Today marks the start of the We Won’t Wait Summit in National Harbor, MD. The #WeWontWait2016 Summit brings together a group of powerful organizations that work to improve the conditions of women and families by elevating the voices of women of color, low-income and poor women, immigrant women, and young women to call for a policy agenda that promotes economic security and communities that thrive.
The We Won’t Wait Collaborative is made up of 11 organizations:
Black Women’s Roundtable
National Domestic Worker Alliance
This historic gathering will bring together over 1,000 community leaders and organizers from around the country to discuss issues that affect women and families of color.
The Issues That Are Important to Women of Color
We Won’t Wait is focusing on the issues that matter to women of color:
- Immigration Reform
- Criminal Justice Reform
- Elder Care
- Child Care
- Equal Pay
- Paid Leave
- Sick Leave
- Health Care Access
- Reproductive Justice