We want you to be a citizen lobbyist with us! Join us at the Capitol for a training session and the opportunity to talk with your elected officials about working women’s issues in Georgia.
Join 9to5 for the MLK March and Rally! Help us promote our Ban the Box Campaign
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.
9to5 chose to honor two amazing individuals at our annual end of the year Winter Social event. This year those honorees were Angela Aldridge and Jerret Johnson! Angela and Jerret have constantly impressed us, but especially through their efforts as canvassers.
I chose to canvass with 9to5 Atlanta Working Women, because I wanted to effect change in the community I live in. Knowledge is power, and I wanted to help spread knowledge about the mid-year election. This mid-year election was important, because it determined the people who not just represent us locally, but also statewide, and even nationwide.
On Tuesday, Judge Christopher Brasher of the Fulton County Superior Court denied a petition from civil rights advocates to force Georgia’s Secretary of State to process an estimated 40,000 voter registrationsthat have gone missing from the public database.
A national movement to end employment discrimination against the formerly incarcerated is underway in Albany.
Every week, men and women who have served time in prison and paid their debt to society apply for jobs. Many of them, regardless of the need for their skills, are immediately at a disadvantage against other job seekers. And a simple box that asks applicants about his or her conviction history is to blame.
9to5’s canvassing team has spent hundreds of hours calling and knocking on the doors of potential voters. They have already contacted 8,000 voters in order to encourage them to get …
Committee member Alicia Newton and I were privileged to represent 9to5 at the press conference for National Voter’s Registration day in collaboration with the other member organizations of Pro Georgia. The opportunity to have a voice in democracy was awesome. It was an honor knowing that so many before us gave their lives in order to make this possible.