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Letter in Support of Funding for Preschool Development Grants in Fiscal Year 2016

October 09, 2015

This letter sent to the chairs and ranking members of the Senate and House Appropriations Committe, from organizations and individuals in the 18 states that currently have a Preschool Development Grant, advocates for the importance of funding for the Preschool Development Grants program in Fiscal Year 2016.

Coalition Letter to Chancellor Merkel of Germany to Press Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile to Reform Policies Harmful to Workers

October 08, 2015

The AFL-CIO, National Women’s Law Center, 9to5, National Association of Working Women, Equal Rights Advocates, Legal Momentum, National Partnership for Women and Families, Southwest Women’s Law Center, Women Employed, and the Women’s Law Project write to respectfully request that the German Government, as a major shareholder of Deutsche Telekom, press the company to reform policies that are har

Letter in Support of Early Education Provisions in ESEA Reauthorization

September 23, 2015

On September 18, 2015, 24 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to members of the Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) Committee, the House Education & Workforce Committee, and House and Senate Leadership urging the House-Senate Conference Committee on legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to retain and strengthen key provisions

Coalition Letter Opposing S. 1553

September 17, 2015

S. 1553 would impose a nationwide abortion ban at twenty weeks. The attached letter, signed by 89 organizations, reflects the organizations' strong opposition to S. 1553 because it is a dangerous limitation on abortion which puts women's health and rights at risk.

What Congressional Budget Cuts Would Mean for Your State

August 05, 2015

The budget passed by Congress in May 2015 would cut nearly $5 trillion over the next decade from programs that help families protect their health, make ends meet, give their children a chance at a better life, and strengthen our communities and our nation.

Recess Resources on Early Childhood Education

July 20, 2015

This toolkit provides the resources advocates and community leaders need to talk to their leaders about the importance of investing in early childhood education over the August recess.

Download the toolkit.

Workers’ Accounts of the Fallout from Difficult Scheduling Practices

July 15, 2015

The Schedules that Work Coalition collected workers’ accounts of the impact of difficult scheduling practices in their day-to-day lives.

Letter In Support of Increasing Investments in Early Learning for FY 2016

July 14, 2015

On July 8, 2015, 46 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to members of the House and Senate, thanking the House and Senate Appropriations Committee members for their recognition of the importance of early learning in the recent mark-up of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education.

Letter to Congress Re: Co-Sponsor and Support the Paycheck Fairness Act

June 11, 2015

It’s time for Congress to stand up for the rights of working women and to advance fair pay. On behalf of a broad coalition of organizations that promote economic opportunity for women and full enforcement of antidiscrimination laws, we urge you to co-sponsor and work to swiftly pass the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 862, H.R. 1619).