Organizations Studying and Working for Policy Change

Links to organizations which are studying and working to change policies.



Families and Work Institute (FWI)

A nonprofit center dedicated to providing research for living in today’s changing workplace, changing family and changing community.


New York State Paid Family Leave Coalition and Time To Care Campaign

 An organization helping to pass Paid Family Leave Insurance and Paid Sick Days policies


Family Values at Work

16 state coalitions working for paid sick days, family leave insurance and other policies that value families at work.


Related reading on PSP:

Work/Life Balance—The Conversation Begins - one simple question on one of the PSP lists about starting a new job after maternity leave evolved from a conversation of practical advice to an engaging dialogue about the political system, social dilemmas, and work culture policies surrounding and impacting parenthood. This summary pulls both the practical tips and political critique that came out of this lively conversations...