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January 10, 2019

Melissa Boteach To Be Vice President for Income Security and Childcare/Early Learning at the National Women’s Law Center

(Washington D.C.) The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) is pleased to announce that, this week, Melissa Boteach joined the organization’s leadership team as Vice President for Income Security and Childcare/Early Learning. In this role Boteach will

December 21, 2018

NWLC Responds to Rescission of Discipline Guidance by Departments of Justice and Education

The following is a statement by Emily Martin, Vice President for Education and Workplace Justice at the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Once again, the Administration has embraced a policy that undermines students’ civil rights. By

December 20, 2018

NWLC Reacts to News that Harvey Weinstein’s Criminal Case Will Move Forward

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “We are heartened by the judge’s decision to move forward with the trial of Harvey Weinstein, seeking

December 18, 2018

NWLC Responds to Betsy DeVos’ Proposal to Revoke the Department of Education’s Rethink Discipline Guidance

The following is a statement by Emily Martin, Vice President for Education & Workplace Justice at the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Today, during the week before Christmas when millions may not notice, Secretary DeVos once

December 15, 2018

NWLC Reacts to a Court Decision That Calls the Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s law Center (NWLC): “Yesterday’s court ruling is reckless. It unfortunately will sow confusion—coming on the eve of the deadline for

December 14, 2018

NWLC Reacts to CBS Announcement of Its Financial Contribution to the National Women’s Law Center and TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “The generous support from CBS will further the National Women’s Law Center’s critical work to educate and

December 13, 2018

Congress Passes Bill to Reform Its Sexual Harassment Procedures

(Washington, D.C.) For the first time in over 20 years, Congress passed a bill today to reform how it addresses harassment, retaliation, and other forms of workplace discrimination. The bill extends protections from harassment and discrimination

December 12, 2018

Congress Protects Food Assistance for Women and Families by Passing Bipartisan Farm Bill

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan Farm Bill conference agreement that protects vital food assistance for millions of women and families, by a vote of 369-47. The Farm Bill conference agreement, which

November 30, 2018

Labor Secretary’s Past Failures to Address Sexual Assault of Minors Merit Re-examination

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “In the wake of #MeToo, new attention is appropriately being paid to Alexander Acosta’s successful efforts in 2008

November 16, 2018

NWLC Responds to the Department of Education’s Attempt to Weaken Protections Against Sexual Assault

(Washington, D.C.) Today, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos officially announced proposed regulations that would radically weaken the Department of Education’s enforcement of Title IX protections against sexual assault and other forms of sexual harassment in schools. The

November 13, 2018

Child Care Assistance for Low-Income Families Falls Short, NWLC State-by-State Report Shows

Despite Recent Increase, Child Care Funding Lags Behind 2001 Levels (Washington, D.C.) A low-income family of three with an income above $41,560 cannot qualify for child care assistance in 35 states—according to NWLC’s new state-by-state report.

November 7, 2018

Trump Administration Issues Several Rules to Take Away Women’s Health Coverage, says NWLC

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Just a day after voters made clear that health care is a top priority, the Trump Administration