National Partnership for Women & Families

Not just any paid leave plan will do!

We need a comprehensive paid family and medical leave law, not Trump’s phony proposal. That’s why the National Partnership’s new paid leave PSA is so important.

Watch the video, then tell Congress to support a robust paid leave program.

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‘Punitive, Cruel’ Trump Budget Proposal Would ‘Shred Safety Net and Defund Planned Parenthood, Causing Deep, Lasting Harm’ to Women and Families

Our highest priority as a nation should be to give all families a real chance at quality, affordable health care and real economic security. The budget the Trump administration released today seems designed to do exactly the opposite. More

Time to Care

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

Paid Leave Should Be Time to Care – for All of Us

Imagine your elderly mother has pneumonia and you can’t afford time off to care for her. Imagine your husband was injured while serving in Iraq and you can’t be there during his recovery. More

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2017 Gala Dinner

Join us on June 14 in Washington, D.C. for our annual gala featuring distinguished honoree and keynote speaker U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris. More


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