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August 13, 2021
Moore: We Need Policies that Build Strong Children
Why do we "create environments that despite the turmoil, despite the uncertainty ... support the social-emotional development of children? Because we are going to see the impact in a decade," said fellow Quianta Moore.Read more at Houston Public Media.
July 6, 2021
UH Law Center Spotlights Fellow Quianta Moore
“Use your education to advocate and improve the community in which you live, while also staying in a place of curiosity so that you continue to learn and grow," said fellow Quianta Moore. Moore, who holds a J.D. and M.D., graduated from the law school in 2009. At the Baker Institute, she is the Huffington Fellow in Child Health Policy.Read more University of Houston Law Center.
March 15, 2021
Why the Pandemic is Forcing Women to Leave the Workforce
Millions of women have dropped out of the workforce since the start of the pandemic. On March 18 at 7 pm CDT, health policy fellow Quianta Moore joined a panel discussion on the pandemic's disproportionate impact on women and how we can reverse course. Moore is the Huffington Fellow in Child Health Policy.Learn more at ABC-13.
February 7, 2021
How the Pandemic is Affecting Children
Child health policy fellow Quianta Moore discussed the pandemic’s toll on families and children — and what can be done to help them. For instance, increased funding for childcare and pre-K facilities would not only provide "a stimulating, engaging environment for young children,” she said, but also support for parents, "whether it be 'I am a new mom and I just need a break and I need to run to the grocery store or take a shower or I need to be able to work.'" Moore is the Huffington Fellow in Child Health Policy.Read more here.
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February 1, 2021
Proposed Minimum Wage Hike Gains Traction in Congress
How would President Biden's proposal to increase the federal minimum wage impact Texas? Child health policy fellow Quianta Moore and public finance fellow Joyce Beebe shared their insights.Read more at the Texas Tribune.