Zero Weeks

1 Hr. 38 Min.

2017
Screening format: DCP
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Despite our country's insistence on putting family first, America is the only developed country in the world without government-mandated paid leave. Meaning that despite our status as one of the richest nations, a pregnancy, injury, or sudden illness of an aging parent can send us spiraling into poverty. Combining heart-rending stories with thought-provoking interviews (including Milwaukee's own Ellen Bravo!), Zero Weeks is a persuasive argument that it actually costs America more to keep doing nothing than to work toward substantive change in how we support our citizens.

 

FILM SPONSOR: Planned Parenthood

Community Partners: Junior League of Milwaukee, Global Shapers Milwaukee, Milwaukee Community Acupuncture


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