Equality Can't Wait Challenge

Building Power Among Grassroots Social Justice Feminist Leaders (Finalist)

Family Values @ Work

Family Values @ Work will scale their leadership development programs that help caregivers step into power while deepening their social justice feminist analysis and practice (meaning an intersectional, holistic feminist movement-building approach).

Competition Participation
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Equality Can't Wait Challenge
Subject
Leadership development
Current Work Location(s):
  • District of Columbia, United States
  • Oregon, United States
  • Nevada, United States
  • Michigan, United States
  • Colorado, United States
  • Georgia, United States
  • Maine, United States
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • California, United States
  • Illinois, United States
Priority Population(s):
  • LGBTQ people
  • Women and girls
  • People of African descent
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
  • 5. Gender equality
  • 8. Decent work and economic growth
  • 10. Reduced inequalities

Executive Summary

Since 2003, Family Values @ Work (FV@W) has built the power of women, caregivers and grassroots organizations fighting for gender and racial equity. Through this grant, we will expand and deepen our social justice feminist practice (meaning an intersectional, holistic feminist movement-building approach), while scaling up our leadership development models to engage more worker activists - primarily women and caregivers across intersecting identities of race, class, gender identity, sexuality, ability, immigration status and language. By putting these caregivers in the driver's seat of community leadership, movement building and elected office, we will accelerate systems change that benefit everyone, especially those most impacted by inequity. This project will build the personal agency of caregivers throughout our network and beyond, instill lasting community power, establish more partnerships between the community and elected feminist leaders and ultimately lead to transformative policy change at local, state and federal levels that achieves race, gender and economic justice.

Organization Details
Lead Organization

Family Values @ Work

website: https://familyvaluesatwork.org/
Organization Headquarters
Wisconsin, United States
Organization ID
27-0321696
Annual Operating Budget
$5.1 to 10 Million
Number of Full-time Employees
10 to 25
Type
Non-profit

Charity, fund, non-governmental organization, religious institution, school, or other entity