If you served in the U.S. military, your expertise can help reporters tell the story of the modern veteran experience. Here are a few specific ways your experience can help others understand this generation of veterans.
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In conjunction with the PBS documentary ‘MAKERS: Women Who Changed America,’ Harrisburg, Pa.’s WITF decided to cover women who have had an impact on Central Pennsylvania, with the goal of connecting local stories with national coverage.
We heard from parents who have taken FMLA time to care for sick children, others who have lamented the law's time limitations -- and from a doctor who's found himself caught in the middle of delicate negotiations between his patients and their employers.
Twenty years ago today President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, granting 12 weeks of job protection to workers recovering from an accident, tending to a sick loved one or caring for a new baby.
Veterans of many generations wrote to tell us how their experience in the military informs their views on the Pentagon’s decision to expand the role of women in combat. Read their stories, then tell us yours.
Mitchelene BigMan, founder of the Native American Women Warriors and a 22-year Army veteran, talks about the issues facing women and Native Americans in the military.
Title IX was reality for Diane Goldberg, who entered Columbia University the year it went coed. In 1983. As teams battled for women to join their ranks regardless of experience, she left registration day with a new slate of classes and a spot on the fencing team.