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Fighting (and winning!) across generations

When my daughter was 6 months old she attended her first press conference, working to pass family and medical leave, or FMLA. This year, Kyla turns 29, FMLA turns 24, and I’m reflecting on how far we’ve come and what’s ahead of us now!

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#Slay4EqualPay on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

The truth is, unequal pay isn’t just about gender, but is inextricably linked to race and class. It’s ultimately about deeper societal values and norms – America is still operating under the belief that women are somehow less valuable than men, and women of color even less valuable because of the color of their skin.

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Take Action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Three ways you can take action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day!

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Two Bay Area events to join Representative Rosa DeLauro, champion for working families

During more than 25 years in Congress, Representative Rosa DeLauro has been – and continues to be – on the front lines of the most important battles to protect and expand the social safety net to help families put food on the table, afford health care, earn decent wages (including equal pay for equal work), and retire in dignity.

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Mothers Know Best!

Check out 9to5’s new report “Mothers Know Best: At the intersection of low-wage work, public assistance and child care.” Over the course of the past two years, focus groups in three states brought together 100 low-income parents to talk about the difficulties they face accessing public assistance, child care, and work, as well as the policy solutions they need.

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