I know that this will open the door for families all over the United States to be able to bounce back, get on their feet, and make positive changes in their lives. It shows that one mistake does not have to define you for the rest of your life.
I would like to know under what circumstances is it justifiable for a large adult male to physically assault an unarmed, teenage girl who is posing no physical threat to anyone?
As we continue to discuss reproductive rights in this country, we cannot leave black women’s fight for motherhood out of the conversation. It is essential that barriers to motherhood be removed so that every woman regardless of race and socioeconomic status has the option to give birth to healthy children and raise them in a society where their lives are valued. That is reproductive justice that truly expands the meaning of “choice.”
Ban the Box initiatives are one step toward breaking the cycle of incarceration.
“Deciding to love, care for, and support your family shouldn’t mean choosing a life of poverty.”
Equal Pay Day came and went this week but pay equity is a stubborn problem that demands our attention beyond a symbolic day on the calendar.
We must continue the dialogue.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) women are among those most at risk of economic insecurity, according to a new report released on Thursday, Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America.
Watch 9to5 Wisconsin Chapter Director Martha De La Rosa speak about the Right to Work legislation.
Senator Patty Murray (WA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT) re-introduced the Healthy Families Act (HFA) on the heels of another city victory in Philadelphia (February 12) – legislation called for by President Obama in his State of the Union address that will establish a much-needed national paid sick days standard.
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.