Links to Related Organizations and Resources

The WFRN is connected to a broad coalition of institutes, organizations and projects that focus on work-family concerns. Below is a list links that can lead to additional resources and information.

University Based Work-Family

Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children at Claremont McKenna College
“The Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children was established in 2001 to be a leading source of research on significant issues impacting the intersection between work and family.”

Boston College Center for Work & Family
“…Provides a bridge linking the academic community to leaders in employment settings who are committed to promoting workforce effectiveness. The Center works with leading employers committed to creating workplace cultures that support the “dual agenda” of individual and organizational success.”

Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research
“The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being..”

Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College
“The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is a membership based research organization. We work with global corporations to help them define, plan and operationalize their corporate citizenship. Our goal is to help business leverage its social, economic and human assets to ensure both its success and a more just and sustainable world.”

Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC) at Leeds University
“The central objective of the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation, and Change (CERIC) is to contribute through high quality research, teaching and knowledge transfer, to contemporary national and international debates around the changing dynamics and future of work, employment and labour markets. The Centre houses a critical mass of internationally renowned researchers that produce analytically rigorous research of genuine relevance to policy and practitioner concerns.”

Center for Families at Purdue University
“The Center for Families at Purdue University focuses on improving the quality of life for families and strengthening the capacity of families to provide nurturing environments for their members. To accomplish this, the center works with four important groups whose efforts directly impact quality of life for families: extension educators, human service providers, employers, and policymakers.”

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
“The goals of the Center for Retirement Research are to promote research on retirement issues, to transmit new findings to the policy community and the public, to help train new scholars, and to broaden access to valuable data sources.”

Center for Women and Work
“The Center for Women and Work (CWW) is an innovative leader in Research and Programs that promotes gender equity, a high skill economy, and reconciliation of work and well-being for all.”

Center for WorkLife Law
“The Center for WorkLife Law is an advocacy and research organization at UC Hastings Law that seeks to advance racial, gender, and class equity. At WorkLife Law, we address inequality at a structural level by developing and implementing concrete, evidence-based interventions in schools and workplaces and changing public policy at the state and national levels.”

Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being at the University of Guelph (CANADA)
“The Centre for Families Work & Well-being is an innovative, interdisciplinary research and educational centre, responding to dramatic changes in family patterns, paid work, and broader economic and political structures. Faculty, staff and graduate students work in matters relevant to individual and family well-being, the interface between work and family, and contextual factors that affect workplace productivity and community supports.”

Child and Family Web Guide (Tufts)
“The WebGuide is a directory that evaluates, describes and provides links to hundreds of sites containing child development research and practical advice. Topics are selected on the basis of parent recommendations; they cover all ages, from early child development through adolescence.”

Children, Youth and Family Consortium at University of Minnesota
“The Children, Youth and Family Consortium (CYFC) works to improve the lives of children, youth and families by supporting and creating new knowledge and encouraging the use of evidence-based knowledge in public and private policy development and family related professions.”

Employee Assistance Archive School of Social Work(USA)
“The Employee Assistance Digital Archive is a free, publicly accessible site where EA professionals can post original works, historical documents or other related papers. The intent of the Archive is to preserve important historical documents in the EA field as well as to provide a national depository for all significant articles in the field.”

Families & Social Capital – ESRS Research Group (London South Bank University)(UK)
“Families are changing in Britain, and so is the society in which they live. The Families and Social Capital Research Group focuses on the inter-relationship between the dynamics of family change and social resource processes.”

Institute for Work & Employment Research (MIT)
“…Our faculty and students have been focused on leading our field through changes in the economy, society, and the workforce by posing new, sometimes controversial theories and ideas; engaging in empirical research that is grounded in current practices; and offering suggestions for public policy and institutional innovations.”

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
“The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is one of the nation’s premier research and public policy institutions and the only one whose work focuses exclusively on issues of particular concern to African Americans and other people of color.”

