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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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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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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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[graphic with toast with peanut butter & toast with jam with text: Paid Leave and Equal Pay go together like PB&J!]

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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All New #BreakingThrough: Rise Up!

August 19, 2019
New on #BreakingThrough this week: we cover the growing (and winning!) movement for paid family/medical leave with Executive Director for Healthcare America, Margarida Jorge. We also discuss how important it is that we all fight to protect access to healthcare and affordable medicine including via...
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What’s Good for Families Is Good for Businesses, and for Washington State

July 24, 2019
On a recent tour of Europe, our Czech guide told me about the family-friendly policies in her country. Mothers (or fathers; families can choose) get two years of paid family leave when a child is born. If the next child comes along before those two years are up, they start all over again. Then...
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WA's paid leave program is a beautiful boon to my beloved city, state, and my business. 

July 19, 2019
I am the founder and CEO of The Derschang Group ; a mix of restaurants, cafes, and bars in Seattle, Washington. My first business was Linda’s Tavern, established in 1994, a neighborhood bar that’s become a Capitol Hill institution. In the decades since, I’ve launched eleven bars and restaurants are...
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