Esther Yoon-Ji Kang
Esther Yoon-Ji Kang is a reporter on WBEZ's Race, Class and Communities desk. Follow her on Twitter @estheryjkang
As more daycare operators leave the field for better-paying jobs, families have fewer child care options, says the union that represents 15,000 providers.
Funded primarily by donations, one program would provide housing for up to three months, job placement by local unions and assistance from immigration lawyers.
Formerly incarcerated people in Illinois would get help finding jobs if a proposed bill passes.