Kunz Center for Research on Work, Family, & Gender (University of Cincinnati)
“The Kunz Center for Research on Work, Family, & Gender exists within the Department of Sociology at the University of Cincinnati. Center affiliates conduct research and other programs on work, the family, and issues of interdependence between work and family. The Center’s mission is to conduct basic and applied research, provide educational and research services to local stakeholders, and enrich the educational experience of our students.”

Labor Resource Center at University of Massachusetts, Boston
“The Labor Resource Center (LRC) provides educational and research programs to workers and to labor and community organizations. The mission of the LRC-to support workers and their organizations as they seek to gain control over their futures at work, in their communities, and in the political arena-is carried out through its three programs under the guidance of the LRC Advisory Board”

McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy
“The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy is a multidisciplinary research institute that studies the impact of social conditions on health and leads programs to translate research into effective policy to improve those conditions worldwide.”

Military Family Research Institute (Purdue University)
“The Military Family Research Institute is a cross-departmental research program housed at Purdue University and funded by the Department of Defense, Office of Military Community and Family Policy. The mission of MFRI is to conduct interdisciplinary, multilevel research that provides insight into the impact of quality of life factors on military members and their families.”

MORE (the Money, Relationships and Equality initiative at the University of Wisconsin – Madison) “provides research, teaching and outreach to establish equality for women and men in relationships, family life and financial decision making, while embracing central questions of self-worth, purpose and meaning-seeking throughout the life course.”

National Institute on Out-of-School Time (Wellesley College)
“Our Mission is to ensure that all children, youth, and families have access to high quality programs, activities, and opportunities during non-school hours.”

Silicon Valley Cultures Project at San Jose State University, California
“The Silicon Valley Cultures Project is the guiding theoretical framework which joins several ethnographic research projects studying diverse aspects of life in Silicon Valley.”

Wellesley Centers for Women “The Wellesley Centers for Women brings together an interdisciplinary community of scholars engaged in research, training, analysis, and action. For more than 30 years, our groundbreaking work has been dedicated to looking at the world through the eyes of women with the goal of shaping a better world for all.”

Wharton School Center for Human Resources “The Center for Human Resources is a hub for academics and practitioners interested in human capital issues including the practice of human resources as well as vendors in the human capital industry. Access the most current thinking on talent management, workforce training and education, diversity and more through our faculty research and our networking opportunities with fellow HR executives from around the world.”

Work Family health Network “Work, Family & Health Network (WFHN) is an interdisciplinary team of researchers brought together by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to enhance the understanding of how workplace practices and policies impact work, family life, and health outcomes.”

Workplace Flexibility 2010 (Georgetown University)
“Workplace Flexibility 2010 is a campaign to support the development of a comprehensive national policy on workplace flexibility.”

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Corporate Work-Family

Business in the Community (UK)
“Business in the Community is a membership of companies with the leadership to translate corporate values and commitments into mainstream management practice. These companies measure and report on progress and illustrate the action being taken to improve the impact of its operations, products and services on society and the environment.”

Companies that Care
“The Center for Companies That Care (Companies That Care) is a national, not-for-profit (501(c)3) organization dedicated to enhancing the well-being of employees and communities.”

Corporate Voices for Working Families
“Corporate Voices for Working Families is a non-partisan, non-profit corporate membership organization created to bring the private sector voice into the public dialogue on issues affecting working families.”

Equal Employment Opportunity Trust (NEW ZEALAND)
“The Equal Employment Opportunities Trust provides information and tools on EEO to employers and raises awareness of diversity issues in the workplace.”

Familien Service (GERMANY)
“Familien Service supports companies in their quest to establish Work-Life-Balance, Diversity and Inclusion management as a core pillar of sustainable personnel policies.”

National Federation of Independent Business Research Foundation
“NFIB is one of the leading sources of information about small business in the United States. A 501(c)(3) organization, the foundation conducts research about policy-related issues as well as the business practices and economic impact of small firms through its Small Business Economic Trends reports and other economic research studies. The empirically based information about small business, the product of more than 30 years of research, is available to policymakers, small-business owners, scholars and the public.”

