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Blog // From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

Paid Leave Announcements Confirm the Country is Ready for 21st Century Leave Policies

The announcement that White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will soon kick off a historic 'Lead On Leave' tour is exciting news that comes amidst strong, widespread demand and support for paid leave. More

President Debra Ness Speaking at the Annual Luncheon

2015 Annual Luncheon

Join us on Thursday, June 4th for our 2015 Annual Luncheon at the Washington Hilton. Reserve your tickets or table today. More

Our Mission & History

We believe that actions speak louder than words, and for four decades we have fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families. More

Highlights

Pathway to a Healthy Birth Many extremists won. We're fighting back. 2014 Blue Button Campaign Ness and Lichtman stand by President Obama’s side as he takes executive action for fair pay Join the Transformation - Maternity Care with a Heart (thumbnail) Debra Ness on Tell a Friend - Get Covered Shabo on MSNBC's The Cycle FAMILY Act (thumbnail) Michelle Obama honored at the 2011 Annual Luncheon #WhatMothersNeed campaign for fair pay, quality healthcare, paid leave, more. Which states are failing new and expecting parents? When Women Succeed Video Thumbnail from 2014 Luncheon Thumbnail image for Bad Med highlights

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