Every week, men and women who have served time in prison and paid their debt to society apply for jobs. Many of them, regardless of the need for their skills, are immediately at a disadvantage against other job seekers. And a simple box that asks applicants about his or her conviction history is to blame.
Georgia Gives Day is right around the corner on Nov. 13, 2014. This is an awesome annual event where nonprofits all over the state receive support from individual donors just like YOU!
As a 9to5 member and a single woman struggling to support myself, I know what I look for in a candidate. Living wages and family-friendly workplace policies are political issues that affect the lives of real people. I vote for candidates who support policies that help working women like me.
While Colorado’s senior population surges and many may need help, the cadre of workers who can help retirees age in their homes probably won’t keep up.
9to5’s canvassing team has spent hundreds of hours calling and knocking on the doors of potential voters. They have already contacted 8,000 voters in order to encourage them to get …
Committee member Alicia Newton and I were privileged to represent 9to5 at the press conference for National Voter’s Registration day in collaboration with the other member organizations of Pro Georgia. The opportunity to have a voice in democracy was awesome. It was an honor knowing that so many before us gave their lives in order to make this possible.
Earlier this week tech giants Apple and Facebook announced offering to pay female employees to freeze their eggs. They say it’s a way to help professional women pursue high-level careers without sacrificing their future families.
Don’t spend your hard earned dollars at the mall, buying overpriced gifts made in countries with no labor or environmental protections! Come to our 9th annual Fair Trade and Conscious Gifts Holiday Bazaar!
Poverty is a women’s issue. Nearly six in 10 poor adults are women, and more than half of all poor children live in families headed by women. Poverty rates are especially high for single mothers, women of color and elderly women living alone.
We are thrilled to introduce our new Community Internship Project (CIP) participants Sonya Underwood and Colleen Higgins. Colleen and Sonya have deemed themselves to be on a “social justice adventure!”