Oregon’s current care economy is vast and largely invisible. Currently underinvested, it creates and exacerbates poverty and inequality. We are missing the opportunity to invest adequately in the care economy in order to build a stronger, more inclusive economy and better life for us all. This report seeks to bring care work into view.
Laura Dresser, Mary C. King, and Raahi Reddy. Oregon Care Economy: The Case for Public Care Investment. COWS, 2017.