For Avon Representatives, caring about women's issues goes beyond cosmetics. Avon is the company for women and known for its continued commitment in the improvement of women's health as much as it is for the enhancement of their outward appearance. As such, Avon Representatives teamed up with Nueva Vida, a non-profit organization and Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Grantee, to empower Latinas in the fight against breast cancer.
Diapers, tampons and pads closer to becoming tax-free in the District Advocates for women urged the D.C. Council to lift the sales tax on diapers, tampons and pads at the first public hearing Wednesday for legislation that is being promoted across the country. [highlight]“What, how and who we tax speaks volumes about what we value…Read more
By working on a committee, Many Hands donors learn first-hand about the needs in our community and often support these organizations on their own. Recently, this group of donors volunteered at one of our 2016 finalist organizations, DC Diaper Bank, and packaged over 10,000 diapers for families in need.Read more
In the U.S., the debate around the minimum wage does not lack controversy, but it does lack up-to-date research. Academic studies on the effects of raising hourly pay—especially to $15, which has become something of a magic number for progressive cities and states—have not kept pace with the whirlwind movement. And relatively little research has…Read more