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A Tale of Two Macy's

June 23, 2014
Cross-posted from NWLC's blog Earlier today, I caught up with Kay Thompson and Sasha Hammad during a break at the White House Summit on Working Families . Kay spoke at the Summit about what having a predicable full-time schedule and a say in the timing of her work hours has meant for her family...

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Why Economics is a Family Issue: Getting Ready for the White House Summit on Working Families

June 21, 2014
My mom was sitting across from me at the kitchen table, coloring a kite for me to take the 837 miles from my home in Florida to Washington, DC.

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You're Invited: SEIU Facebook Chat on Working Families

June 19, 2014
Today, too many working Americans are falling further and further behind. Thanks to decades of failed policies, there just aren’t enough good jobs with good pay or access to quality, affordable child care and health care services for enough of America’s workers. How can we begin to fix this? It’s a...

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Calling Young Artists! National Contest to Raise Awareness About Poverty

June 16, 2014
With the swipe of a paintbrush or click of a camera, your child can make a difference in the fight to end poverty. Not only that, they have the chance to win exciting prizes, and have their artwork showcased in a national campaign. As part of our mission to build the political and public will to...

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Why I’m a Title IX/Patsy Mink Fangirl – and why that’s not geeky at all

June 12, 2014
We're republishing this piece in celebration of Women's Equality Day and all Rep. Patsy Mink did to move women's rights forward.

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Double Booked: Lessons When Life Throws You Curveballs

June 5, 2014
This blog originally appeared on May 22, 2014 as part of the Religious Action Center’s blog series “Double Booked: A Conversation about Working Families in the 21st Century.” Double Booked deals with the many issues that affect working families - from paid family leave to rights for home care...

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3 Ways Work Flexibility Helps Working Parents

May 30, 2014
Flexible work options help moms and dads be more productive and better able to balance their work and personal responsibilities.

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Leading by Leaning On Each Other

May 22, 2014
How I learned that in order to lead, women (and parents!) need to lean on each other.

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Senator Warren Calls for Innovation to Address Unfair Scheduling Practices

May 22, 2014
By Amy Tannenbaum and Liz Watson , National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog At Tuesday’s HELP Committee hearing on women’s economic security Senator Warren called attention to the extreme challenges workers in low-wage jobs with unstable and unpredictable schedules often face –...

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5 Razones por las cuales las Latinas Pueden (¡y deberían!) Prepararse para el Liderazgo

May 21, 2014
Este artículo apareció inicialmente en . Como Latinas, nos es necesario observar las tendencias y estar listas para nuestro propio futuro, y tomar roles de liderazgo en el país. Latinos tienen la Más Rápida Tasa de Crecimiento de Población De acuerdo a Census data, los Latinos...

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