Rainmaker Thinking, Inc.
“RainmakerThinking, Inc.® was founded in 1993 and since then we’ve conducted ongoing research on the changing workplace.”

WFC Resources
“Since 1984 WFC Resources (formerly Work & Family Connection) has been working to help employers create a workplace that’s both supportive and effective.”

When Work Works
“When Work Works is a nationwide initiative to highlight the importance of workforce effectiveness and workplace flexibility as strategies to enhance businesses’ competitive advantage in the global economy and yield positive business results.”

World at Work
“WorldatWork is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional association dedicated to knowledge leadership in total rewards, compensation, benefits, and work-life. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork focuses on human resources disciplines associated with attracting, motivating and retaining employees.”

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Government Organizations/Resources

Australian Institute of Family Studies
“The Australian Institute of Family Studies is an Australian government statutory authority… established in February 1980 to promote the identification and understanding of factors affecting marital and family stability in Australia.”

Center for Disease Control: Breastfeeding Information
“CDC is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States and to promoting optimal breastfeeding practices as a means of improving the public’s health.”

Council of State Governments
“CSG helps states increase efficiency by identifying the best new and creative approaches to significant state problems in our Innovations Awards.”

Employment and Social Development (CANADA)

“HRSDC’s mission is to build a stronger and more competitive Canada, to support Canadians in making choices that help them live productive and rewarding lives, and to improve Canadians’ quality of life.”

National Childcare Information and Technical Assistance Center
“The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC), a service of the Child Care Bureau, is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance (TA) center that provides comprehensive child care information resources and TA services to Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators and other key stakeholders.”

NIH Work /Life Center
“The NIH Work/Life Center (WLC) was established to assist employees with their efforts to better manage their complex personal and professional lives… The NIH enables employees to contribute their best efforts to the mission and actively demonstrates that it values its workforce as one of its greatest assets.”

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. It includes hundreds of associations, thousands of local chambers, and more than 100 American Chambers of Commerce in 91 countries.”

U.S. Department of Labor
“The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements.”

U.S. DOL – Women’s Bureau
“The Women’s Bureau champions policies and standards that safeguard the interests of working women, advocates for the equality and economic security of women and their families and promotes quality work environments.”

Working Families Party “The Working Families Party is regular people coming together across our differences to make a better future for us all. We’re a multiracial party that fights for workers over bosses and people over the powerful.”

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National Surveys and Databases

AARP Research Center
“AARP Policy & Research features authoritative information on issues affecting the 50+ population. This expanding collection of research publications, speeches, legal briefs and opinion pieces seeks to provide deeper insight and fresh perspectives to opinion leaders, scholars and other professional audiences.”

Bureau of Labor Statistics
“The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor.”

CESSDA (Council of European Social Science Data Archives)
“CESSDA is an umbrella organization for social science data archives across Europe. The CESSDA Portal is a gateway to many kinds of research data and metadata, including sociological surveys, election studies, longitudinal studies, opinion polls, and census data.”

Current Population Survey
“The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics… The CPS is the primary source of information on the labor force characteristics of the U.S. population.”

Education Commission of the States
“The mission of the Education Commission of the States is to help states develop effective policy and practice for public education by providing data, research, analysis and leadership; and by facilitating collaboration, the exchange of ideas among the states and long-range strategic thinking.”

Generations & Gender Programme (GGP) “The Generations & Gender Programme Research Infrastructure provides scientists and policy makers with high quality and timely data about families and life course trajectories of individuals to enable researchers to contribute insights and answers to current societal and public policy challenges.”

GESIS (German Social Science Infrastructure Service) (GERMANY)
“In the course of the GESIS reorganization six scientific sections were established in Berlin, Bonn, Köln, and Mannheim which will gradually be turned into departments by 2010 with the appointment of scientific directors. Therefore, the former departments and institutes GESIS-IZ, GESIS-ZA, GESIS-ZUMA, and the Service Agency Eastern Europe in Berlin are no longer listed as independent working units on this website.”

