MomsRising Associate Campaign Director
Blog Post List
June 18, 2015
CONGRATULATIONS and thank you! Last Friday, the Oregon legislature — your legislature — said YES to paid sick days and passed a state-wide paid sick days bill!
March 3, 2015
MOMentum for paid sick days is rocketing forward! Now 17 cities and 3 states across the United States have paid sick days laws on the books. And…drum roll please…on February 12th, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro introduced the Healthy Families Act, a nationwide paid sick days bill. But this isn’t a done deal yet. We need your help.
January 9, 2015
We're facing a flu outbreak epidemic, but 44 million people in the United States are missing one of our most important tools to fight the flu: paid sick days!
December 9, 2014
This holiday season, MomsRising is thankful for YOU because your overwhelming action to #StandWithPeggy created a powerful scene at the U.S. Supreme Court!
November 22, 2014
Sign our Thank You card to Peggy Young! — A brave mom taking her case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and standing up for pregnant workers across the nation.
November 17, 2014
It's time for a celebratory fist bump! Paid sick days WON BIG at the polls on Election Day. Now, it’s time for the next step: Taking paid sick days to Congress. This is a boost for families, our economy, and... our leaders.
Pledge to Vote YES on Measure FF!
November 3, 2014
November 4th, Election Day, is your chance to make sure earned sick days AND raising the minimum wage win big in Oakland!
Pledge to Vote YES on 4!
November 3, 2014
November 4th, Election Day, is your chance to make sure earned sick days win big in Massachusetts!
October 22, 2014
Celebrate National Work & Family Month with a Facebook chat about the need for paid family and medical leave!
September 3, 2014
California has long led the way in establishing family friendly workplace policies, from enacting the nation's first paid leave program in 2002, to the nation's first citywide paid sick days law in San Francisco in 2007. Last week, the state legislature made further history by passing a bill that would allow around 6.5 million additional California workers to earn paid sick days. The bill's next stop is Governor Jerry Brown's desk and the great news is that he has already voiced his support for the bill!
July 21, 2014
The White House Summit on working families was last month, but we’re still riding the high of the momentum and energy cultivated at such a groundbreaking event. The fact that our nation’s leaders dedicated an entire day to issues that MomsRising members have been working on since we were founded in 2006 is huge.