Our Clients in the Headlines

Afterschool Alliance

Following Months in Limbo, After-School Program Gets Good News (Hawaii Tribune Herald, September 15, 2017)

The Institute for College Access & Success

Pell Grant Award to Rise, but Program Reserves Remain in Jeopardy (Washington Post, September 8, 2017)

MomsRising

Working Families Move Closer to Paid Parental Leave (Equal Voice News, August 31, 2017)


National Partnership for Women & Families

White House Stops Plan for Companies to Report Worker Pay by Race and Gender (Los Angeles Times, August 30, 2017)

The Institute for College Access & Success

In Reversal, Colleges Rein In Tuition (Wall Street Journal, July 23, 2017)


National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Clinical nurse specialists given roles across health systems, but few allowed full scope of practice (Fierce Healthcare, June 23, 2017)

MomsRising

My Husband Shot Me (Motto, July 14, 2017)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Editorial: There’s no way to replace Planned Parenthood (Washington Post, July 12, 2017)


MomsRising

Trumps' Push for Paid Parental Leave Stalls (Real Clear Politics, June 8, 2017)

The Institute for College Access & Success

Trump's budget seeks to eliminate one major benefit of federal student loans that costs billions (CNBC, May 24, 2017)


Afterschool Alliance

Trump's Budget Proposal Threatens Funding For Major After-School Program (NPR's All Things Considered, May 1, 2017)


The Institute for College Access & Success

Many Georgia students feel overburdened by rising college costs (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 23, 2017)

MomsRising

Advocates offer advice to workers, employers on paid family leave (Seattle Times, April 21, 2017)

Children's Law Center

Get ready for plenty of grandstanding on the D.C. budget (Washington Post, April 7, 2017)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Here's Why Equal Pay Day Matters Most To Millennials (Forbes, April 4, 2017)

Afterschool Alliance

Trump would eliminate some parents’ only source of affordable childcare (ThinkProgress, March 30, 2017)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Trump: Making IUDs great again? (USA Today, March 20, 2017)

The Institute for College Access & Success

More than 1.1 million borrowers defaulted on their federal student loans last year (CNBC, March 14, 2017)


MomsRising

‘Resist’ Is a Battle Cry, but What Does It Mean? (The New York Times, February 14, 2017)

The Institute for College Access & Success

6 Tips for Avoiding the Worst Student Loan Repayment Traps (The New York Times, January 20, 2017)


MomsRising

Don't Call the Women's March Messy. It's a Movement (Elle, January 19, 2017)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Here’s What Working Parents Have to Look Forward to in 2017 (Fortune, December 29, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

Beyond Maternity Leave (The Atlantic, December 19, 2016)


MomsRising

With Ivanka Trump, the role of first daughter may evolve (Associated Press, December 17, 2016)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Is Donald Trump’s Cabinet Anti-Woman? (The New York Times, December 7, 2016)

The Institute for College Access & Success

Recent College Grads Have Choices When Bills Start to Arrive (The New York Times, November 30, 2016)


MomsRising

Thanksgiving Wars: 11 Takes to Bring You Peace (CNN.com, November 24, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

Detroit’s Kids Deserve After-School Programs (The Detroit News, November 22, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

Letter: Support urged for 21st Century Program (Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin, October 21, 2016)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Of course Hillary Clinton went to work sick. That’s the American way. (Washington Post, September 15, 2016)

MomsRising

NC gets a ‘D’ for workplace support for parents (Raleigh (NC) The News & Observer, September 1, 2016)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Crackdown on For-Profit Colleges May Free Students and Trap Taxpayers (New York Times, August 28, 2016)


National Partnership for Women & Families

How the Fight for Paid Leave Has Quietly Become One of the Most Successful Movements of Our Time (Slate.com, July 29, 2016)

MomsRising

Ivanka Trump, A Champion for Women? (CNN.com, July 25, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

Where's Your Education Plan, Candidates? (Baltimore Sun, July 3, 2016)


MomsRising

Paternity Leave Is Good for Families and Businesses (DailyWorth, June 16, 2016)

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

The VA Needs All the Help It Can Get: Second Look (USA Today, June 12, 2016)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Needy College Students Have a Good Chance of Getting Government Grants to Take Summer Classes … Again (Washington Post, June 7, 2016)


Afterschool Alliance

The Families That Can’t Afford Summer (The New York Times, June 4, 2016)

National Partnership for Women & Families

The Push for Paid Family and Medical Leave in Missouri (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 27, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

