Take Action Tuesday

Today for our #weeklyaction we want to focus on healthcare and family life. As the the Senate tries to push through a 'healthcare' bill that cuts funding to potentially over 20 million Americans, and largely takes healthcare services away from women.  

  • Read about the first survey of postdocs who are parents and reveal a lack of access to paid parental leave, pressures to return to work early and extra stressors for parents of color. Bring awareness to this important issue, write your representatives or your institutions about the importance of paid family leave and encourage their institutions to take family-friendly initiatives. 
  • The 'healthcare' bill will harm women. Call your representatives, especially if you are in a state with sway