March 17, 2020

What Women and Working Families Need to Face Coronavirus

Click here to learn more about ways you can protect yourself and others from coronavirus.   The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the deep gaps in our economic and social infrastructure that have resulted from decades of

March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Shows Us That Our Tax Policies Need to Change

H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, is a critical first step towards meeting some immediate needs of people whose health, well-being, and livelihoods are threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation will provide paid

March 16, 2020

We Deserve A Podcast: Pilot Pete’s Descent Into Trash

This is the start of a new semi-regular series called “We Deserve a Podcast” about the intersections of reality television and gender justice.  We once again find ourselves at the end of another season of The

March 11, 2020

Four Gender Justice Wins in Virginia That Show Representation Matters in 2020

Women’s political voices matter. We all knew that, but now we have even more proof! A recent National Women’s Law Center and Quorum joint Fact Sheet found that women’s political representation is changing state legislatures, and

March 10, 2020

How The Government Could Actually Support Working Families During a Health Crisis

Click here to learn more about coronavirus and steps you can take to protect yourself and those around you.  COVID-19 threatens to become the largest crisis of a presidency with no shortage of crises, causing a public health emergency in

March 2, 2020

Three Things You Should Know About Judicial Nominee Cory Wilson

In the upcoming weeks, the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote to advance Trump’s latest extreme judicial pick, Cory Wilson. Cory Wilson is an extreme ideologue whose anti-abortion, anti-LGBTQ, and anti-health care record should be

February 27, 2020

Five Things You Should Know About Part-Time Workers

Today, Representative Jan Schakowsky and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced a new bill to strengthen protections for part-time workers. The Part-Time Worker Bill of Rights addresses some of the structural disadvantages faced by part-time workers and would

February 25, 2020

My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams are Freedom & Healing

At NWLC, our Black History Month theme is “The Future is Black.” We called on our community to envision collective liberation, centering the needs of Black people in the fight for freedom. When I think about

February 24, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month in Five Podcasts on Educational Equity

Growing up, my parents always instilled in me that getting a quality education would put me on the path to success. It’s the reason why I’ve dedicated my time at NWLC to educational justice, namely uplifting the voices and needs of Black

February 19, 2020

Trump’s Takeover of the Eleventh Circuit: Three Reasons Why It Matters for Abortion Rights

As the country rebuilds after the sham impeachment trial, Trump and the Senate have already resumed business as usual confirming their extreme judges. Last week, Trump, with the help of the Republican-controlled Senate, confirmed his SIXTH

February 12, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month While Mixed-Ish

Black History Month is a time to celebrate Black excellence, honor ancestors who fought before us, and learn how to strive towards creating a world without racism towards Black people. But what does that mean when

February 10, 2020

Trump’s Budget Lays Out His Blueprint for Women and Families — And It’s Terrifying

President Trump is cutting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. He is taking food away from kids in the school lunch line, erecting barriers to affordable housing, and rolling back health and safety protections for women and