As Work Schedules Become Flexible, So Do Options for Childcare (Miami Herald, May 21, 2016)


The Institute for College Access and Success

AG, Chamber of Commerce Form Group to Address Student Loan Debt (Boston Globe, May 19, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

Could an After-School Network Solve Mississippi’s Education ‘Crisis’? (The Hechinger Report, May 6, 2016)

MomsRising

Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue (NPR's Morning Edition, May 2, 2016)


National Partnership for Women & Families

6 Paid Sick Days for Workers in L.A.? City Council Says Yes (Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2016)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Examining the Student Loan Crisis (NBC News, April 9, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

Rural Kids Need, Deserve Afterschool Opportunities (Des Moines Register, April 1, 2016)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Predictable Fault Lines On Nominee (The National Law Journal, March 21, 2016)

MomsRising

How to Raise a Feminist Child (Mashable, March 19, 2016)

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Work in Nursing? Get to Know Melanie Duffy's Work (Central Penn Business Journal, March 7, 2016)


MomsRising

Rally Held in Support of Paid Sick Leave in Maryland (WBAL TV, March 1, 2016)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Obama Breathed New Life Into Federal Grant Aid, Yet It’s Not Enough to Tackle College Costs (Washington Post, February 29, 2016)

Afterschool Alliance

Afterschool Alliance Head Calls President Obama's Budget 'Real Disappointment' (Education Week, Time and Learning, February 11, 2016)


National Partnership for Women & Families

23 Years: Celebrating FMLA (and pushing for The FAMILY Act) (Working Mother, February 5, 2016)

The Institute for College Access and Success

When Colleges Slash Tuition, Some Students Actually Pay More (The Hechinger Report, February 2, 2016)


Afterschool Alliance

Girls ♥ Science (National Journal, January 26, 2016)

National Partnership for Women & Families

The Work-Life Balance Goes to Court (The Nation, January 25, 2016)

MomsRising

Inaction on Guns Isn't an Option (U.S. News & World Report, January 7, 2016)


National Partnership for Women & Families

For Domestic Violence Victims, Paid Sick Time Can Be Lifeline (Detroit Free Press, January 4, 2016)

The Institute for College Access and Success

What Is the Future of Higher Education? (The Atlantic, December 30, 2015)

Afterschool Alliance

A New Day for After-School Programs (Monroe (LA) News Star, December 26, 2015)


Afterschool Alliance

Federal Spending in 2016 Includes Some Bright Spots for Youth Programs (Youth Today, December 21, 2015)

MomsRising

D.C. Moms—and Babies—Campaign for Paid Leave (National Journal, November 19, 2015)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Three Ways To Tell If Your Company Supports Women Of Color (FastCompany, November 17, 2015)

MomsRising

Family-Friendly Policies ‘A Net Win for Businesses’ (NH Business Review, November 3, 2015)

National Partnership for Women & Families

All in the Family (U.S. News & World Report, October 29, 2015)


The Institute for College Access and Success

The 10 States Where College Students Graduate With the Most Debt (Yahoo! Finance, October 27, 2015)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Politicians Are Invading Our Medical Exam Rooms (Washington Post, October 19, 2015)

The Institute for College Access and Success

How to Approach Student Loans, as First Payments Come Due (The New York Times, October 16, 2015)


MomsRising

Paid Leave Is Gaining Steam (CNN.com, October 16, 2015)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Free Tuition Is Not Enough (The Atlantic, October 15, 2015)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Business School Professors Give National Paid Leave Policy a Top Grade (Washington Post, September 15, 2015)


The Institute for College Access and Success

The Many Pitfalls of Private Student Loans (The New York Times, September 4, 2015)

MomsRising

Marissa Mayer's Pregnancy Reignites Parental Leave Debate (NBC's Today Show, September 2, 2015)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Boosting Family Leave Is Often About Getting Workers To Stay (NPR's Morning Edition, September 1, 2015)


Afterschool Alliance

Support Quality After-School Programming: Upending Conventional Wisdom (Youth Today, September 1, 2015)

Afterschool Alliance

Commentary: Afterschool Programs Can Help Close the Achievement Gap (Roll Call, August 3, 2015)


The Institute for College Access and Success

The Controversial Idea That Could Lower Student Debt (Washington Post, Wonkblog, July 31, 2015)

MomsRising

Trump to Breastfeeding Mom: 'You're Disgusting' (Yahoo! Parenting, July 29, 2015)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Key Senate Dem Pushes Case for Paid Sick Leave (The Hill, July 28, 2015)


