The Child Care and Universal Pre-Kindergarten investment included in the Build Back Better Act, is an economic, political, and racial and gender justice imperative. It supports children and families, while creating and enabling job growth and economic prosperity. This long-overdue investment is essential to addressing the deep inequities of the system in which parents can not afford the cost, early educators are paid poverty-level wages, and chronic shortages of both workers and facilities make finding care at all a Herculean feat. This fact sheet will go over how the Build Back Better package will transform the child care industry and why it is important we make these investments now.