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Minority Leader Pelosi (D-Calif.) Honored by National Family Organizations

July 11, 2012


Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Judy Lichtman
Tuesday morning, the coalition fighting for family-friendly policy advances such as paid sick days and family leave insurance honored House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for her leadership in fighting for working women and men across the country.Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) also spoke at the event. He is chairman of the Senate HELP Committee and lead senate sponsor of the Healthy Families Act and the Rebuild America Act.

The groups spoke with their representatives about federal legislation for paid sick days and family leave insurance.

— report by Kate Oczypok and photographs by Tenley Peterson for National Partnership for Women & Families and Katie Jett Walls for Family Values @ Work

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) with the audience
Liz Shuler, Secretary Treasurer of the AFL-CIO  Judy Lichtman, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Ellen Bravo
Sen. Tom Harkin (second from left) with Ellen Bravo and Family Values at Work Representatives