity and Job Quality In Long-Term Care (Center for Equity) partnered with

Strengthening and Investing in Home and Community Based Services for Medicaid Beneficiaries: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Section 9817 Spending Plans and Narratives

AUTHOR: Medicaid.gov

SUBJECT: Medicaid, financing, solutions, home care, invest in care, states, policy implementation, care infrastructure, policy development, CMS

States Are Using One-Time Funds to Improve Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services, But Longer-Term Investments Are Needed

AUTHOR: JENNIFER SULLIVAN

SUBJECT: Medicaid, financing, solutions, home care, invest in care, states, policy implementation, care infrastructure

Association Between New-Onset Medicaid Home Care and Family Caregivers’ Health

AUTHORS: Emily S. Unger, BA, David C. Grabowski, PhD, Jarvis T. Chen, ScD

SUBJECT: Family caregivers, Medicaid, workforce, mental health, home care solutions

A History of Domestic Work and Worker Organizing

AUTHOR: National Domestic Workers Alliance

SUBJECT: BIPOC women, chattel slavery, structural racism, sexism, xenophobia, immigration, poor job quality, workforce, occupational segregation

Making it Work: Care, Blackness, and Generational Values

AUTHOR: SADE DOZAN

SUBJECT: economy, care crisis, occupational segregation, structural racism, sexism, wages & benefits, career mobility, BIPOC women, poor job quality

Care Matters: A Report Card for Care Policies in the States

AUTHOR: JULIE KASHEN

SUBJECT: Pandemic, invest in care, structural racism, sexism, care crisis, economy, states, policy implementation, BIPOC women, poor job quality

Investing in Home Care Workers Like Me Is the Solution We Need

These workers were left out of the New Deal. They’ve been fighting for better pay ever since. My adopted sister, Leia, depends on me for everything. Leia has spina bifida and cerebral palsy, and it’s my job as a home care worker to make sure her needs are met. Over the course of any given… Continue reading Investing in Home Care Workers Like Me Is the Solution We Need

Unionization could help home health care workers with wages, experts say

Unionization could help home health care workers with wages, experts say For Susie Young, the days before she was a unionized caregiver weren’t ones to cheer about.   “Before the union came in, we had nothing,” she said. “No training. Forget about a paid holiday or vacation. … There’s many workers in this country today… Continue reading Unionization could help home health care workers with wages, experts say