Issue Area: Women's Participation

9to5 National Association of Working Women

9to5 is committed to:1) Winning family-friendly policies to help working people balance responsibilities at home and on the job.2) Making nonstandard jobs voluntary and equitable so that those who work part-time or as temps receive fair pay and benefits.3) Eliminating workplace discrimination through educating about legal rights on the job, …

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9to5 National Association of Working Women Poverty Network

In 1973 a group of office workers in Boston got together to talk about issues which had no name—sexual harassment, work/family challenges, and pay equity. From this beginning 9to5 emerged as the national organization dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda. 9to5’s consituents are low-wage women, women …

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A Commitment to Training and Employment for Women ACTEW

Founded in 1987, A Commitment to Training and Employment for Women (ACTEW) is a provincial umbrella group, of supporters, trainers, agencies, and organizations delivering employment and training services to women. ACTEW’s mission is to promote and support community-based training opportunities for women. ACTEW is a registered charity.ACTEW promotes women’s full …

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A Fund for Women

A FUND FOR WOMEN, a component fund of The Madison Community Foundation was established in 1993 to improve the lives of girls and women in our community. Since that first year, when a group of original visionary donors put together an endowment fund of $100,000, the fund has grown to …

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A Future Without War AFWW

The goal of A Future Without War is to foster an internet-based community (people and organizations) working to create a future without war by putting into place those “necessary conditions” required by our biological nature if we seek peace. Based on a biological foundation and drawing heavily from history and …

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A More Perfect Union

A More Perfect Union is an organization of women that trains women-at-risk to have supportive, healthy relationships. We deliver our program, The Circle of Women, to women recovering from lethal addictions, domestic abuse and homelessness. Through the sharing of common experiences, our program engenders trust, promotes personal responsibility and demonstrates …

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A Place For Us Atlantic County Women’s Center ACWC NJ

Atlantic County Women’s Center (ACWC), a non-profit social service agency dedicated to empowering and supporting women, children and families. Programs:The Violence Intervention Program (VIP) works to reduce the physical, psychological and emotional trauma and recurrence of domestic violence, sexual assault and incest experienced by victims and their families. All VIP …

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A Room Of Her Own Foundation

MissionA Room Of Her Own Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the vision of writer Virginia Woolf by bridging the often fatal gap between a woman’s economic reality and her artistic creation.The foundation was formed in 2000 to provide innovative and practical arts patronage to women. Through our …

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