Showing posts from May, 2017

Paid Leave and Financial Resources for Cancer Patients and Caretakers

Today I had the opportunity to present materials on paid leave and financial resources at a cancer navigators meeting. We're putting these materials online so more people can access them. Special thanks to PathWays PA (in particular Paula Staton) and Family Values @ Work for their research and support!

Laws that help patients and caregivers at work
Financial Resources for patients and caregivers
Resources for staff and counselors to share

Put the FMLA to Work for You

(PS- please remember that links have to be typed exactly as they are, including capitalization, to work!)

Election Day is Around the Corner in Pennsylvania

Municipal elections provide an opportunity to make a big impact at the local level. In Pennsylvania, primary elections for local school boards, the Commonwealth Court, and other offices will happen May 16. Make a plan and get out to vote!

***If you have any issues on Election Day, please call 1-866-OUR-VOTE. 

Issues may include (but are not limited to): being told the wrong date/time to vote; not being allowed to cast a provisional ballot; being intimidated or challenged at the polls. 

Be sure to bring this number with you when you vote!***

The following information is for people who are registered to vote in Pennsylvania.
If you live in another state, or have questions that are not answered in this post, please visit

Who is Running for Office?

On May 16, you can vote for school board, state and local judges, and several other races. You may be able to find a list of people running for office at Ballotpedia.

Will I Need Voter ID?