At the core of A Better Balance’s mission is the commitment to keep families together and safe. Taking children away from their parents, or even detaining them with their parents, is antithetical to our mission of supporting parents and families as they seek to care for their children and loved ones.
You’re invited! Please join A Better Balance Co-Presidents Dina Bakst and Sherry Leiwant, with special guest U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for a discussion of today’s legal landscape for workers and families and the critical next steps we must take to ensure their protection, both during this crisis and beyond.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the many inequalities that have always existed for low-wage workers, especially for women and people of color. We will share stories from workers across the country and detail how you can help advance justice for workers caring for themselves and their loved ones. This includes taking action to support efforts for paid sick and family leave, an end to discrimination against pregnant workers and caregivers, fair and flexible scheduling, and more.
During this special Giving Tuesday Now event, we’ll also launch our new COVID-19 Emergency Legal Fund, to provide critical legal help to workers.