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Los permisos pagados también son para las familias de cuidados de crianza

May 24, 2019
Desde el 2004, The Mockingbird Society ha trabajado para asegurar que los jóvenes que ingresan al sistema de cuidados de crianza sean asignados a padres de crianza que tengan buenos recursos y el apoyo de una constelación conocida como MOCKINGBIRD FAMILY™ . MOCKINGBIRD FAMILY™ es un enfoque de...
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Nat'l Foster Care Month

Paid Leave is for Foster Families too

May 17, 2019
Since 2004, The Mockingbird Society has worked to ensure that youth who must enter the foster care system are placed with foster parents who are well resourced and supported in a constellation known as MOCKINGBIRD FAMILY™ . MOCKINGBIRD FAMILY™ is an empowerment-based approach to foster care,...
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Paid Leave Implementation Bill passes in CO!

May 2, 2019
Yesterday afternoon, Colorado took a MAJOR STEP FORWARD on paid family and medical leave when Senate Bill 188 passed the State Legislature! This bill, now called the FAMLI Implementation Plan, creates a process for conducting necessary research and analyses and making recommendations about the best...
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PaidLeaveWA

Why a Portable Paid Leave Benefit is Awesome

April 29, 2019
Recent reports have shown that a growing part of the workforce work multiple part time jobs and or are self-employed, especially in Washington State where the gig economy is booming with temporary and contracted jobs. According to The Seattle Times, 7% of Washington State’s workforce is working...
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Take action!

Paid family leave JUST introduced in Colorado!

March 11, 2019
I can barely contain my excitement! Last Thursday, the CO FAMLI Act (Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act) was introduced in the Colorado State Senate as SB19-188. After 5 years of this bill being introduced and discussed, this could FINALLY be the year it passes! But we can’t take anything for...
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Equal Pay Now!

Stand up for #AAPIEqualPay

March 4, 2019
As the former Executive Director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum , current board member of MomsRising, and most importantly, being a mom to two incredible daughters myself, fighting for equitable treatment of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and girls is my lifelong...
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Pass the FAMILY Act!

February 7, 2019
Like peanut butter and jelly, equal pay and paid family/medical leave aren’t fancy concepts, they’re not luxury items - they’re basics that stand alone, but are better together. That’s the message we’re taking to Congress and I need your help! → Add your name to our letter urging every member of...
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Paid Leave for CO!

Make your voice heard on paid leave in Colorado!

January 25, 2019
Are you looking for a way to make sure your voice is heard when it comes to important issues being discussed at the Colorado State Capitol, but you don’t live in Denver? Well if so, you’re in luck -- we’re coming to YOU! MomsRising and Good Business Colorado would like to invite you to be an...
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Real Life, Real Support for Breastfeeding Moms

August 29, 2018
Throughout the month of August, MomsRising has been celebrating National Breastfeeding Month and this week (August 25-31) we are delighted to celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week . Black Breastfeeding Week is a national awareness campaign promoting and celebrating Black breastfeeding families. This...
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Este Día del Padre, los papás de WA pueden recibir el regalo de los Permisos Pagados

June 16, 2019
Los Permisos Pagados no son solo para las mamás, sin embargo, los papás piden permiso con mucha menos frecuencia que las mamás. Incluso cuando los papás tienen acceso a permisos familiares pagados a través de su empleador, a menudo son presionados socialmente para no pedir el permiso. 70% de los...
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