MomsRising Associate Campaign Director
Blog Post List
March 17, 2016
Whether it’s walking pneumonia or the flu, germs happen and kids and parents get sick. It’s just a fact. This is why allowing people to earn paid sick days as they work is pure common sense! Join me in calling on the U.S. Department of Labor to move paid sick days forward for over 800,000 employees of federal contractors! We’re so unbelievably close to making this happen. Last September, President Obama signed an Executive Order requiring companies that contract with the Federal Government to enable their employees to earn paid sick days. It means that over 400,000 working people who were...
March 3, 2016
Get ready to break into a smile as you scroll down to see some fun pictures of DC MomsRising volunteers & their cute kids working on passing #PaidLeave4DC with hearts, glitter, targeted messaging, and superhero capes!
February 29, 2016
The DC Universal Paid Leave Act underwent some dangerous cuts. It's up to us to make sure the bill is restored to the type of paid family leave DC families need!
January 19, 2016
Join MomsRising & other DC-area families for a high-impact playdate in support of paid family leave!
November 25, 2015
Skipping the Black Friday frenzy? Or just looking for a worthwhile way to unwind from a jam-packed Thanksgiving? Watch "The Raising of America" –– a groundbreaking film about why so many American children are faring so poorly and what we can do about it –– for free online until November 30th!
October 22, 2015
Sneezy does it! Let's prevent another seasonal flu epidemic by making sure Congress passes the Healthy Families Act, a national paid sick days bill!
July 14, 2015
Make a splash with us on Capitol Hill! RSVP today to reserve your sailor hat.
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!