Personal stories in the National Journal

Last Thursday, partner group MomsRising helped organize a lobby day at the DC Council. Moms, moms-to-be, and some precious cargo told Councilmembers why DC needs paid family and medical leave. The National Journal was there to capture some of the advocates' stories. Read them here.

 Zaida Espada and her 11 month-old daughter Zoe helped deliver petitions and personal stories to the D.C. Council on Thursday in support of the DC Universal Paid Leave Act. (Emily Jan / National Journal)

Zaida Espada and her 11 month-old daughter Zoe helped deliver petitions and personal stories to the D.C. Council on Thursday in support of the DC Universal Paid Leave Act. (Emily Jan / National Journal)