In a report to be released on Sunday by Maria Shriver, titled “The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink”, family policy expert Ann O’Leary describes the rise of unplanned pregnancies and single motherhood in America, and the significant implications for children and our nation’s economy.
Leaders from across the American political and business spectrum will review the initiative’s independent climate risk assessment and share its findings with the industries, regions, and market segments that face the greatest risks from unmitigated climate change.
In a landmark moment, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced federal legislation that would establish a national paid family leave program, titled the “Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act”, or FAMILY Act.
Next Generation today announced that Kate Gordon, Vice President and Director of the Energy & Climate Program, has been named one of the 50 most influential policy advocates in the United States by Campaigns & Elections Magazine.
We applaud the effort of Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Representative George Miller (D-CA) for introducing federal legislation that addresses the educational needs of all children in the earliest years, from birth to age five.
In today's New York Times, we learned about new research by Stanford Psychology Professor Anne Fernald and her colleagues that adds powerful evidence to the theory that children's learning starts very early. Professor Fernald’s research shows that by the time children are two years old, there is already a gap in language proficiency of six months between higher- and lower-income children.
Mayor Ed Lee signed one of the nation’s first Family Friendly Workplace Ordinances into law. The new measure will improve flexibility and job security for working parents and caregivers in San Francisco by providing employees with the “right to request” flexible or predictable work arrangements.