Championing equity, justice, safety and inclusion for women, girls and people with disabilities
Women + Girls
Says No More
Dolor Sit Amet
Pittsburgh is often lauded as among the most livable cities in the country. While this may be true for some, it is certainly not the case for Black women. Rochelle Jackson, a Black woman with decades of public policy experience, is well aware of the racial and gender inequities that Black women experience in Pittsburgh. She launched the Black Women’s Policy Center to change systems and policies to ensure that Black women don’t just survive but thrive.
When someone is being abused by a partner, it often shows up at work. More than half of survivors report having lost at least one job because of their abuser. FISA’s support helped to launch and scale STANDING FIRM’s efforts to engage employers to Recognize the warning signs of abuse, Respond with support, and Refer employees to get free and confidential help through community-based services.