advertisement advertisement advertisement The Marshall Plan for Moms is getting some male allies. advertisement advertisement In an open letter to Congress today, more than 50 prominent men said they want bold action to address America's childcare crisis, including direct payments to mothers that compensate them for their unpaid labor. The letter includes dozens of bold-faced names from a diverse mix of industries, including NBA star Steph Curry; Hollywood heavyweights Don Cheadle and Colin Farrell; NYU professor Scott Galloway; Craigslist founder Craig Newmark; and New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang. As a presidential candidate, Yang made the idea of redefining labor—and paying women for work they do at home—one of the cornerstones of his campaign. The letter is appearing as a full-page ad in Thursday's Washington Post . It follows a similar call to President Biden signed by dozens of prominent women last month. "When more than 30 years of progress for women in the workforce can be erased in 9 months, the underlying system is broken," the letter says. "It's time to create a new structure that works for women, that respects and values their labor. Men have a role to play." Women have left the workforce in record numbers… Read full this story
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