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Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Colorado, Media Coverage | 0 comments

KGNU: 9to5 Colorado protests soaring RTD costs

Read about 9to5 Colorado’s coalition with Denver groups protesting the city’s soaring cost of living.

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Homepage_featured | 0 comments

A Letter on Orlando

A Letter on Orlando

A letter of love, solidarity, and commitment from 9to5 in response to the massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in California, Homepage_featured | 0 comments

VICTORY! California repeals the Maximum Family Grant rule

VICTORY! California repeals the Maximum Family Grant rule

After years of work to rally support and lift up the voices of directly impacted families, 9to5 California and our partner organizations are proud to announce that 130,000 children across the state will now have access to the assistance they need and deserve, instead of being unfairly punished by the Maximum Family Grant rule.

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Wisconsin | 0 comments

Because We All Deserve a Second Chance

Because We All Deserve a Second Chance

Our Wisconsin chapter is doing great work around ‪#‎BanTheBox‬!

“As an organizer with 9to5 Wisconsin, I work with a huge population of women who are struggling to turn their lives around; to get and keep jobs after returning from prison.”-Nancy Yarbrough, 9to5 WI Chapter Organizer.
Check out Nancy’s Op Ed, published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Colorado, Media Coverage | 0 comments

Denver CBS4: 9to5 Colorado protests steep RTD fare

Denver CBS4: 9to5 Colorado protests steep RTD fare

Hear about 9to5 Colorado’s successful protest of the Regional Transportation District’s A Line cost and its burden on working women.

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Building People Power in 2016 and Beyond

Building People Power in 2016 and Beyond

We’re in the midst of a presidential election year, as if we could forget!  Every member of the House of Representatives and 34 members of the Senate will be up for election. Numerous local matters will also be on ballots. At 9to5, we know that every election is important and this is no exception. For 9to5, voter engagement goes much deeper than drumming up fervor for a particular candidate. As Kim Schofield, a Georgia Board Member, explained, “Voting is not an option, it’s a lifestyle. We have a responsibility to model civic...

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in California | 0 comments

LA Community Interns put their organizing skills to work!

LA Community Interns put their organizing skills to work!

In LA, 9to5’s Community Interns are championing the repeal of CalWORKs’ discriminatory Maximum Family Grant!

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Watch: 9to5 Members Speak Out on Equal Pay

Pay inequality is a real and persistent problem in America that continues to shortchange women and our families. Watch 9to5 leaders and board members share their experiences with the wage gap, its impact on their lives, and what we’re doing to ensure that women’s work is fully valued.

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in National Action Network | 0 comments

Building Together at 9to5’s Annual Leadership Conference 2016

Building Together at 9to5’s Annual Leadership Conference 2016

The 2016 Annual Leadership Conference was a blast! Take a look at the pictures and find out how you can get involved in upcoming workshops and trainings.

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Colorado, Uncategorized | 0 comments

9to5 Colorado’s 2016 Legislative Session

9to5 Colorado’s 2016 Legislative Session

As we draw another busy legislative session to a close, we’d like to give you a snapshot of our work this year. 2016 has held both legislative wins for working women & families, as well as shaped a path for our future work.