Gorsuch Is a Disaster for Working Families

Gorsuch Is a Disaster for Working Families

Throughout his time as a judge, Neil Gorsuch has expanded rights for corporations while limiting rights for citizens. Now his Senate confirmation hearings reveal a judge who could do real damage to the few workplace protections available to working families. One of Gorsuch’s more famous [...]

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PAID FAMILY LEAVE: BECAUSE STARTING A FAMILY SHOULDN’T FEEL LIKE THE END OF THE WORLD

Undeniable fact: babies are ridiculously cute. If you don’t believe me, just take a look at these photos: One thing babies are definitely not? Scary.   Yeah, those babies couldn’t be [...]

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Reality Check: Nevada Senate Edition

Reality Check: Nevada Senate Edition

  Sources: CATHERINE CORTEZ-MASTO: Equal Pay "Our country still has a long way to go in ensuring paycheck fairness for middle-class families. This isn't just a women's issue; [...]

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3 Steps To Surviving The Next Debate

3 Steps To Surviving The Next Debate

Color! We've heard from certain leaders that working women are "dangerous" and that dads shouldn't be caregivers. And we have some feelings about that (and think you might too). Let's see if [...]

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5 (More!) Scary Facts About Working In Child Care

5 (More!) Scary Facts About Working In Child Care

As Halloween nears and we prepare for tricks and treats, the scariest thing we’re seeing isn’t a ghost or a goblin; it’s the reality of how the U.S. treats the people who care for the people we [...]

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20 Songs To Start The School Year Right

20 Songs To Start The School Year Right

Ahhhhh, September. The summer is rapidly drawing to a close, and a new school year is here again. Whether you’re a parent or a student--or a parent and a student, or you know, just looking for a [...]

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In Honor of Labor Day: 5 Places In The U.S. You Should Really Think About Moving To If You Work For A Living (aka Most of Us)

In Honor of Labor Day: 5 Places In The U.S. You Should Really Think About Moving To If You Work For A Living (aka Most of Us)

Living and working in America ain’t easy. From the abysmal federal minimum wage to our persistent gender pay gap, sometimes it feels like we just can’t get ahead. But there’s hope! Some states [...]

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I’m Working Toward Graduation And A Career. Not A Pay Gap.

I’m Working Toward Graduation And A Career. Not A Pay Gap.

Most children of color can sense they have to adapt to the world before the world adapts to them. My reality was no different.

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It’s Time The Nation Had The Talk. About Affordable Child Care.

It’s Time The Nation Had The Talk. About Affordable Child Care.

This week in Philadelphia, I had the opportunity to talk about affordable child care with a group of incredible people who are doing everything they can to make work, well, work for families in [...]

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6 Olympians Who’ve Fought For Equal Pay

6 Olympians Who’ve Fought For Equal Pay

What a time to be alive, right? It was just over a century ago that people were decrying the prospect of the first-ever female Olympians. And it was, literally, just a week ago that Fox News [...]

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