How the Vote Mama Foundation is Helping Parents Running for Office
Vote Mama Foundation, a non-profit working toward gender equity by breaking down the structural and cultural barriers mothers face while running for office, has launched an aggressive campaign to enact the use of Campaign Funds for Childcare for state and local elections in all 50 states by 2023.
Vote Mama Foundation founder and CEO Liuba Grechen Shirley was the first woman to receive federal approval to spend Campaign Funds for Childcare during her Congressional run in 2018. Eleven states have enacted legislation, and Vote Mama Foundation is partnering with 18 states in 2021.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- Liuba's journey leading to the start of this campaign
- Why this matters to communities across the nation
- Challenges in getting it passed
- How this helps first-time candidates
- What comes next
- How YOU can get involved