This radio news spot highlights the growing influence of Asian American voters in Georgia, and their support for the Family Care Act (HB 290) which would allow workers to use earned sick days to care for a child, spouse, or elderly parent. The campaign for HB 290 is being led by 9to5 Atlanta.
This year was my first year to participating in the 9 to 5 Working Women Atlanta Chapter Annual Lobby Day at the Capitol. All in all this was a fantastic day lobbying and I would encourage anyone to come out with 9 to 5 for future annual lobby days!
Congressman John Lewis hosts “When Women Succeed, America Succeeds” with Special Guest House Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Join us for an information session about the Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare) and to learn more about Georgia HB 290, Family Care Act!
At a recent Georgia House Committee hearing on the Family Care Act (HB 290), I was reminded both of how far we have come since the signing of the Family and Medical Leave Act in 1993, and how far we still have to go to fulfill the promise of this important legislation.
Join One Billion Rising on February 14th as they rise and dance for justice and an end of violence against women.
9to5 Atlanta organizer Marilynn Winn shares stories about her youth and starting 9to5’s Ban the Box campaign.
Stand Up! Speak out! Urge your legislators to pass the Family Care Act and support Ban the Box at 9to5’s Lobby Day!
Join us as we fight for livable wages for ALL workers on MLK Day!
Meet Kim Schofield, who was awarded as 9to5 Atlanta’s Outstanding Member of the Year at our December 2013 Winter Social for her work on Georgia’s Family Care Act.