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These videos are from a DMI event that honored members of Congress who received an "A" for their votes on middle class issues in 2007. More information about DMI's middle class scorecard is available at www.TheMiddleClass.org.
On Monday, June 23 an esteemed panel of women including Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney; Hon. Christine Quinn, New York City Council Speaker; Diana Salas, Associate Director of the Women of Color Policy Network; Congresswoman Pat Schroeder, President and CEO of American Association of Publishers, Inc.; Olga Vives, Executive Vice President of the National Organization for Women; and Lisa Witter, Chief Operating Officer, Fenton Communications joined DMI to discuss Rep. Maloney's new book - Rumors of Our Progress have been Greatly Exaggerated: Why Women's Lives Aren't Getting any Easier—and How We can Make Real Progress for Ourselves and Our Daughters.
The panel, moderated by DMI Executive Director Andrea Batisa Schlesinger, also discussed the status of women in society and the policies necessary to close the gender gap.
On May 28, 2008, the Drum Major Institute convened a panel on paid sick leave that highlighted San Francisco's paid sick leave law. Participants included Councilwoman Gale Brewer, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, David Jones of the Community Service Society, and Sara Flocks from Young Workers United, the San Francisco organization that developed the law and mobilized grassroots support for it.
The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy is a non-partisan, non-profit think tank generating the ideas that fuel the progressive movement. From releasing nationally recognized studies of our increasingly fragile middle class to showcasing progressive policies that have worked to advance social and economic justice, DMI has been on the leading edge of the public policy debate.
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The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy is a non-partisan, non-profit think tank generating the ideas that fuel the progressive movement. From releasing nationally recognized studies of our increasingly fragile middle class to showcasing progre...