FMLA 25 anniversary celebrations and call to action for paid leave

Type of Event: 
Friday, January 5, 2018 (All day)
Event Location: 
Online and in Washington, D.C.
Contact for Questions: 
Vicki Shabo, National Partnership for Women & Families, Jessica Mason, National Partnership for Women & Families,


Please join us online or - if you're in Washington, D.C. in the Senate - on February 5th to mark the 25th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and be part of a call to action for strong, inclusive and affordable national paid family and medical leave.

Digital Day of Action: Feb. 5 all day, with a Thunderclap at 1pm ET and a Twitter Storm from 1-2pm ET

  • Sign your social media accounts up for our Thunderclap on 2/5 here. (must sign up in advance)
  •  #FMLA25 and #PaidLeaveMeans social media toolkit for content to use all day and during the Twitter storm
  • Tweets for academic letters:
      113 researchers from 61 schools in 25 states and D.C. agree — Congress must support #paidleave and the #FAMILYAct! #FMLA25

      200+ professors make the business case for the #FAMILYAct in a letter to Congress! Learn more: @NPWF #paidleave #FMLA25

If you're in D.C., please celebrate at a congressional reception from 5-7pm with policymakers, advocates, business leaders and the public:

RSVP here