Inside the push for Universal Family Care, an effort to help people pay for early childhood care, paid family leave, and long-term support for seniors as part of one comprehensive policy.
Sarita Gupta describes herself as a member of the “sandwich generation.” On top of her career—she recently joined the Ford Foundation as the director of Future of Work(ers) after serving as co-executive director for two labor rights nonprofits, Jobs with Justice and Caring Across Generations—she takes care of her two aging parents and a young daughter. Throughout her career, Gupta has built up a long track record of advocating for the rights and fair treatment of marginalized workers, particularly caregivers. And she’s also among the more than 43 million Americans who provide unpaid care to others.
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