The Institute for College Access and Success

5 Ideas To Ease The Burden Of Student Loans (NPREd, June 26, 2015)

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Libido Drug for Women (The New York Times, June 23, 2015)

Afterschool Alliance

Readers React: Summer Fun Benefits (The Kansas City Star, June 18, 2015)


Montana Center to Advance Health Through Nursing

Helena Hosts Nursing Education Conference (KRTV, June 9, 2015)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Government to Forgive Student Loans at Corinthian Colleges (The New York Times, June 8, 2015)

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Third Time the Charm for ‘Female Viagra’ (U.S. News & World Report, June 4, 2015)


MomsRising

How Political Beliefs Affect What Women Want in the Workplace (Washington Post, Wonkblog, June 4, 2015)

Afterschool Alliance

Preventing Juvenile Crime, The Witching Hour (The Economist, May 30, 2015)

The Institute for College Access and Success

If Students Default, Should Colleges Pay Up? (Marketplace, May 20, 2015)


National Partnership for Women & Families

White House and Labor Advocates Praise Move by Facebook for Higher Wages (New York Times, Bits, May 13, 2015)

Afterschool Alliance

The Overbooked Generation (Christian Science Monitor, May 10, 2015)

The Institute for College Access and Success

This For-Profit College Failed, but Its Students Are Left With the Wreckage (Washington Post, May 3, 2015)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Budget Plan Calls for $194 Billion in Unidentified Cuts to Federal Workforce; Pregnant Postal Workers (Washington Post, April 30, 2015)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Corinthian Students Face Tough Choice to Discharge Loans (NBC News, April 28, 2015)

Afterschool Alliance

After-school Funding Reinstated in Senate Education Bill (Youth Today, April 16, 2015)


MomsRising

How Parents Cope With America's Child-Care 'Crisis' (Christian Science Monitor, April 5, 2015)

The Institute for College Access and Success

New York City Consumer Agency Investigating Four For-Profit Colleges (The New York Times, April 2, 2015)

National Partnership for Women & Families

The Unexpected Burden of Pregnancy at Work (The Nation, March 27, 2015)


Afterschool Alliance

Schwarzenegger and Paige: Why Congress Should Keep Funding Afterschool Programs (Washington Post, The Answer Sheet, March 25, 2015)

MomsRising

A Right Every American Worker Should Have (CNN.com, March 25, 2015)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

State Program to Get Second $150K Nursing Grant From RWJ Foundation (NJBiz, March 19, 2015)


The Institute for College Access and Success

GOP Would Freeze Pell (Inside Higher Ed, March 18, 2015)

Afterschool Alliance

Letter: Keeping Kids Active, Healthy, and Safe (Philadelphia Inquirer, March 18, 2015)

MomsRising

National Women’s Groups to New York Gov. Cuomo: Pass Paid Leave (Washington Post, March 16, 2015)


Afterschool Alliance

After-School Program Advocates Worry About Cuts in Federal Aid (McClatchy, March 12, 2015)

MomsRising Member

Obama Proposes Paid Sick Leave for Working Parents (NBC Nightly News, January 15, 2015)

National Partnership for Women & Families

New Report Urges Less Intervention in Births (New York Times, Motherlode, January 13, 2015)


The Institute for College Access and Success

Obama Proposes Plan to Offer Two Free Years of Community College (NBC Nightly News, January 9, 2015)

MomsRising

SCOTUS Case Unites Pro-Choice, Anti-Abortion Groups (MSNBC, December 3, 2014)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Is This Pregnancy-Discrimination Case the Next Lilly Ledbetter? (Time, December 2, 2014)


Afterschool Alliance

After-School Programs Give Kids Educational Boost (The Tennessean, November 27, 2014)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Health Insurance for Women: How to Pick the Best Plan (U.S. News & World Report, November 14, 2014)

Afterschool Alliance

After-School Programs in Demand for Black Community (Indianapolis Recorder, November 13, 2014)


The Institute for College Access and Success

Student Loan Debt Keeps Growing, but New Signs of Hope (CNBC, November 13, 2014)

Afterschool Alliance

After-School Programs Are More Popular, and Necessary, Than Ever (TakePart.com, October 28, 2014)

National Partnership for Women & Families

The 10 Worst States for Women (USA Today, October 19, 2014)


The Institute for College Access and Success

To Cut Student Debt, Florida College Cuts Off Some Student Borrowing (NPR's All Things Considered, October 12, 2014)

Afterschool Alliance

Group Calls for Increased Investment in After-School Programming (Washington Post, October 16, 2014)

