PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK: THE LIFE & TIMES OF KATRINA GILBERT tells the moving story of a year in the life of one mother whose daily struggles illuminate the challenges faced by more than 42 million American women and the 28 million children who depend on them. The film is the unvarnished account of a single mom struggling to get ahead, but constantly getting knocked back by a system that almost seems designed to see her fail.
The Shriver Report
The Shriver Report is a multi-platform project of A Woman’s Nation™ — a nonprofit media initiative that informs, inspires and imagines new way forward for women and men. Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert was produced in association with the group’s latest report – The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink.
Center for American Progress
The Center for American Progress is a nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just and free America that ensures opportunity for all. The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From The Brink was created in partnership with the Center for American Progress.
The Chambliss Center for Children
Featured in the film, this non-profit organization in Chattanooga, TN offers early childhood education and child care 24 hours/day to working parents on a sliding fee scale.
Caring Across Generations
This campaign seeks to bring dignity and value to the contributions of our nation’s aging population and the workforce who cares for them.
MomsRising.org is an online and on-the-ground grassroots organization that advocates for economic security for all families in the US, paid family leave, flexible work options, affordable childcare, and an end to wage and hiring discrimination.
9 to 5
9 to 5 advocates for change on issues affecting low-wage women and their families. The group leads campaigns for family-supporting jobs with decent wages and paid sick days; stronger protections against workplace discrimination; and a strong safety net for low-income families.
Half in Ten
The campaign is a project of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, the Coalition on Human Needs, and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. It is dedicated to building the political and public will to cut the U.S. poverty rate in half in 10 years.
The United Way seeks to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
National Women’s Law Center
NWLC aims to expand, defend and promote women’s rights at every stage of the legal process. The group focuses on issues that cut to the core of women’s and girls’ lives in education, employment, family economic security, and health — with special attention given to the needs of low-income women and their families.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
Shriver Center: Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty.
Legal Information for Families Today
LIFT seeks to enhance access to justice for children and families by providing legal information, community education, and compassionate guidance, while promoting system-wide reform of the courts and public agencies.
Ascend at the Aspen Institute
Ascend at the Aspen Institute is a hub for breakthrough ideas and collaborations that move children and their parents toward educational success and economic security.
Next Generation promotes solutions to two of the biggest challenges confronting the next generation of Americans: The risk of dangerous climate change and the threat of diminished prospects for children and families.
Families and Work Institute
FWI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies the changing workforce, family and community.