The report is an important step in realizing the initiative’s goal to help parents, caregivers, communities and businesses take meaningful, evidence-based actions that will improve the health and well-being of America’s youngest children, ages zero to five, and prepare them to succeed in the 21st century.
The California Work & Family Coalition, a project of Next Generation, applauds Governor Brown’s signing of SB 770 into law, because it will extend Paid Family Leave benefits to more California families when they need to take time off from work to care for seriously ill loved ones.
National early childhood development experts, business leaders, community advocates and political leaders join Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and longtime child advocate James Steyer today for the inaugural meeting of the Too Small to Fail Advisory and Leadership Councils.
SB 770 passed through the Assembly with a final vote of 51-22. The bill allows workers to receive Paid Family Leave benefits while caring for seriously ill grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, and parents-in-law.