Update: Valuing families during the recession

December 23, 2008 | Marilyn Watkins

As I previously posted,

The Washington State Family Leave Coalition has joined the Multi-State Working Families Consortium and dozens of organizations from around the country in calling on Congress and the Obama administration to insure that economic stimulus and recovery packages help build up America’s working families.

Here is an updated list of signatories to the letter, as of today:

9to5, National Association of Working Women
9to5 Bay Area
9to5 Colorado
9to5 Milwaukee
A Better Balance:  The Work and Family Legal Center
AFL-CIO

follow link for more…


American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Anmarie Widener, Professorial Lecturer, Women’s Studies, Georgetown University
AFSCME
AFT Washington
Atlanta 9to5
Business and Professional Women/USA
California National Organization for Women
Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)
DC Employment Justice Center
Eastern Massachusetts Older Women’s League (OWL)
Economic Opportunity Institute
Family Voices-New Jersey
Heidi Hartmann
Interfaith Worker Justice
Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Action (JALSA)
Labor Project for Working Families
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Los Angeles 9to5
Maine Women’s Lobby
MomsRising
Ms. Foundation for Women
National Center on Caregiving, Family Caregiver Alliance
National Council of Jewish Women Seattle Section
National Council of Women’s Organizations
National Employment Law Project
National Organization for Women
National Women’s Conference Committee
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
Northwest Women’s Law Center
New York State Paid Family Leave Coalition
Paid Family Leave Collaborative
Pathways PA
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
Southwest Women’s Law Center
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of New Jersey (SPAN)
Take Care Net
United Architects, Inc.
Washington CAN!
Washington State Family Leave Coalition
Wider Opportunities for Women
Women Work! The National Network for Women’s Employment
Women’s Law Center of Maryland
Women’s Research & Education Institute

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