The Institute for College Access and Success

National Student Loan Default Rate Dips to 13.7 Percent; Still ‘Too High,’ Official Says (Washington Post, September 24, 2014)


MomsRising

On Maternity Leave? You May Face Lending Bias, HUD Says (Washington Post, Federal Eye Blog, September 16, 2014)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Pass This Bill or a Sick Waiter Will Sneeze on Your Food (New Republic, August 27, 2014)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Obama College Ratings Drive Wedge as State Schools Support (Bloomberg Businessweek, August 25, 2014)


Afterschool Alliance

Letter: YMCA After School (Kansas City Star, August 18, 2014)

Afterschool Alliance

Camps, Schools Work to Fight Students' 'Summer Slide' (Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette, July 19, 2014)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Report: Nearly 1 Million Community College Students Can’t Take Out Federal Loans (Washington Post, July 15, 2014)


National Partnership for Women & Families

How Bad Medicine Is Sweeping The Country, One State At A Time (Think Progress, July 14, 2014)

Afterschool Alliance

Help Students Beat Summer Learning Loss (Coloradoan, July 4, 2014)

MomsRising

Don't Take Birth Control Options Away From Moms (Huffington Post, July 1, 2014)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Supreme Court Gives Some Employers More Leeway on Birth Control (Los Angeles Times, June 30, 2014)

National Partnership for Women & Families

One in Three States Gets Failing Score for Supporting New Parents (Wall Street Journal, The Numbers blog, June 20, 2014)

Afterschool Alliance

Camp, Sitter or Home Alone? Summer Heightens Child Care Dilemma (Fosters (NH) Daily Democrat, June 8, 2014)


National Partnership for Women & Families

California Lawmakers Advance Bill to Mandate Paid Sick Leave (Reuters, May 29, 2014)

Afterschool Alliance

State Sen. Manning Honored for Commitment to Education (The Morning Journal, May 23, 2014)


The Institute for College Access and Success

Do Better on Predatory Colleges (New York Times, May 18, 2014)

MomsRising

The Motherhood Penalty (Politico Magazine, April 30, 2014)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Which States Have the Highest Levels of Student Debt? (Washington Post, Wonkblog, April 23, 2014)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Democrats Push Equal Pay in Midterm Elections Fight (Time Magazine, April 7, 2014)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Mentorship Program for Nurse Leaders Finding Success (Nurse Zone, March 31, 2014)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Maze Of College Costs And Aid Programs Traps Some Families (NPR, Morning Edition, March 25, 2014)


MomsRising

The Unintended Consequences of a $15 Wage on Child Care (Seattle Weekly, March 18, 2014)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Will Your Degree Get You a Good Job? (The Christian Science Monitor, March 14, 2014)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Obama Executive Order to Expand Overtime Pay (Washington Post, March 12, 2014)


The Institute for College Access and Success

A Different Way to Pay for College (Marketplace, January 30, 2014)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Paid Leave Laws Catch On Across the Nation (NPR, Morning Edition, January 28, 2014)


Afterschool Alliance

Our 2014 Resolution for the Afterschool Movement (Huffington Post, January 13, 2014)

The Institute for College Access and Success

Report: Seven in 10 Students Graduate From College With Loans; Average Debt on the Rise (The Washington Post, December 4, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

A Federal Proposal for Paid Family Leave (New York Times, The New Old Age blog, December 13, 2013)


Afterschool Alliance

After-School Program Succeeds, but What Will Happen Next Year? (Cincinnati Enquirer, December 13, 2013)

MomsRising

DeLauro, Larson Focus on Economic Issues for Women (Connecticut Post, November 6, 2013)

Institute for College Access and Success

New Student Loan Rules Add Protections for Borrowers (New York Times, November 5, 2013)


Afterschool Alliance

A Prime Time for Learning (Politico, October 29, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Expanding Paid Sick Days in the District (Washington Post, September 26, 2013)

MomsRising

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Plays Chutes and Ladders for Early Education (Washington Post, September 19, 2013)


Afterschool Alliance

Brooklyn Student Wins National ‘Lights On Afterschool’ Poster Contest (Brooklyn Daily Eagle, September 18, 2013)

Institute for College Access and Success

Streamline Student Loans (USA Today, September 8, 2013)

MomsRising

A.F.L.-C.I.O. Has Plan to Add Millions of Nonunion Members (New York Times, September 6, 2013)


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Survey of Nurses Finds 'Moderate' Verbal Abuse (Philadelphia Inquirer, August 18, 2013)

