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9 to 5 Wisconsin

For mail and phone inquiries:
207 E. Buffalo St, # 211
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone:
(414) 274-0925
Fax:
(414) 272-2870
Email

Current Campaigns

Ban the Box

We believe in equal opportunity for everyone and an end to employment discrimination against the formerly incarcerated. This is why 9to5 Wisconsin has led campaigns in Milwaukee and Racine to remove the conviction history check box and other application questions about a person’s criminal background.

Paid Family Leave

No one should have to choose between a paycheck and the health and well-being of their family. We’re working to create a statewide paid leave insurance program allowing Wisconsin workers to take up to 12 weeks paid time off for personal illness, family illness, or the birth or adoption of a new child.

Social Good Ordinances

We want to encourage employers to adopt progressive workplace policies with social good ordinances. This would give extra points to companies bidding for a contract with the city if they have any of the following policies: ban the box, living wages, paid sick days, paid family leave, breastfeeding accommodations.

Latest Facebook Posts

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You should have the right to choose whether you vote, not shady practices or misinformation. Voter suppression is a form of racial injustice - we ... See more

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Latest Twitter Posts

#SexualHarrasment in the workplace can be very traumatic. Take your power back by knowing what to do when faced with unwanted advances or comments from coworkers. ✍🏽
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Last month U.S. employers in the #Leisure and #Hospitality industries hired 176K jobs. That's almost two-thirds of the monthly gains. 📈. https://cnb.cx/3wwyMWk

The #COVID19 pandemic ushered in a new #HousingCrisis. With millions of #Tenants and smaller mom and pop #Landlords still struggling can they ever fully recover? We need more #AffordableHousing options on both sides. 🏡
https://bit.ly/2OhdyKj

We invite you to join us for our .@9to5Wisconsin April virtual chapter meeting. Learn our #CampaignCommittees & COVID-19 Pandemic benefits for families & children. Make sure to register! We hope to see you all on Saturday, April 17th at 2:00 - 3:30 pm. 📣 https://bit.ly/3cVMtWM

Partners

Wisconsin 9to5 Chapter Staff

Meghan Grahs
Chapter Organizer
Meghan is a recent graduate of Augustana College with a degree in Spanish Language and Literature. She has previous experience interning with an immigrants’ rights organization. She is passionate about social justice and anti-oppression work and hopes to pursue a career in community organizing after her volunteer year.
Truth Freemyn
Leadership Development Manager
Truth Freemyn was the Principal Consultant of PBF Leadership Consultants for more than 20 years and Co-founder of truthfreemyninstitute & Wisdom Network Presents. She has been involved in leadership development for more than two decades. She has expertise in fundraising, management, human resources, personal growth and development fields; working with staff, volunteers, managers, boards, and funders. Truth previously served as Anti-Discrimination Project Director at 9to5 for five years. In this role she led 9to5’s national welfare campaigns and directed the Wisconsin-based 9to5 Poverty Network Initiative. She is a 2019 fellow of Wisconsin Women’s Network Policy Institute.

State Board

Julie Meyer
Beth Miller
Keisha Robinson
Charmaine Lang
Steven Webb
Chineva Smith
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