Office for National Statistics (UK)
“The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the government department responsible for collecting and publishing official statistics about the UK’s society and economy.”

Social Science Data Collection from UCSD
“The Data Services Unit of the Library of the University of California, San Diego helps users identify numeric data computer readable formats, acquires data for the library’s collections, and provides a common user-nterface to these data files and their documentation.”

Statistics Canada (CANADA)
“Statistics Canada produces statistics on Canada’s population, resources, economy, society and culture. In addition to conducting a Census every five years, there are about 350 active surveys on virtually all aspects of Canadian life.”

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Foundations

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
“The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a philanthropic nonprofit institution, was established in 1934 by Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr., then President and Chief Executive Officer of the General Motors Corporation. The Foundation’s programs and interests include issues facing working families.”

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EU)
“The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions provides information, advice and expertise on living and working conditions, industrial relations and managing change in Europe for key actors in the field of EU social policy.”

Foundation for Child Development
“The Foundation for Child Development (FCD) is the oldest private, independent, grantmaking foundation in the nation with a sustained focus on improving the life prospects of children. Over the course of its 100-year-plus history, FCD has contributed to the field of child development with by supporting research, policy, programs, and advocacy.”

International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans
“The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is the largest educational association serving the employee benefits and compensation industry. The Foundation delivers education, information and research, and networking opportunities to thousands of benefits and compensation professionals who have come to rely on it for objective, accurate, and timely information.”

New America Foundation
“The New America Foundation is a nonprofit, post-partisan, public policy institute that… sponsors a wide range of research, writing, conferences and public outreach on the most important global and domestic issues of our time.”

Rockefeller Brothers Fund
“Through its grantmaking, the Fund supports efforts to expand knowledge, clarify values and critical choices, nurture creative expression, and shape public policy. The Fund’s programs are intended to develop leaders, strengthen institutions, engage citizens, build community, and foster partnerships that include government, business, and civil society.”

Rockefeller Family Fund
“At present, the Family Fund has four program areas: Citizen Participation and Government Accountability, Economic Justice for Women, Environment, and Institutional Responsiveness. Within these program areas, RFF supports advocacy programs of national significance that are likely to yield tangible public policy results.”

The Annie E. Casey Foundation Center for Working Families “Developed by the Casey Foundation, the Center for Working Families model helps low-income individuals and families get on a path to financial stability.”

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (UK)
“The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is one of the largest social policy research and development charities in the UK, spending about £10 million a year on a research and development program that seeks to better understand the causes of social difficulties and explore ways of overcoming them.”

TWIGA Foundation
“Dedicated to inspiring, promoting and maintaining a family consciousness at home, in the workplace and in the community, Twiga seeks to exemplify quality business standards of flexibility, creativity and vision.”

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Non-Academic Institutes and Organizations

9to5
“9to5, National Association of Working Women is a national, grassroots membership organization that strengthens women’s ability to work for economic justice.”

Afterschool Alliance
“The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children.”

Barcelona Time Use Initiative

“Barcelona Time Use Initiative for a Healthy Society is born in Barcelona (Catalonia) and aims at continuing the legacy and experience from the Iniciativa per la Reforma Horària (Time Use Reform Initiative), which managed to put a reform of time-use policies on the political agenda in Catalonia. The new Initiative aims at crossing borders and driving this change further, sharing lessons learned and projects with other organizations, and building knowledge to drive a global change in the use of time and create better policies to regulate it. To that end, an ambitious strategic plan to internationalize the Initiative has been created, with the following mission, vision and values.”

British Psychological Society (BPS) Working Group for Work-Life Balance “The British Psychological Society is a registered charity which acts as the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and application of the discipline.”

Canadian Industrial Relations Association The Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA) is a diverse network of people from across Canada and around the world interested in promoting research, discussion and education in the field of work, labour, employment and industrial relations. CIRA sponsors conferences, encourages high quality research and practice, and fosters the building of relationships between members.”