MomsRising

Crushed by the Cost of Child Care (New York Times, August 17, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Physicians Aren't the Only Problem (Health Leaders Media, August 13, 2013)


Institute for College Access and Success

Congress Reaches Student Loan Deal That Lowers Rates for Borrowers (Baltimore Sun, August 2, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Rhode Island’s Small Victory (American Prospect, July 18, 2013)

MomsRising

Pallone Calls for Attention to Zimmerman Case, Gun Violence (Asbury Park Press, July 17, 2013)


Afterschool Alliance

The Secret War on Afterschool Programs (Washington Post, July 15, 2013)

MomsRising

Moms Urge Gun Control, Background Checks With Cow Costumes (US News & World Report, July 5, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Public Health Nurse Recruitment Barriers Detailed (HealthLeaders Media, July 1, 2013)


MomsRising

Obamacare: Because Mom Said So (Politico, June 29, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Forced to Work Sick? That's Fine With Disney, Red Lobster, and Their Friends at ALEC (Mother Jones, June 27, 2013)

Afterschool Alliance

New Legislation Proposed for Expanded and Out-of-School Learning (Education Week Beyond School Blog, June 19, 2013)


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Study Measures Impact of Verbal Abuse on New RNs (Nurse.com, June 18, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Mercer County Graduates of Nursing Initiative Reflect on Their Time, Look Ahead to Future (Times of Trenton, June 16, 2013)

Afterschool Alliance

Fewer Home Alone As Census Sees 39% Drop in Latchkey Kids (Bloomberg, June 11, 2013)


National Partnership for Women & Families

I Would Desire That You Pay the Ladies (American Prospect, June 10, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

$20M Nursing Scholar Program has Local Ties (Philadelphia Business Journal, June 4, 2013)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Employers Get Leeway on Health Incentives (New York Times, May 29, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Can Facebook and Reddit Fix America's Maternity Leave Problem? (Mother Jones, May 28, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Graduates of NJ Nursing Initiative Will Help Replenish Teaching Ranks (NJ Spotlight, May 22, 2013)


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Take a Moment to Thank a Nurse During National Nurses Month (Times of Trenton, May 21, 2013)

MomsRising

Moms Gain Political Power and Influence (MSNBC's Up with Steve Kornacki, May 12, 2013)

Institute for College Access and Success

Ways Congress Can Simplify Federal Student Loans (US News & World Report, May 8, 2013)


National Partnership for Women & Families

House GOP Advances Fake Pro-Working-Mother Bill (Mother Jones, May 7, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Nursing Grant Supports New Mexico Education Initiative (Nurse.com, May 6, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Nurse Turnover Affects HF Care at Rural Hospitals (Nurse.com, May 1, 2013)


MomsRising

Mothers Group Petitions Disney Over Sick Pay Laws (Reuters, April 26, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Congress Needs to Fix Wage Gap (Politico, April 11, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

New Jersey Needs the Paycheck Fairness Act (PolitickerNJ, April 9, 2013)


MomsRising

Moms Call For Gun Control On Capitol Hill (WAMU, February 14, 2013)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Don't Miss Out on Nurse-Led Quality Initiatives (Health Leaders Media, February 5, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

In Paid Family Leave, U.S. Trails Most of the Globe (New York Times, February 22, 2013)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Happy 20th Birthday: Q&A with the Women Behind the Family and Medical Leave Act (Time Family Matters blog, February 6, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

The Health Advantages of Sick Days (Washington Post, January 21, 2013)

MomsRising

NRA Leadership Is Promoting an Irresponsible Position on Guns (U.S. News & World Report, January 18, 2013)


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Solving the N.J. Nursing Shortage (Star-Ledger, January 8, 2013)

National Partnership for Women & Families

Why Paid Leave Could Pass in Obama's Second Term: Americans Want It (The Atlantic, December 3, 2012)

Afterschool Alliance

City, School District Put Money in Right Place (Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7)


National Partnership for Women & Families

Election Won't End Abortion/Contraception Debate (Associated Press, November 9)

Afterschool Alliance

Brook Park Commemorates After School Programs at Library (Sun News, October 25)

MomsRising

Credit Card Rule Change to Aid Stay-at-Home Spouses (Today Show, October 23)


The Institute for College Access and Success

Student-Loan Borrowers Average $26,500 in Debt (New York Times, October 18)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Nurses Extremely Accurate in Assessing Hospital Quality of Care, Study Finds (Advance for Nurses, October 9)