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Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Learn about the FAMILY Act!

Learn about the FAMILY Act!

Learn about the FAMILY Act!

Learn more about the new bill to institute a national paid leave family insurance program, so no one has to put their job or their paycheck at risk to care for themselves or their family.

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Georgia | Comments Off on Voting is your right, take advantage of it!

Voting is your right, take advantage of it!

Voting is your right, take advantage of it!

In my work as 9to5 Organizer for our Ban the Box campaign, I have been given the task to register people to vote. I find this to be the most discouraging thing I have had to do in a long time.

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

How can you tell it’s campaign season in Georgia? The mudslinging and partisan rhetoric are in full swing. Incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal trumpets his record of moving Georgia to the No. 1-ranked “business friendly” state, according to a 2013 Site Selection magazine poll, while his Democratic challenger, state Sen. Jason Carter, promotes “an economy that works for the middle class.”

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in California, California_events | Comments Off on Event: 10th Annual 9to5 California Conference

Event: 10th Annual 9to5 California Conference

Event: 10th Annual 9to5 California Conference

Join the 9to5 California Conference for skill-building workshops and leadership development to build the working women’s movement in California!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: Reflections on Atlanta’s 2014 RLC

Blog: Reflections on Atlanta’s 2014 RLC

Blog: Reflections on Atlanta’s 2014 RLC

The energy level in the workshop room was buzzing right when I walked in. We were a room full of leaders who also know how to work as part of a team!

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: White House Summit on Working Families

Blog: White House Summit on Working Families

Blog: White House Summit on Working Families

For me, the White House Summit on Working Families was priceless! I was able to visit our nation’s capital and sit in the presence of President Obama and our First Lady, as well as Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, as they talked about working family issues.

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on 9to5 Member Blog: My Lunch With the President

9to5 Member Blog: My Lunch With the President

9to5 Member Blog: My Lunch With the President

It was such an honor to be part of the White House Summit on Working Families. Never in a million years would I have seen myself having lunch with the most influential person in the nation. It has left me speechless for days.

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Join the Action Network Summer Campaign

Join the Action Network Summer Campaign

Join the Action Network Summer Campaign

9to5 is excited to launch our new summer-long campaign to raise up women’s voices and votes on behalf of our families and communities!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on A Landmark Moment: The White House Summit on Working Families

A Landmark Moment: The White House Summit on Working Families

A Landmark Moment: The White House Summit on Working Families

On Monday, June 23 I was so proud to participate in the White House Summit on Working Families alongside powerful 9to5 member-activists, who weighed in on solutions for the workplace issues they are directly affected by.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in California, California_events | Comments Off on Event: 9to5 LA Movie Night and Potluck!

Event: 9to5 LA Movie Night and Potluck!

Event: 9to5 LA Movie Night and Potluck!

Join us to share a delicious meal and watch The Fight in the Fields, a film telling the story of the first successful organizing drive of farm workers in the United States, while recounting the many failed and dramatic attempts to unionize that led up to this victory.