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Colorado’s mobile home parks are disappearing, but a proposed bill would try to save them

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Media Coverage | 0 comments

The Aspen Times By Jack Queen Mobile home parks can be integral components of a community’s affordable housing mix, but they also carry an element of instability: Residents typically own the pre-fabricated, rectangular houses they live in, but not the monthly-rented land underneath. That means that if the owner of the park decides to sell — as has increasingly been the case in some parts of Colorado — residents are forced to either pay tens of thousands of dollars to move their homes or abandon them, sometimes after years of interest...

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Women’s groups kick off weekly meetings at Colorado Capitol

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Media Coverage | 0 comments

Women’s groups kick off weekly meetings at Colorado Capitol

DENVER – Colorado legislators and representatives of several interest groups want to capitalize on the momentum from women’s marches across the nation as they launch Women and Families’ Wednesdays at the state Capitol.

The group will gather every Wednesday on Capitol Hill during the legislative session to allow participants to campaign for issues that directly affect women and families.

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KGNU: 9to5 Colorado protests soaring RTD costs

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

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

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Because We All Deserve a Second Chance

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

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

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Denver CBS4: 9to5 Colorado protests steep RTD fare

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

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.

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WTMJ-4 Milwaukee: Gender pay gap costs women thousands

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Media Coverage | 0 comments

WTMJ-4 Milwaukee: Gender pay gap costs women thousands

Watch Astar Herndon, 9to5 Wisconsin Organizer, break down the costs of the wage gap for women of color and the impact it has for our families and communities.

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