Presentation on theme: "Ywca usa action agenda. GLA Advocacy 10.05 the action agenda is established by engaging yw’s at every level ywca action agenda Local Associations NCB."— Presentation transcript:
GLA Advocacy 10.05 the action agenda is established by engaging yw’s at every level ywca action agenda Local Associations NCB Advocacy Committee YWCA USA Advocacy Staff Current Events Regional Coordinating Staff
GLA Advocacy 10.05 setting the agenda: key considerations how compatible is a policy issue with the ywca mission?
GLA Advocacy 10.05 setting the agenda: key considerations what issues & policies are at the forefront of local association activities and programs?
GLA Advocacy 10.05 setting the agenda: key considerations what issues are on the upcoming U.S. legislative agenda, or likely to capture national attention in the next year?
GLA Advocacy 10.05 seven broad priorities eliminating racism affirmative action hate crimes violence against women increasing women’s income welfare reform/TANF reauthorization child care & early childhood education
GLA Advocacy 10.05 elimination of racism eliminate racial profiling increase immigrant rights result in increased education on racism and ways to eliminate it
GLA Advocacy 10.05 affirmative action supports maintaining & strengthening affirmative action laws to protect people from discrimination on the basis of race and gender.
GLA Advocacy 10.05 hate crimes supports legislation that protects people from harassment, violence and other crimes on the basis of race, sex, gender, religion, ethnicity, age, disability, or sexual identity.
GLA Advocacy 10.05 violence against women protect victims hold perpetrators accountable eradicate sexual assault, domestic violence, trafficking women, and dating violence increase VAWA and VOCA funding
GLA Advocacy 10.05 increasing women’s income living wage campaigns pay equity overtime campaigns social security reform that benefits women and people of color earned income tax credits
GLA Advocacy 10.05 welfare reform TANF reauthorization opposes marriage promotion/incentives elimination of TANF barriers accessible welfare systems and supports
GLA Advocacy 10.05 child care & early childhood education increased funding for childcare resources maintain funding levels for Head Start accessible early childhood programs