Catalyst: Research and Advisory Organization to Advance Women in Business
“Catalyst is the leading nonprofit corporate membership research and advisory organization working globally with businesses and the professions to build inclusive environments and expand opportunities for women and business.”

Center for Child Care Workforce
“CCW works to improve the quality of early care and education for all children by promoting policy, research and organizing that ensure the early care and education workforce is well-educated, receives better compensation and a voice in their workplace.”

CIPD Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

“We’re the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, we’ve been championin better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work.”

Children’s Defense Fund
“CDF advocates for all children with a special focus on the most vulnerable. We work with elected officials, government agencies, faith groups, and individual activists to build a nation of families where all children have the support they need to thrive.”

Council on Contemporary Families
“The Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the national conversation about what contemporary families need and how these needs can best be met. We seek to meet this need through the dissemination of educational materials, media coverage, conferences, and seminars.”

Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS) “The Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS) represents researchers, educators, civic groups and businesses that rely on the quality and accessibility of statistics collected by the federal government.”

Demos (UK)
“Demos is the think tank for everyday democracy, focusing on six areas: public services, science and technology, cities and public space, arts and culture, and global security.”

Diversity Inc.
“DiversityInc’s mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity.”

Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) The Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) advances an inclusive, worker-centered economy through state and local policy change, rigorous research, and collaboration between researchers, advocates, and community groups across the country.

EFR Employee and Family Resources “Our national, full-service EAP supports mental health in the workplace by providing quality resources for a variety of issues that may be challenging employees. Our national network of providers ensures quality assistance, no matter your geographic location.”

Families and Work Institute
“Families and Work Institute (FWI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies the changing workforce and workplace, the changing family and the changing community.”

Family Caregiver Alliance
“FCA has developed a wide array of services and publications based on caregiver needs and offers programs at local, state, and national levels.”

Family Support America
“Family Supoprt America is dedicated to providing the information, support, and connections that families need to survive. Whether you have questions about child abuse, alcoholism, disciplining children, divorce, or other topics related to families, they can help.”

Family Values @ Work “Family Values @ Work is a national network of 27 state and local coalitions helping spur the growing movement for family-friendly workplace policies such as paid sick days and family leave insurance which will result in better individual and public health, and greater financial security for families, businesses, and the nation.”

Grants for Single Mothers
“Single mom financial aid, scholarship resources, food and housing programs, parenting advice, and more.”

Hudson Institute
“Hudson Institute is a non-partisan policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis that promotes global security, prosperity, and freedom. Through publications, conferences and policy recommendations, they seek to guide global leaders in government and business.”

Institute for Educational Leadership
“The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) – a non-profit, nonpartisan organization based in Washington, DC – envisions a society that uses its resources effectively to achieve better futures for all children and youth. For almost forty years, IEL’s mission continues to be to build the capacity of individuals and organizations in education and related fields to work together – across policies, programs and sectors, particularly for eduational achievement of youth.”

Institute for Women’s Policy Research “The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences. We are the leading think tank in the United States applying quantitative and qualitative analysis of public policy through a gendered lens.”

International Labour and Employment Relations Association “The International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) was established in 1967 and its general purpose is to promote the study of labour and employment relations throughout the world in the relevant academic disciplines, by such means as: encouraging the establishment and development of national associations of labour and employment relations specialists; facilitating the spread of information about significant developments in research and education in the field of labour and employment relations; organising worldwide and regional congresses; and promoting internationally planned research, by organising study groups on particular topics.”

iRelaunch
“iRelaunch provides career reentry programming, events and information for employers, universities, organizations and for mid-career professionals in all stages of career break.”

Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition
“The mission of the MBC is to improve public health by transforming our culture: making breastfeeding the norm through education, advocacy, and collaboration.”

Moms Rising
“The members of MomsRising are moving important motherhood and family issues to the forefront of the country’s awareness, and are working to break the logjam that’s been holding back family-friendly legislation for decades.”

National Alliance for Caregiving “The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations who share a vision of a society that values, supports and empowers family caregivers to thrive at home, work and life.

