I am thankful for the opportunity to be a mother. Motherhood is absolutely amazing, but impossible sometimes too. I have a 6 month old and a 2.5 year old – both …
The recent purge of Georgia voter rolls is scary, but it proves how powerful our votes can be.
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the date of the year that marks how much more Black women on average have to work to earn what a white man on average made the previous year!
To recognize this date and the racial, gender pay gap 9to5 Georgia will be putting on a Kitchen Table Talk Hosted by Mz Shyneka. Join us as we celebrate black womanhood and #SLAY4EQUALPAY.
Marilyn from Georgia lays out how the lack of family-friendly workplace policies impact women’s income — especially in a family with a loved one in prison.
9to5 Georgia is proud to announce the passage of the Family Care Act (SB 201) with a 114 to 51 vote count in the House! The bill will now be sent to the Governor Deal for his signature.
I still keep my EBT card with my other sentimental items like movie tickets and family photos. As a new mom struggling to make ends meet while in school and working 20-30 hours a week, government assistance programs helped keep my family afloat. These programs allowed me to be a mom, finish school, and create the life I wanted.
For over 15 years, I have been living with lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that ranges from mild to life threatening. I’ve always felt pressured to compromise my health in order to maintain health benefits and work. Passing a federal family and medical leave insurance bill that covers all workers will be a victory for everyone.
It’s clear that anti-poverty programs are sound investments in Georgia, and particularly for Georgia’s families with children. We must do all we can to lift up opportunity in our state.
At 9to5 we recognize that the power voters hold is critical to a just society where legislators are accountable to the issues that impact our families. Click the link in this post to signup to volunteer to register voters!