• CLIENT CENTERED

    We reach out to women where they are already seeking help and provide direct, one-on-one legal services.

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  • PROTECT YOUR PATIENTS

    If you are (or work for) a health care provider in Washington, DC, sign up for a 15-minute training session on the new pregnancy accommodations law in DC.

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  • PROACTIVE

    We educate workers about their rights and assist them in devising proactive strategies to avoid family responsibilities discrimination in the workplace.

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  • CONNECTED

    We link workers with legal representation, community resources, and the national movement of advocates working to make it possible for families to thrive both at work and at home

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  • LOCAL

    We serve workers in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area.

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OUR MISSION

To empower low-income pregnant women and parents to
safeguard the health and economic security of their families by asserting their workplace rights.

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The mission of First Shift Justice Project

OUR MISSION

To empower low-income pregnant women and parents to safeguard the health and economic security of their families by asserting their workplace rights.




EDUCATE

Through partnerships with medical clinics and nonprofits we educate service providers, pregnant women, parents and other workers about the legal rights of caregivers in the workplace.

EMPOWER & REPRESENT

We empower workers to express and exercise their workplace rights to maintain their employment; First Shift also represents or refers clients whose rights have already been violated.

COLLABORATE

We collaborate with policy advocates to give voice to the specific problems faced by low-wage workers trapped between the demands of work and family.

RUN LIKE A MOTHER

Run the Veterans' Day 10K on November 13th for First Shift!

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