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MomsRising: Dual Language Learning Helps Close Education Gap

Local
MomsRising campaigned for the passage of SHB 1445, driving calls to the state legislature and collecting stories from families who would benefit from the dual language learning program. ...
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Seattle Storm Season Opener May 14 to Celebrate Mother’s Day, Giveaways Available

Sports
In celebration of the new General Admission Family Zone, kids will be encouraged to cheer as loud as they can and will be invited to run on the court during the Doppler Train. Prior to tipoff, the entire family can enjoy the Summer Fun Zone on the West Plaza, complete with face painting, bounce houses, music, and more. ...
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Sen. Murray Reintroduces Healthy Families Act to Allow Workers to Earn Paid Sick Days

Politics Local
The Healthy Families Act would allow workers at businesses with at least 15 employees to earn up to 56 hours, or seven days, of paid sick leave each year. ...
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House Approves Inslee’s Children, Youth and Families Bill with 77-19 Bipartisan Vote, Seattle Preschool Program Expands

Local
The Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) will add 20 new classrooms for the 2017-2018 school year, bringing the total number of classrooms to 53. The program will serve more than 1,000, three- and four-year-old students. ...
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Sarah Paulson, Kim Kardashian, Tig Notaro, Julie Bowen Come Out to Support Family Equality Council in Beverly Hills

Sarah Paulson and Cheyenne Jackson at the LA Impact Awards/Family Equality Council
Top News Entertainment
The stars aligned to raise more than $400,000 for Family Equality Council in Beverly Hills on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the LA Impact Awards. ...
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Sarah, Brandy and Kersh Live on the Red Carpet at the Family Equality Council’s LA Impact Awards

Entertainment
Watch what happens live as Sarah Toce, Brandy Black and Kersh Branz take their fans behind-the-scenes at the Family Equality Council’s LA Impact Awards! ...
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PFLAG National Lauds Appointments of Catherine Lhamon and Debo Adegbile to Civil Rights Commission

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Special Council Debo Adegbile talks to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Adegbile argued before the court in Shelby County v. Holder, a legal challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Politics
As Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Civil Rights, Catherine Lhamon has been one of this Administration’s key leaders in advancing civil rights. ...
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Washington Governor Pushes for Funding of Paid Family Leave

Politics Health
The United States is the only industrialized nation that does not offer paid family leave of any kind. ...
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Highlights Magazine Under Fire for Not Representing Same-Sex Families

Highlights Hello Magazine
National
Highlights Magazine gave one queer mom a less than satisfactory answer about why they haven’t included LGBTQ families on their pages - and LGBTQ families are responding. ...
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Family Equality Council Taps Distinguished Shelbi Day as Senior Policy Counsel

Family Equality Council/Shelbi Day
National
Shelbi Day will be responsible for Family Equality Council’s advocacy with federal agencies and will manage a federal and state legislative portfolio. ...
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