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Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Strength, Hope, and Resistance in the Face of Charlottesville Terrorism

Strength, Hope, and Resistance in the Face of Charlottesville Terrorism

Strength, Hope, and Resistance in the Face of Charlottesville Terrorism

As we watched the acts of white supremacy and hatred carried out in Charlottesville, we’re outraged, heartbroken, and called to deepen our commitment to love, resistance, justice, and to each other.

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Fighting (and winning!) across generations

Fighting (and winning!) across generations

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!

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in California, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Two Bay Area events to join Representative Rosa DeLauro, champion for working families

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

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.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Homepage_featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mothers Know Best!

Mothers Know Best!

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.