New mothers receive paid maternity leave for 1 year while new fathers receive paid paternity leave for 1 month. Replace welfare (TANF) with with guaranteed work opportunities either: 1) building, repairing or maintaining our infrastructure (Public Works), 2) serving in the Peace Corp, 3) serving in AmeriCorps or 4) serving in the military. Those on disability will have an opportunity to work part or full time without losing SSDI. We can no longer afford to have any of our talented people sitting on the sidelines with all that we want to create as a nation – for ourselves and the next generation.
Every American adult will be either working, schooling, raising a family, caring for their aging folks, disabled or retired.