Forward Together and nine partners created a tool that helps to put today’s diverse workers — from women to LGBTQ individuals to people of color — at the center of the conversation about economic policy. Use this c3 education tool to help candidates focus on our families and learn more about economic justice issues affecting our communities.
Led by Forward Together and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights with the support of Research Action Design and 20 grassroots partners, this report proves that the costs of locking up millions of people is much deeper than we think — when we lock up individuals we also break apart their families and communities. This new report reveals the overwhelming debt, mental and physical ailments and severed family bonds that are some of the hidden consequences of incarceration in the United States. The situation is dire, but a better approach is possible according to the report, which suggests critical and achievable family-centered reforms.
We collaborated with ROC United to survey current and former restaurant workers across 39 states to examine the conditions that low-wage restaurant workers face along the lines of unwanted sexual behavior and harassment.
This political education curriculum, developed by Forward Together and Western States Center, supports social justice organizations to build a shared understanding of abortion as one aspect of reproductive and sexual health; explore abortion access through the lens of racial, economic and immigrant justice; and find pathways to action in support of abortion rights. Click here for the full “We Are Brave” toolkit from the Western States Center.
A handbook for nail salon workers and owners to shift toward less toxic products and practices to ensure that their businesses are ready for the transition to a green economy, as well as to protect the health of their families.