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Screenshot of President Biden tweet from April 5, 2020. The tweet says “Broadband is infrastructure.”



Shalisa Hayes’s son, Billy Ray, was shot and killed in August 2011. He was 17 years old. (Photo courtesy of Shalisa Hayes)


(Op-ed published in Crosscut on March 9, 2021)




Percentage of families in areas that lack child care by county. Data from the Child Care Task Force 2020 Child Care Industry Assessment Report (Aug 2020).

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