Posted November 25, 2013 by Jacqueline Pata
Native American, First People, Alaska Native, Tlingit. All of these words describe me, and none of them describe me. I am a tribal councilwoman, a mother, a daughter, a modern Native woman. I am a fighter, defender, and advocate for my people. As a Native woman, life for me is about balance just like I [...
Posted December 10, 2013 by Jennifer White
“You know what a broken finger looks like, right?” Not words any parent wants to hear, but especially not from this kid. A broken finger could be a true disaster. Ben (not his real name) started hanging around the house a couple of years ago, when he made friends with my son at a gaming [...
Posted December 10, 2013 by Meredith Tweed
Recently, I signed-up with MomsRising and Get Covered America to host a “Healthy Homecomings” webinar at my house to learn more about the healthcare exchanges and tips for helping people in my family and community get the coverage they need. It was a great excuse to have friends over and I wanted to learn more [...
Posted December 10, 2013 by Valerie Young
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I will be strapping on my snow boots and slogging up the Hill later this week to see star legislators Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Rosa DeLauro introduce a bill that would provide most workers with 12 weeks of partially paid leave for a birth, adoption, or to deal with their own or a family member's serious medical [...
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