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VICTORY IN NC! State employees of any North Carolina department, agency, board or commission under the oversight of the Governor can access up to eight weeks of paid parental leave after giving birth or four weeks of paid parental leave after a partner gives birth or to bond with and care for a child in the event of adoption, foster care or other legal placement. Parents will receive 100 percent of their regular pay while on parental leave. Read more in our Newsroom: And check out our photos in our Facebook album.

VOICES: MomsRising partnered with VoteRunLead to cosponsor trainings across the country for women who are interested in taking the next step in leadership and running for office! Check out what this mom had to say about the experience, and check back on this blog for more posts from women who participated:

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TAKE ACTION: Live in CA? We have an opportunity to save moms' lives. Read about how we can improve CA maternal mortality rates and take action here:

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