Premieres Thursday, April 6 at 8:00 pm on CPTV

Repeats Monday, April 17 at 10:00 pm and Sunday, April 23 at 6:00 pm.

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About the Program:
All workers, at some point, need to take time off to care for their newborn, their family members, or themselves, but many cannot afford to miss a paycheck. Paid family leave gives them the ability to care for their loved ones, keep their job, and pay the bills. During this live special, hear from a panel of experts who will discuss how the state of Connecticut might become the fifth in the nation to implement paid family leave.

Hosted by: Diane Smith

Panelists include:
Catherine Bailey, Deputy Director Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund; Chair, CT Campaign for Paid Family Leave
Suzanne Bates, Director of Policy and Legislative Outreach, Yankee Institute for Public Policy
Stacy Stableford, CT Resident and Caregiver

The schedule for the evening is as follows:

  • 6:45-7:30 p.m. – Reception with light hors d’oeuvres and beverages
  • 7:30-7:50 p.m. – Seating in the Studio
  • 8-9 p.m. – Live Program

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Life Lessons is a series of LIVE television events from CPTV in which local experts help us find smart ways to make big decisions, solve problems, and ace the biggest test of all – LIFE!

Visit cptv.org/lifelessons for more information.

Learn more about Partnership Productions at cpbn.org/partnership-productions.