National Family Caregivers Association
“The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to address the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers.”

National Fatherhood Initiative
“National Fatherhood Initiative’s mission is to improve the well being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers.”

New Ways to Work
“New Ways to Work builds community connections that prepare youth for success as adults. New Ways pioneered the All Youth-One System approach to help communities build comprehensive youth-serving systems for all youth, including our most vulnerable young people.”

Super Carers
“SuperCarers is an introductory service which helps connect individuals and organisations with trusted, experienced and fully vetted carers in their area. We believe that – in most circumstances – the best placed people to coordinate high quality, personalised care are the families and care professionals themselves. Unlike an agency, which directs and manages the delivery of care, we focus on identifying excellent carers, making personalised matches, and giving you the tools to coordinate care directly with your carer.”

Think Women Company

“This is a podcast to coach individuals into learning and navigating workplace practices across sectors and work environments.”

Total Leadership
“The purpose of Total Leadership is to improve performance in all four domains of life—work, home, community, and self—by creating mutual value among them.”

Unmarried America
“Unmarried America is a nonprofit information service focusing on the interests and concerns of America’s 89 million unmarried adults — as employees, consumers, taxpayers, and voters — whether you live alone, with a roommate, or with family members.”

WFC Resources
“Since 1984, WFC Resources (formerly Work & Family Connection) has been working to help employers create a workplace that’s both supportive and effective.”

Nursing Home Abuse Center

“The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on time-honored principles of restoring dignity for some of our most vulnerable and valuable citizens. Before we can begin to resolve the issue of nursing home abuse, we must understand what it is.”

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Legal and Policy Resources

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
“The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national nonprofit that works to improve the lives of low-income people. CLASP’s mission is to improve the economic security, educational and workforce prospects, and family stability of low-income parents, children, and youth and to secure equal justice for all.”

Center for Women Policy Studies
“The Center for Women Policy Studies was founded in 1972 as the first feminist policy analysis and research institution in the USA. Our mission today is what it was then- to shape public policy to improve women’s lives and preserve women’s human rights.”

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
“The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation’s premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.”

Economic Policy Institute
“The Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy.”

Institute for Women’s Policy Research
“The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts rigorous research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialogue, and strengthen families, communities, and societies.”

Mathematica Policy Research
“The company offers policymakers a unique combination of evaluation expertise, direct data collection services, and insight into the socioeconomic issues that drive public policy. Its clients include federal agencies, state and local governments, foundations, universities, professional associations, and businesses.”

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
“NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation’s 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues. NCSL is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of state governments before Congress and federal agencies.”

National Governor’s Association
“The National Governors Association (NGA) is the collective voice of the nation’s governors and one of Washington, D.C.’s, most respected public policy organizations. NGA provides governors and their senior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key federal issues to developing policy reports on innovative state programs and hosting networking seminars for state government executive branch officials.”

National Partnership for Women and Families
“The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.”

National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)
“The Center uses the law in all its forms: getting new laws on the books and enforced; litigating ground-breaking cases in state and federal courts all the way to the Supreme Court; and educating the public about ways to make the law and public policies work for women and their families.”

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Union Resources

AFL-CIO
“The mission of the AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our nation. To accomplish this mission we will build and change the American labor movement.”

Coalition of Labor Union Women
“The primary mission of CLUW is to unify all union women in a viable organization to determine our common problems and concerns and to develop action programs within the framework of our unions to deal effectively with our objectives.”

International Labour Organization
“The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.”

Labor and Employment Relations Association
“The Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) is the singular organization in the country where professionals interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations network to share ideas and learn about new developments, issues, and practices in the field.”

Radio, Television, Podcasts

Well Woman Show

“Giovanna Rossi interviews high achieving, professional women who have overcome anxiety, burnout and insecurity to become healthy, fulfilled and powerful. We share our challenges and successes as women leaders, entrepreneurs, mothers, daughters and sisters.” The podcast is available through this link: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/610545556/the-well-woman-show.