No One is Coming to Save Us

No One Is Coming to Save Us, the hit mini-series from Lemonada Media, is back as a weekly podcast covering America’s childcare crisis and the people of all ages who are crushed by it. Access to early education and care determines a kid’s future. Every Thursday, veteran reporter Gloria Riviera examines what’s broken in the system and how we can work together to fix it. Presented by Neighborhood Villages.

Neighborhood Villages envisions a future where all families can access affordable, high-quality early education and care. In service of this vision, we advocate for early education and care policy reform and implement innovative, scalable solutions that address the biggest challenges facing early education and care providers and the families who rely on them.

Listen to more episodes of No One is Coming to Save Us

December 14, 2023 | Fostering a Better Future (with Sandra Gasca-Gonzalez and Lisa Guillette)

November 16, 2023 | How Care Can Bring Our Country Together (Live from CareFest LA)

November 5, 2023 | Uniting Parents to Improve Schools (with Keri Rodrigues)

October 19, 2023 | How Richmond Raised the Standard For Mixed Delivery Care

September 7, 2023 | How We Close the Nation’s Literacy Gap

August 17, 2023 | How Colorado Comes Together To Care for Kids

August 10, 2023 | How New Mexico Negotiated Big Childcare Wins

August 3, 2023 | How Texas Tackled A Child Care Shortage

July 27, 2023 | How Detroit Delivered Investments in Child Care

June 22, 2023 | Setting Out To Meet the People Coming to Save Us (With Latoya Gayle)

June 22, 2023 | Setting Out To Meet the People Coming to Save Us (With Latoya Gayle)

December 29, 2022 | What Will the Fight for Child Care Look Like in 2023? (with Lauren Kennedy & Sarah Muncey)

December 22, 2022 | Creating Community Through Child Care (with Jamal Berry)

December 15, 2022 | What You Can Do to Help End Child Poverty (with David Ambroz)

December 8, 2022 | What It Really Means to Not Have Child Care (with Sa’iyda Shabazz)

December 1, 2022 | One Single Mom’s Child Care Journey (with Waukecha Wilkerson)

November 17, 2022 | The Surprising Intersection of Faith and Abortion (with Jamie Manson and Jeanné Lewis)

November 10, 2022 | Do Early Educators Need College Degrees? (with Stephanie Curenton)

November 3, 2022 | Fighting Back Against Classroom Censorship

October 26, 2022 | The First City with Universal Child Care (with Julie Menin)

October 19, 2022 | Yes, Inflation is Making Child Care Cost More (with Lynette Fraga)

October 12, 2022 | Why We Need to Stop Saying “Working Mother” (with Katherine Goldstein)

October 6, 2022 | No One Is Coming to Save Us LIVE: Unpacking the Child Care Crisis

August 11, 2022 | How to Help in States Where Abortion Is Illegal (with Camille Bennett)

August 4, 2022 | Mothers Are Essential Workers Too (with Angela Garbes)

August 2, 2022 | Adult Friendships

July 21, 2022 | The Fight for Reproductive Justice (with Marcela Howell)

July 14, 2022 | Inside an Abortion Clinic the Day Roe Was Overturned

July 12, 2022 | Jersey Belle

July 7, 2022 | 4. How We Save Ourselves

July 1, 2022 | 39. What Can You Do When Your Core Beliefs Get Shaken? (With Dr. Kali Cyrus)

June 30, 2022 | What to Do Now That Roe Is Gone (with Lauren Rankin)

June 23, 2022 | Even Superstar Athletes Need Child Care (with Allyson Felix and Olga Harvey)

June 16, 2022 | Women Are Barely Holding On

June 9, 2022 | Reframing and Alleviating Your “Mom Guilt” (with Dr. Becky)

June 2, 2022 | The Hidden Life Skills in Simon Says

May 26, 2022 | No Parent Should Have to Worry About Their Kid Going Hungry (with Caron Gremont)

May 19, 2022 | What’s Next for Child Care After Build Back Better? (with Julie Kashen)

May 12, 2022 | How to Acknowledge You Need Help (with Liz Tenety)

May 5, 2022 | A Day Without Child Care (with Wendoly Marte)

April 28, 2022 | Fighting for Change in a Child Care Desert (with Camille Bennett)

April 21, 2022 | How to Be a ‘Good Enough’ Parent (with Sara Gilbert)

April 14, 2022 | The Woman Putting Child Care on the Ballot (with Deb VanderGaast)

April 7, 2022 | Child Care Is Too Damn Expensive (with Elliot Haspel)

March 31, 2022 | Why the Labor Shortage Is Hitting Child Care Hard (with Lea Austin)

March 24, 2022 | From Bad to Worse: COVID’s Toll on Parents and Teachers (Part 2)

March 24, 2022 | From Bad to Worse: COVID’s Toll on a Top Child Care Center

June 3, 2021 | 4. How We Save Ourselves

May 27, 2021 | 3. Good Childcare *Can* Work

May 20, 2021 | 2. Birth of a Broken System

May 20, 2021 | 1. You’re Not Crazy. Childcare Is.

May 5, 2021 | “Introducing: No One is Coming to Save Us”

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