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Carol Joyner

Executive Director
Family Values@Work Action

Carol Joyner is the Executive Director of Family Values @ Work Action (FV@WA), sister organization to Family Values @ Work, the national network of 27 state coalitions. FV@WA is building worker power centered on caregiving and economic justice. Prior to FV@W where Carol directed the Labor Project for Working Families and founded FV@WA, Carol provided consultation on work and family trust funds and related labor administration issues. She is also the founding director of the 1199SEIU/Employer Child Care Fund and past President of the Child Care Corporation, a labor/management benefit fund negotiated by the 1199 Health and Human Service Employees Union and more than 400 Healthcare Employers in New York State. Ms. Joyner is the recipient of various achievement awards, is a founding member of the NY Union Child Care Coalition; is past National Advisory Board member of the Labor Project for Working Families and the Family Values@Work Network; founding partner of the Work Family Strategy Council, and founding partner of its national campaign, #PaidLeaveforAll. Carol is also a member of the NCBCP, Black Women’s Roundtable and co-chaired the 2022 Ward 4 Redistricting Committee. Carol lives in Washington.