Anna is a former senior health policy analyst who lovingly worked to advance women's health policy issues for the National Women's Law Center (@nwlc). She is currently keeping up with a toddler while advocating for paid family leave, access to affordable health care, and women's rights.
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March 18, 2016
I had to have a plumber fix a few leaky faucets at my house today and he needed to shut off the water for two hours. I had time to prepare and made sure I wouldn’t need to use any water. The crisis in Flint, Michigan has been on my mind for months. But today, during the meager two hours when I used bottled water to clean my toddler’s hands and face, I could not stop thinking about families living in Flint. What makes this crisis so jarring is not only how flat out criminal it is to poison children’s water but also how everyday living could become so burdensome. Every parent everywhere already...