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Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off

MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

January 19 was MLK Day, the day our country comes together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 9to5 members carry on his struggle for racial and economic justice by fighting to guarantee wages and workplace conditions that provide dignity and security to all workers. – In Georgia, 9to5’s Ban the Box campaign marched to call for an end to employment discrimination against the formerly incarcerated. – 9to5 Wisconsin joined the MLK Day Justice Program and March to collect petition signatures in support of WI paid...

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off

Huff Post: President Obama’s Announcement a Historic Win for Working Families

Huff Post: President Obama’s Announcement a Historic Win for Working Families

In an historic announcement, made through the unique channel of LinkedIn, via his senior advisor on working families Valerie Jarret, Obama said access to these kinds of policies is a “worker’s right, not a privilege.

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in 9to5 in the News, Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off

Media Coverage: Suburbs and the New American Poverty

Media Coverage: Suburbs and the New American Poverty

9to5 member Reverend Harriet Bradley was featured in an article by the Atlantic. Rev Bradley discusses her experiences with the public transit system and the need for expansion.

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Huff Post: Activists Applaud Executive Action on Immigration, But It’s Not Enough

Huff Post: Activists Applaud Executive Action on Immigration, But It’s Not Enough

Marcela Cervantes, who was three years old when she came to Colorado, says about her family, “We came to Colorado from Leon, Guanajuato in Mexico. My grandmother brought us to the United States for a better life, so my mom could find better work and provide for us since she was a single mother with two kids and another on the way.”