December 15, 2017Portland will always be home for me. I went to Portland High, have lived in more Joe Soley buildings than I can count, and have been caught walking multiple blocks along with both the whistler and Ricky on his guitar. My Portland pride is matched only by my desire to ensure Portland is a city where the health and economic security of people of color and working families are not left behind as the city develops.
Paid Sick Days
December 13, 2017In a few short weeks, we have one last chance to win earned paid sick days in Maryland. We need to get ready right now because we’re not going to give up our shot!
December 11, 2017We at MomsRising are excited to share our first Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book with you! It’s for partners, legislators and everyday folks who want to learn more about the problematic state of maternal morbidity/mortality in our nation. The book also serves as an advocacy tool to...
December 5, 2017MomsRising statement on the deceptively-named "Workflex in the 21st Century Act."
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November 7, 2017Originally published on Medium, Monday, November 5 / Election Day 2017 is today, Tuesday, November 6 Tomorrow, voters in small towns across America, in 59 of the 100 largest cities, and in thirty-three states will head to the polls and elect new leaders who will make choices that affect our...
Family Economic Security Health Care Maternal Justice Open Flexible Work Paid Sick Days Politics & Policy Social & Emotional Development
October 11, 2017For parents of children with emotional disabilities, sending our kids to school is a dangerous exercise in Russian roulette with the school-to-prison pipeline.
October 4, 2017Between lack of earned sick days and non-existent paid family and medical leave policies, working parents are really feeling squeezed right now. But together, we can change this!