Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is a Democratic senator from Arizona. She is widely believed to be the first member of Congress who is nonreligious, although she has not embraced the label. Sinema is co-sponsor of a bipartisan paid leave bill that would enable new parents to fund their leave time by borrowing against future child tax […]
Richard Reeves is a senior fellow in economic studies at Brookings, where he also directs the Future of the Middle Class Initiative and co-directs the Center on Children and Families. He has studied a variety of family-related economic issues, including income inequality and paid leave.
Maggie Cordish is a fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, where she focuses on issues related to early childhood and family leave. She previously served as a family and child care policy adviser in the White House Office of Economic Initiatives and worked with Ivanka Trump on paid family leave. Arrange an interview by filling […]
Rachel Anderson is a resident fellow with the Center for Public Justice, where she leads the Families Valued project. She has authored or co-authored numerous reports on family leave policies and argues that paid leave should be seen as a religious issue.
The Rev. Devon Anderson is rector of Trinity Excelsior Episcopal Church in Excelsior, Minnesota. She serves as chairwoman of an Episcopal Church task force on paid family leave.
Kathy Mears is the interim president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association. The NCEA filed a brief in Our Lady of Guadalupe v. Morrissey-Berru arguing that religious schools should have the freedom to hire or fire teachers performing ministerial functions without outside interference.
Katherine M. Franke is a law professor at Columbia University, where she also serves as faculty director of the Law, Rights and Religion Project.
Leslie Hiner is the vice president of legal affairs for EdChoice, an organization that researches and advocates for school choice programs. Arrange an interview through Jennifer Wagner.
Alice O’Brien serves as general counsel for the National Education Association, which filed a brief opposing tax credit programs that benefit private schools in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue.