• Pell Center Hosts Women’s Fund RI FMLA 20th Anniversary

    On Monday, the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island hosted a panel discussion at the Pell Center on “Work, Life, and Family Policies” with Senator Chris Dodd and Author/Activist Ellen Bravo to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). To open the panel, Senator Jack Reed gave remarks about Rhode Island’s history of supporting FMLA, as well as Senator Dodd’s early involvement to pass FMLA into legislation in 1993.  The panel was moderated by Founding Executive Director of the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island Marcia Coné.

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    From Left: Senator Dodd, Bravo, and Coné

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    From Left: Coné, Senator Dodd, Bravo, and Senator Reed

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    Mrs. Pell (third from left), Senator Dodd, Coné and the Board of the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island

    To view more photos, visit the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island Facebook page.

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