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.”
Join us for our Campaign Planning workshop! We will be learning how to plan, build, and execute a successful campaign from the ground up. The workshop will teach attendees how to recruit and develop an effective strategy for issue campaigns.
by Gabby Hammons, pictured at the left in this photo.
It was a pleasure to attend the first part of 9to5’s Leadership Development Series on August 29. I took away a wealth of information in campaign planning and holding politicians accountable.
9to5 is unique in the growing national Ban the Box movement because we focus on women – the fastest growing segment of the prison population. Support our work to lift up directly impacted women leaders in the fight for fair hiring practices.
Big news! On Labor Day, President Obama signs an executive order extending paid sick days to 300,000 federal contractors.
Join us for our Fall Launch meeting, which will be an opportunity to connect with new/returning members, talk about the issues that are facing working women and families in the Bay Area and make some plans for the fall.
Find us at Venice Beach on Saturday where we’ll be sharing information about 9to5 and the working women’s movement!
Join 9to5 San Jose at Silicon Valley’s first Women’s Equality Day March!
9to5 Action Network member Judy from Rhode Island speaks up about the FAMILY Act on Women’s Equality Day: “If you have a story to tell, a job lost, for instance, because you had no access to time off when needed to care for your health, a new baby, or a sick loved one, please let your legislators know!”
Join us for an engaging discussion and presentation on how the legislative process works, ways to hold politicians accountable and how to make your voice heard in your community.