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9 to 5 Wisconsin

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

(414) 274-0925
(414) 272-2870

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

2 months ago
Supreme Court quashes Wisconsin court order that said absentee ballots could be counted up to 6 days after Election Day

Have your heard? The deadline for counting absentee ballots has changed. If you haven't mailed in your ballot yet, make sure you physically drop it ... See more

Wisconsin is one of about 30 states that require absentee ballots be received by Election Day to be counted.

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Latest Twitter Posts

As the #BidenHarris administration begins to tackle the pandemic's health & economic consequences, systemic racism, & more, we urge this administration to prioritize building a new #CareEconomy rooted in equity & respect. Read more: https://bit.ly/2LB3ZEZ 🇺🇸

Thank you Biden-Harris administration for naming the solutions our network and #paidleave champions have long called for: Child Care, Paid Leave, #PaidSickDays! #BidenHarrisInauguration 🙏🏽

Hear what it was like to be on the ground for this historic effort from a @9to5GA organizer in Savannah. @ToyaL2010 shares how she helped to spearhead local voting efforts. 😀


Tomorrow we will witness history as VP-Elect Kamala Harris is sworn in as the first #Woman #Black #SouthAsian to hold the office. Breaking barriers and paving the way for future generations of young girls. 💖


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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