Too many women are more likely to know where the fireworks are held in July than how or when to cast a vote in November. And our democracy depends far more on this latter information.
9to5 Action Network member Judy Belanger shares how she uses Letters to the Editor as a powerful tool for public education and raising the level of discussion around working women’s issues.
Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for Being LGBT in America paints a stark picture of the added financial burdens faced by LGBT Americans because of anti-LGBT laws at the national, state and local levels.
After working at the Chatham store for 10 days, a pregnant Thelma was shopping and had two TVs fall on her. She needed time to recuperate to prevent a miscarriage and heal from her injuries, but her manager said she had to come back to work. Thelma filed a lawsuit; shortly afterwards, she was fired.
Sept. 15, 2015 — Marilyn Winn, 9to5 Organizer, was featured on WALB News. Winn met with Albany City and Dougherty County commissioners and spoke about why it is important to Ban …
Full Colorado report by Coalition on Human Needs and 9to5 here. 9to5 leaders and members are available for interviews upon request. Sept. 29, 2014 – Poverty is a women’s issue. …
Join us to watch Freedom Summer, a look back at the Summer of 1964, when more than 700 student activists took segregated Mississippi by storm, registering voters, creating freedom schools and establishing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Home care workers — the majority of whom are immigrant women — are not considered “skilled” workers by our immigration system the way that Silicon Valley engineers are, but their work is vital to our families and our nation’s economy.
We know where we stand. We vote. We vote our values. Now it’s even easier to register to vote, with some states providing online registration options.
AB 2382 would eliminate the discriminatory CalWORKS truancy policy that double penalizes poor families. Now it’s up to Governor Brown to sign it! Use this easy tool to urge him to support this bill.