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Ellen Bravo

Ellen Bravo

Ellen Bravo is a founder and now strategic advisor to Family Values @ Work, a network of state coalitions that fights for paid leave and child care policies.

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Who’s paying for the lack of paid leave?

By: - October 7, 2021

When my younger son was 5, he was hit by a car and had to stay overnight in the hospital. He was hurting from stitches in the back of his head, a collar on his neck, bruises on his body. Above all, he was terrified. On the way to his room, he saw kids alone […]

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To the naked man in the hot springs outside Taos

By: - October 15, 2020

Recently my husband and I drove twenty hours to New Mexico for a glorious reunion with our adult sons. We’d all taken precautions before and during our travel. Near the end of our visit, we put on swim suits and hiked down to the Black Rock hot springs outside Taos where we enjoyed the water, […]