NFBPWC ADVOCACY Committee


NFBPWC advocates to maintain and achieve long-lasting changes for working women

NFBPWC has been on the front lines of every major legal and policy victory for women for over 100 years, and thanks to you, we aren't doing this alone! With your help, we're advocating for policies, programs and agencies that benefit working women at the state and national level.



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Daneene is a Registered Nurse and a life/supplemental health insurance expert based in Cleveland, OH. As the VP of Advocacy for NFBPWC, she serves as the bridge to other related organizations / initiatives and brings valuable health-related perspectives, while promoting the “little” things we can do in our daily lives to help make a positive impact on our environment.

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NFBPWC Advocacy Priorities

As part of NFBPWC's advocacy agenda for change, we have prioritized three key areas that we feel are of the greatest need and have the biggest impact on the women we serve.


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


Women's Rights Are Human Rights


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
  • 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

NFBPWC is a national organization with membership across the United States acting locally, nationally and globally. NFBPWC is not affiliated with BPW/USA Foundation.

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