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Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Homepage_featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mothers Know Best!

Mothers Know Best!

Mothers Know Best!

Check out 9to5’s new report “Mothers Know Best: At the intersection of low-wage work, public assistance and child care.” Over the course of the past two years, focus groups in three states brought together 100 low-income parents to talk about the difficulties they face accessing public assistance, child care, and work, as well as the policy solutions they need.

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Trump Budget a Disaster for Women and Families

Trump Budget a Disaster for Women and Families

Trump Budget a Disaster for Women and Families

Trump Budget A Disaster For Women And Families By Linda Meric, originally featured on The Huffington Post. Despite his promises, he would sacrifice the needs of ordinary people to reward millionaires, billionaires, and big corporations. The new Trump budget proposal is a disaster for women and families. It slashes trillions of dollars from food stamps, health care and other safety net programs that working families need to make ends meet. It includes a paid leave proposal that is nothing more than lip service – unworkable and not what...

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on New Report on LGBT Elders

New Report on LGBT Elders

New Report on LGBT Elders

9to5 allies at the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) and Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) have released a new report on issuesfacing LGBT older adults. Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults takes a comprehensive look at the experiences of LGBT elders, the challenges to accessing the resources needed to age with support and dignity, and their resilience.

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Announcing a new Executive Director at 9to5!

Announcing a new Executive Director at 9to5!

Announcing a new Executive Director at 9to5!

On behalf of the 9to5, National Association of Working Women National Board and Management Team, we are excited to announce Helen Kim Ho as 9to5’s new Executive Director, beginning June 1, when current Executive Director Linda Meric retires.