Category: CAREGIVING

Soda Industry vs. Quality Child Care

Community Change

April 24, 2017 at 3:16 pm

By Chirag Mehta, Senior Policy Advisor, Center for Community Change Coca-Cola and the soda industry at large are pulling out all the stops to fight Santa Fe, New Mexico residents who want to pass a very small tax on sugary drinks to fund a program that would make preschool available to 1,000 low-income children. Coca-Cola […]

Here’s How Many People it Takes to Replace a Single Mom

Stephanie Land

April 27, 2016 at 11:36 am

Originally published on SheKnows.  In the weeks building up to a business trip, I created a schedule for the five people who’d replace me, a single mom with two kids, for two days. It listed the phone numbers of about a dozen people as well, just in case. The night before leaving, I wrote out […]

Building the Economic Strength of Women

Alesia Lucas

March 7, 2013 at 12:00 am

March 8th is International Women’s Day, and although it’s 2013, American women still lag behind men in paycheck fairness. Women still make a mere 64 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. Correcting this would not only make an unfair situation right, it would also go a long way toward helping families from slipping […]

Alone on Valentine’s Day Because Of Deportation

Alesia Lucas

February 15, 2013 at 12:00 am

In December the Fair Immigration Reform Movement launched the Keeping Families Together campaign, the campaign collects the countless stories of families split because of our broken immigration system. Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, a day where people spend time with their loved ones.  Imagine having to spend a holiday all about love without your sweetheart. Since […]

Keeping Families Together in our Fight for Immigration Reform

Alesia Lucas

December 11, 2012 at 12:00 am

This year has been a huge one for DREAMers who earlier this year were granted deferred action status. But the fight for DREAMers is not over. Although they now have the ability to stay in the U.S. without fear, their parents and other family members do not live with same sense of security.   Keeping families […]

Honoring Caregivers in Our Lives Throughout the Holidays

Guest Blogger

November 26, 2012 at 12:00 am

Last year was my grandmother’s final Thanksgiving. She died in the spring of 2012 at the age of 98. Her cinnamon rolls will forever be a part of Thanksgiving memories for me for the rest of my life, as will her kindness and all of the hard work she put into taking care of my […]

A Mama’s Boy Speaks From the Heart About Caregiving

Guest Blogger

August 21, 2012 at 12:00 am

It’s been a long time since I really thanked my mom for all she’s done raising me and caring for my grandmother, but I finally did by sending her this video. You can send to a personalized version to your beloved caregivers by going to the Give A Care website. You see, a few years back […]

A Mama’s Boy Speaks From the Heart About Caregiving

Guest Blogger

at 12:00 am

It’s been a long time since I really thanked my mom for all she’s done raising me and caring for my grandmother, but I finally did by sending her this video. You can send to a personalized version to your beloved caregivers by going to the Give A Care website. You see, a few years back […]

A Mama’s Boy Speaks From the Heart About Caregiving

Guest Blogger

at 12:00 am

It’s been a long time since I really thanked my mom for all she’s done raising me and caring for my grandmother, but I finally did by sending her this video. You can send to a personalized version to your beloved caregivers by going to the Give A Care website. You see, a few years back […]

Give A Care! Campaign Celebrating Caregivers Launched Today

Marisol Bello

August 8, 2012 at 12:00 am

Website, Video Shows Importance of Caregivers, Why They Deserve Support For Immediate Release: August 8, 2012 Contact: Donna De La Cruz, 202-339-9331, [email protected] (WASHINGTON)—Single parents, adults caring for sick children or parents, we all know someone who can be called a caregiver. Community Change today launched the “Give A Care” campaign to thank all caregivers […]

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