Please see this Washington Post op ed, Yes. Balancing work and parenting is impossible. Here’s the data, which mentions the Wages for Housework Campaign, links to the Global Women’s Strike and calls for what we have been advocating for decades. A two-parent family chronicled balancing waged work and caregiving work for their children during lockdown and found: “The … Read more Wash Post op ed agrees with the Wages for Housework Campaign!
The pandemic demonstrates how caregivers serve as frontline and essential workers, filling the gaps in our health care system. Even before this crisis, around 43.5 million Americans worked as unpaid caregivers to their children, aging parents or adult family members with a disability. The WRCR Act updates the definition of work to recognize the uncompensated … Read more Support Money for Unwaged Caregivers! Endorse the Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act!
The Global Women’s Strike and Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike are national partner organizations with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. We urge you to join us for the Poor People’s Campaign June 20th Digital Gathering. In the context of uprisings across the country against police killings of … Read more Event: June 20: Poor People’s Campaign Digital Mass Gathering!
The Global Women’s Strike works with the Haiti Action Committee (HAC) in support of the grassroots movement for democracy in Haiti. HAC is distributing the important message below from Haitian peasant organizations who say: ‘We Stand In Solidarity to Demand an End to Police Terror’. Press Release fromPeasant Organizations in Haiti,Port-au-Prince May 31, 2020 Haiti … Read more Statement: Haiti’s Peasants Stand in Solidarity w US protesters
Action Alert Demand Money for Mothers & Other Caregivers in Every Stimulus Bill! Mothers and other unwaged primary caregivers are counted on for everyone’s survival, especially but not only during this pandemic, yet we are never included in relief/stimulus legislation. Instead, we’re disrespected, especially those of us on welfare or other benefits struggling the … Read more Action: Money for Mothers & Other Caregivers – take action!
PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE… Mothers & Other Caregivers Demand Fundsin CARES 2 Stimulus Bill Where is the relief package for us? RE: CARES2 Stimulus Legislation From: Every Mother is a Working Mother; Global Women’s Strike; Women of Color in the Global Women’s StrikeContact: Margaret Prescod 323-646-1269, Phoebe Jones 610-505-4944 Date: May 4, 2020 Mothers … Read more Press release: Mothers, Caregivers Demand Funds in CARES 2 Stimulus Bill
URGENT FUNDRAISING APPEAL!Support the networks of the Global Women’s Strike (GWS), Women of Color in the GWS and Payday men’s network delegation to DC to take part in the final week of the 40 Days of Action launching The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival! The week of June 18-23, multi-racial grassroots … Read more Donate: URGENT Help grassroots women get to DC for Poor People’s Campaign final week of actions!
We hope everyone can come to the benefit concert for the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund — we have a great line up of musicians! But if you can’t be there in person, you can still make a tax-deductible donation here or send a check to fiscal sponsor Women in Dialogue, P.O. Box 14512, San Francisco, … Read more Event: Dec 9 Haiti Benefit at the Omni, Oakland
Lori Nairne, Oct. 23, 1951-Aug. 19, 2017: She leaves love in her wake September 5, 2017 A celebration of Lori Nairne’s life will be held at the Omni Collective – Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck in Oakland – on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 2:30 p.m. Lori Nairne, women’s, queer rights and anti-racist campaigner, nurse and homeopath, … Read more Press: Lori Nairne, Oct. 23, 1951-Aug. 19, 2017: She leaves love in her wake
Many of you may have already heard the shocking, sudden and sad news that Lori Nairne has died. We are all devastated. We loved Lori; she was our dear campaign sister and friend. Lori was a dedicated and active member of the Wages for Housework Campaign (WFH) since 1973 when she first met Selma James. … Read more Statement: Lori Nairne, Presente!