paid family leave

Testimony to DC Council on Paid Family Leave

Testimony to DC Council on Paid Family Leave | Kimberly Perry, Executive Director, DC Action for Children The COVID-19 pandemic reinforces the need for inclusive, accessible health programs. Fortunately, the District is almost ready to launch a new program that will help. DC’s new Universal Paid Leave Program is slated to launch July 1. Many of us in the advocacy...

OP-ED: Yael Smiley and Kimberly Perry: Family, medical and caregiving leave are essential for all of us

DC Action for Children Executive Director Kimberly Perry and DC pediatrician Dr. Yael Smiley wrote about the importance of Universal Paid Family Leave in a recent op-ed in The District Line. The COVID-19 crisis reinforces the need for inclusive, accessible programs for public health and public benefits. Fortunately, the District is almost ready to launch a new program that will...