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Resolution on Inclusive Family Policies

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February 8, 2021
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A resolution for individuals, governing bodies, organizations or businesses.

Inclusive Family Policies

Endorsing principles of inclusion in family policy

Whereas, all families with children are engaged in the same essential task of raising children; and 

Whereas, families care for their children in diverse ways and parents change their choices regarding paid work and the care of their children as their families’ needs change; and

Whereas, reliable data shows that about one in five parents is at-home and surveys of parents show that many who are currently employed would prefer to spend more time with their children; and

Whereas, family policies crafted to support only “working families” often discriminate by applying only to certain families; and

Whereas, government policies crafted in accordance with principles of inclusion do not discriminate based on the ways in which families earn income and/or care for their children; therefore

 

Resolved, that ______________________________________________ supports the adoption 

                        [name of person / governing body / organization/business] 

of principles of inclusion in family policies. 

 

                                                                                                _____________________________

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Name (please print)

 

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Title (if signing for an organization, governing body, business)

 

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Email

 

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Phone

 

Please see our Campaign for Inclusive Family Policies - and sign on as a Supporter.

Contact: Catherine Myers

cmyers@familyandhome.org

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