What Trump's parental leave policy is missing (CNN.com)

Thursday 14 September 2016

By Katie Bethell, Executive Director of PLUS Action Fund

(CNN) Donald Trump's announcement of a paid maternity leave policy this week brought the issue into the national political spotlight -- and marks the first time a Republic presidential nominee has addressed the growing public demand for a paid family leave policy.  Read more


Moms of Babies Who Died in Childcare Share Their Powerful Message (Refinery29)

Monday 22 August 2016

By Kaelyn Forde, Refinery29

They came from across the country - and from both political parties - with a shared goal: no other mother should have to lose a child as they had.  Ali Dodd, Amber Scorah, Kathryn Martin, and Adrienne Kromer all lost their babies within hours or days of putting them in day care. All four women felt they had been forced to go back to work too soon because of the lack of universal paid family leave in the U.S. Read more

 Ali Dodd (left), Amber Scorah and her infant daughter stood outside of Hillary Clinton's campaign HQ in Brooklyn. They delivered a petition to both campaigns asking the candidates to address paid family leave in their first 100 days in office.

Ali Dodd (left), Amber Scorah and her infant daughter stood outside of Hillary Clinton's campaign HQ in Brooklyn. They delivered a petition to both campaigns asking the candidates to address paid family leave in their first 100 days in office.