Colleges Must Support Student Parents Even After COVID

No category of college students has been harder hit than one that is often invisible: students who are also mothers (and fathers). Despite being largely left out of the national higher ed conversation, student parents make up about one-quarter of all college students, and face barriers like soaring college costs and lack of affordable childcare and housing.

Moving the Apostrophe in Mother’s Day: Helping Mothers Around the Globe

Mothers’ Day Movement (MDM) was founded by a small group of women who believe in making a difference for women around the globe.

“Americans are expected to spend $25 billion this Mother’s Day on flowers, earrings and meals. Go ahead: These women are worth it and more! But let’s remember that a tenth of that sum would save large numbers of lives of moms around the world. The Mothers’ Day Movement is a worthy effort to honor mothers in part by saving mothers’ lives.”

The First Feminist Who Loved Me

Writer and professor Gloria González-López recalls her mother’s words In Spanish and English throughout the years in this moving personal essay.

“Do not put any makeup on her. I think that when she grows up, she going to be like those women who think and write.”
“The priest is a man; the priest is not God.”
“Soy una sirvienta sin sueldo”—I am a maid with no pay.