Month: May 2015

NDBN Testifies on Diaper Tax Bill in California

On May 4, NDBN’s Director of Policy, Research and Analysis Alison Weir testified before the California Assembly’s Committee on Revenue and Taxation in Sacramento. California is considering a bill that would repeal the sales tax on diapers. Read Alison’s testimony below. ———————————– Good evening Chairman Ting, Vice Chairman Brough and members

Let’s Stop Judging Poor Moms this Mother’s Day

The following column by National Diaper Bank Network Executive Director Joanne Goldblum originally appeared May 8, 2015 in the PostEverything section of The Washington Post website. —————– About 30 percent of low-income parents can’t afford to change their children’s diapers frequently enough, according to a Yale University study. My organization, National Diaper Bank Network, helps distribute diapers