It’s H-O-T Outside ☀️ & Albany Wins Weatherization Funding for Community Members

July 12, 2024

Georgia Chapter Newsletter Sign up for our emailing list! Posted July 11, 2024 July is here! The sun is out but it is TOO H-O-T! With record heat happening each day, we hope you are taking the time to cool down in the pool, staying indoors during the day when you can, and hydrating with…

By Tiffany Garnace

9to5 GA applauds the appointments to the Comprehensive Health Coverage Commission

July 10, 2024

Tiffany Garnace, 9to5 GA Communications Coordinatortiffany@9to5.orgJuly 10th, 2024 The Cover Georgia coalition applauds the appointments made by Governor Kemp and legislative leaders to the Comprehensive Health Coverage Commission. Established by HB 1339, the Commission will spend the next 18 months advising state leaders and policymakers about issues related to access and quality of health care…

By Tiffany Garnace

Ending Workplace Harassment for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 

July 9, 2024

In 1980 the stories of our early members were turned into the hit comedy 9 to 5. In the film, White women who are the target of sexual harassment in the workplace plot against their boss to expose his many crimes and harassment and create an office ideal for working women.   In 2024, we know…

By Amanda Shaw

June Newsline

June 27, 2024

Hi Friend! June celebrates Pride Month and we’re honored to work with so many passionate staff and members who are members of LGBTQIA+ community. We can’t hope to achieve economic justice without lifting the voices and needs of the people at the intersections of gender and race who are more likely to experience pay disparities,…

By Amanda Shaw

🏠 Chapter Updates & Renter’s Rights and Public Sector Paid Leave Bill in Effect on July 1st!

June 27, 2024

Georgia Chapter Newsletter Sign up for our emailing list Posted: June 27th, 2024 The wonderful summer weather brings more time for us to be out with our community! Last Saturday, we had the pleasure of collaborating with our friends in the Georgia Coalition for Paid Leave (GCPL) when we tabled at the Small Businesses for…

By Tiffany Garnace

Welcome 9to5 Wisconsin 2024 Community Justice Apprenticeship Program Interns!

June 27, 2024

9to5 Wisconsin is excited to highlight this year’s Community Justice Apprenticeship Program interns! Take a look below to learn more about them. HARRIETTE RICHARDS Hi. I, Harriette Richards, love my Community. I am giving my all. Everything that I have belongs to my Community. I am just a natural being having a spiritual experience. I,…

By Becca Wyland

Ending Workplace Sexual Harassment is Economic Justice

June 27, 2024

Since our founding, 9to5 has been organizing women against workplace sexual harassment, gendered perceptions of work responsibilities, and unequal career opportunities. In nearly fifty years many things have changed for women in the workplace, but we continue to face ongoing and persistent sexual harassment that has a lifelong ripple effect on our ability to thrive economically. More…

By Mica Whitfield

Governor Polis signs ‘For Cause Eviction’ and ‘Safe Housing’ bills

May 30, 2024

This year we are celebrating major wins for housing justice as Governor Polis signs two important renters’ rights bills into law: For Cause Eviction (HB24-1098) and Safe Housing for Residential Tenants (SB24-094). HB24-1098 ensures tenants are only evicted when landlords have concrete grounds (For Cause), such as nonpayment of rent or lease violations. The bill…

By Sam Green

A Day in the Life of a Colorado Organizer

May 30, 2024

Our organizing team has been booked with activities this spring in the Denver metro area and beyond. Several staff members have attended national convenings out of state, led ‘know your rights’ trainings for mobile homeowners, and canvassed new communities to engage with folks directly impacted by our issue areas. Read on to learn more about…

By Sam Green

Honor AANHPI Women by Fighting for the Rights of Workers

May 30, 2024

Mom told me tonever doubt people who workwhich is another way to say trust the masses My mother is the reason I’m a labor organizer today. She embodies working-class pride without even realizing it. Growing up, I didn’t recognize that the values instilled in me came from a long history of oppression of working-class people…

By Michelle Sauve

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