Month: January 2015

Family Leave in the U.S. Lags Behind Other Countries

An analysis by U.K.-based company Citation, illustrates just how far the U.S. lags behind the rest of the world  when it comes to family leave. The U.S. is among the 10 ten worst when it comes to maternity leave, offering working moms  little choice but to return to work soon after the birth of her child. […]

A Hand Out Is a Hand Up

by Joanne Goldblum, Founder and Executive Director of the National Diaper Bank Network originally for the Huffington Post Growing up in poverty increases the chances that an American will continue to live in poverty as an adult. That’s of course bad for the people directly affected and also bad for the economy. Furthermore, it casts a long shadow on The […]