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Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on 9to5 Colorado Releases Groundbreaking Transit Report

9to5 Colorado Releases Groundbreaking Transit Report

9to5 Colorado Releases Groundbreaking Transit Report

After intensive community canvassing, surveying, and organizing 9to5 Colorado has released their transit report titled “Left at the Station: A Civil Rights perspective on Transit Justice in the Front Range.”

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Action Alerts, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Enough is enough.

Enough is enough.

Enough is enough.

At the end of 2013, Congress failed to extend the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program before they left for vacation. 1.6 million Americans have lost what little income they had. And what has Congress done in the new year? Nothing to help these families.

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on 9to5 Member Shares Her Story with Thousands

9to5 Member Shares Her Story with Thousands

9to5 Member Shares Her Story with Thousands

9to5 Colorado member Shelby Ramirez shares her FMLA story with over 16,000 listeners, who called in to a national tele-townhall to discuss fair pay, paid family and medical leave, paid sick days and affordable child care.

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on 9to5 Member: Earned income tax credit can be a lifesaver

9to5 Member: Earned income tax credit can be a lifesaver

9to5 Member: Earned income tax credit can be a lifesaver

When my EITC refund came in 1996, it was worth nearly $1,900. I had never seen so much money before in my life. I was finally able to pay off the electric bill, and I used $800 to buy a car — a used Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. To me, that car was a Mercedes.