Illinois must improve women’s ability to achieve success, including:

  • Securing paid sick time and paid Family Medical Leave for working families so that women can take care of themselves and their children
    • Here are fact sheets for the paid sick leave bills in the House  (HB2771) and in the Senate (SB1296).
    • And here is a fact sheet with more background info: Sick Days background
  • The creation of a program that supports Illinois families living in deep poverty with a monthly diaper allowance.
  • Raising the minimum wage to a sustainable standard that will help to support