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January 2018 Initiative

#MeToo Sexual Harassment Initiative - Letter and Email Writing Campaign

Here’s the goal folks -  CAN WE GET THE PARTICIPATION OF ALL NFBPWC MEMBERS in all states in our organization?  Will you be involved NOW? Let our VOICES BE HEARD.

Letters should be mailed or emailed to:

1) U.S. REP. JACKIE SPEIER;
2) U.S. CONGRESSPERSON FROM YOUR DISTRICT;
3) U.S. SENATORS FROM YOUR STATE;
4) STATE LEGISLATURE LETTERS TO YOUR LOCAL DISTRICT’S REPRESENTATIVES.

Click here for more information and a link to resources and templates.


National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs
Advocacy Platform 2018-2020

NFBPWC will employ several education, advocacy, monitoring and tracking strategies to meet the following priorities:

The Alice Paul Equal Rights Amendment shall stand first and foremost above all other items of the advocacy platform until Equal Rights have been guaranteed in the United States Constitution – i.e.  “Equality of Rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”

Economic Equity and Justice

  • ·         Access to pay equity and retirement equity
  • ·         Access to education, training and promotional opportunities
  • ·         Access to equal opportunities in the workplace and corporate boards
  • ·         Access to women business enterprise procurement process
  • ·         Access to quality, affordable dependent care (child, elderly or disabled)
  • ·         Access to funding and capital for entrepreneurial activity
  • ·         Access to affordable and attainable housing

Health Equity and Justice

  • ·         Access to affordable care
  • ·         Reproductive choice
  • ·         Paid sick leave
  • ·         Family and medical leave
  • ·         Equal research funding for women’s and girl’s health issues
  • ·         Health education funding for women’s and girl’s health issues
  • ·         Health education funding for women and girls
  • ·         Prevention of pregnancy and infant care discrimination in the workplace (reasonable accommodations for breast feeding/breast pumping and pregnancy related conditions)
  • ·         Ensure workplace safety
  • ·         Expansion of mental health coverage and services

Human Rights – recognition that women’s rights are human rights

  • ·         Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
  • ·         Passage of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
  • ·         Eradicate Domestic Violence and the Electronic and Physical stalking, sexual harassment, sexual abuse and discrimination
  • ·         Oppose human trafficking, sexual exploitation and slavery
  • ·         Equal education opportunity
  • ·         Support equal rights for LGBTQ+ persons
  • ·         Support equal treatment of and end discrimination against minority women
  • ·         Support policies and practices that promote environmental sustainability
  • ·         Support the endeavors of and improve conditions for military-affiliated women
Our Ambition - Acting Locally, Nationally and Globally.
Equal Participation of Women and Men in Power and Decision-Making Roles.
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NFBPWC is a national organization with membership across the United States.

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