Bernie Sanders
On Family Rights


Fight For Working Families

  • He will raise the minimum wage to a living wage of at least $15 an hour.

  • He will increase teaching salaries to $60K 

  • He will reinvest in public education,

  • He will enact a universal childcare and pre-kindergarten program.

  • He will place a cap on student loan interest rates going forward at 1.88 percent.

  • He will combat racial discrimination and school segregation

  • He will invest $1.3 billion every year in private, non-profit historically black colleges and universities

  • He will guarantee tuition and debt-free public colleges, universities, HBCUs, trade-schools to all

  • He will cancel all student loan debt for the some 45 million Americans who owe about $1.6 trillion

  • He will make sure women and men are paid the same wage for the same job

  • He will guarantee health care as a right to ALL people 

  • He will repeal the Hyde Amendment and fully fund Planned Parenthood, Title X

  • He will guarantee all workers paid family and medical leave, paid sick leave and paid vacation.

  • He will make it easier for workers to join unions through the Workplace Democracy Act.

  • He will make quality education a right.

  • He will implement a green jobs program.

  • He will increase funding for public counsel

  • He will change the system of cash bail

  • He will legalize marijuana

  • He will ban for profit prisons

  • He will cut the prison population in half 


He will make sure women and men are paid the same wage for the same job through the Paycheck Fairness Act.