1979 General Resolution

WHEREAS, according to the Report of the Status of Children published in 1977 by the Office of Human Development of the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, there are 6.5 million children under the age of six with single working parents; and

WHEREAS, between 1963 and 1976 the number of married mothers of children under the age of three joining the work force increased dramatically; and

WHEREAS, this denomination has maintained a commitment to the rights and welfare of children;

BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1979 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association reaffirms its commitment to the creation, support, and improvement of child care systems which are affordable to all people, to supporting the family unit, and to be beneficial to the intellectual, physical and emotional development of the children served.

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