Sexual harassment on the job — and repercussions for harassers — has been in the news a lot this week. We know that sexual harassment is pervasive even in 2017, and we’ve got the resources to help you combat it in your workplace.
Community members from Denver, Aurora, Westminster, and Commerce City will be coming together to participate in the National Renter’s Week of Action alongside other affiliates of the Right to the City Homes For All campaign. These impacted community and non-profit organizations behind the following local actions are all part of a statewide coalition called Colorado Homes For All, which was formed as a response to the national and local housing crisis.
Join us for the LA Chapter Meet ‘n’ Greet! Enjoy a meal, welcome our new interns, and hear updates on the fightback for universal health care, affordable housing, and other 9to5 campaigns. We’ll have special discounts available on 9to5 memberships and t-shirts, plus great ways for you to plug in to volunteer with the chapter.
As the co-chairs of 9to5’s Board of Directors, we’re proud of our history and of 9to5’s work to engage our communities in the voting process. It’s going to take every one of us in this fight. As lifelong activists in the voting rights movement, here is how and why we stay involved.
In 1965 I spent the summer in Alabama doing voter registration with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). We went to rallies and mass meetings; got arrested at demonstrations; and went door-to-door to register voters.
As we watched the acts of white supremacy and hatred carried out in Charlottesville, we’re outraged, heartbroken, and called to deepen our commitment to love, resistance, justice, and to each other.
When my daughter was 6 months old she attended her first press conference, working to pass family and medical leave, or FMLA. This year, Kyla turns 29, FMLA turns 24, and I’m reflecting on how far we’ve come and what’s ahead of us now!
The truth is, unequal pay isn’t just about gender, but is inextricably linked to race and class. It’s ultimately about deeper societal values and norms – America is still operating under the belief that women are somehow less valuable than men, and women of color even less valuable because of the color of their skin.
Three ways you can take action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day!
During more than 25 years in Congress, Representative Rosa DeLauro has been – and continues to be – on the front lines of the most important battles to protect and expand the social safety net to help families put food on the table, afford health care, earn decent wages (including equal pay for equal work), and retire in dignity.