1 hr 11 min

Parent Power for Political Change with Justin Ruben Parenting and Politics

    • Society & Culture

How can we leverage parent power to create real political change?
How can parents hold their elected officials accountable? 
Has COVID19 brought in a once-in-a-lifetime moment where we have the opportunity to create real change, à la post WWII New Deal and make things like paid sick time, universal health care, affordable childcare and paid leave realities in the USA? 
In this episode Diana talks to Justin Ruben, cofounder and co-director of Parents Together, a multi-racial, cross-class national parents’ organization focused on improving parents’ daily lives and winning policies that help families and kids. 
Diana and Justin speak candidly about the opportunities and challenges we face as we live through a global pandemic. They share their struggles during COVID19 and what this pandemic has brought to the forefront and the power that parents have to affect real change. 

How can we leverage parent power to create real political change?
How can parents hold their elected officials accountable? 
Has COVID19 brought in a once-in-a-lifetime moment where we have the opportunity to create real change, à la post WWII New Deal and make things like paid sick time, universal health care, affordable childcare and paid leave realities in the USA? 
In this episode Diana talks to Justin Ruben, cofounder and co-director of Parents Together, a multi-racial, cross-class national parents’ organization focused on improving parents’ daily lives and winning policies that help families and kids. 
Diana and Justin speak candidly about the opportunities and challenges we face as we live through a global pandemic. They share their struggles during COVID19 and what this pandemic has brought to the forefront and the power that parents have to affect real change. 

1 hr 11 min

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