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Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Georgia, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Grassroots Groups Mark ‘National Voter Registration Day’

Media Coverage: Grassroots Groups Mark ‘National Voter Registration Day’

Media Coverage: Grassroots Groups Mark ‘National Voter Registration Day’

With the goal of boosting civic participation and exercising Constitutional rights, grassroots groups throughout the country spent Tuesday meeting face-to-face with eligible people — and the public in general — to elevate awareness about “National Voter Registration Day.”

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Ms. Magazine celebrates with 9to5

Media Coverage: Ms. Magazine celebrates with 9to5

Media Coverage: Ms. Magazine celebrates with 9to5

When the 40-year-old organization 9to5—subtitled “Winning Justice for Working Women”—celebrates its “ruby” anniversary at several upcoming events, it will recharge itself for the battles ahead. But it’s also a time to pat itself on the back for what it’s achieved since 1973 on behalf of U.S. women workers.

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: The Long Walk to Dignity

Blog: The Long Walk to Dignity

Blog: The Long Walk to Dignity

Seeing our coalition of community advocates fighting for the rights, dignity, and an end to discrimination against reformed citizens while promoting proven policies and best practices was powerful!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Blog: What 9to5 Means to Me

Blog: What 9to5 Means to Me

Blog: What 9to5 Means to Me

On the eve of our 40th anniversary, a former 9to5 organizer celebrates our milestone by sharing how we helped shape her life and how she holds those experiences and memories close to her heart.

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Yes, We Can! 40 Years of Winning Justice for Working Women

Media Coverage: Yes, We Can! 40 Years of Winning Justice for Working Women

Media Coverage: Yes, We Can! 40 Years of Winning Justice for Working Women

On the eve of our 40th anniversary celebrations held in Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles and Milwaukee, we must recommit ourselves to a renewed effort to fight for good jobs and equal opportunity that all of us need to contribute to overall stability for families, communities and a growing economy. And that time is now — yes we can!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Media Coverage: 9to5 is in The New York Times

Media Coverage: 9to5 is in The New York Times

Media Coverage: 9to5 is in The New York Times

Linda Meric, 9to5’s national executive director, was one of 115 arrested on Independence Avenue, protesting the failure of Congress to act on common sense immigration reform that provides a pathway to citizenship and values women.

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in California_events | Comments Off on Los Angeles 40th Anniversary Celebration

Los Angeles 40th Anniversary Celebration

Los Angeles 40th Anniversary Celebration

Our successes over the last 40 years have had a life-changing impact on women. Join us as we celebrate our victories, honor the leaders who have helped us get this far, and look forward to the next phase of organizing for change. Our strength and longevity come from you – our members – and we look forward to celebrating with you!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in California_events | Comments Off on San Jose 40th Anniversary Celebration

San Jose 40th Anniversary Celebration

San Jose 40th Anniversary Celebration

Our successes over the last 40 years have had a life-changing impact on women. Join us as we celebrate our victories, honor the leaders who have helped us get this far, and look forward to the next phase of organizing for change. Our strength and longevity come from you – our members – and we look forward to celebrating with you!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Why I Got Arrested in Washington, D.C.

Media Coverage: Why I Got Arrested in Washington, D.C.

Media Coverage: Why I Got Arrested in Washington, D.C.

In The Huffington Post, 9to5’s National Executive Director shares why she was arrested on Thursday, September 12, 2013, in Washington, D.C. In a symbolic gesture, her act of civil disobedience was meant to support and honor the countless acts of courage that immigrant women engage in every day out of love for their families and communities.

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Event: 9to5 Celebrates 40 Years!

Event: 9to5 Celebrates 40 Years!

Event: 9to5 Celebrates 40 Years!

Join us for our 40th Anniversary! The celebration will feature our keynote speaker Karen Nussbaum, Director of Working America, former director of the Women’s Bureau of the Dept. of Labor and a founder of 9to5.