Women’s Economic Security Agenda Forum Saturday, January 9, 11am-1pm Greenbelt Library 11 Crescent Rd. Greenbelt, MD 20770 Register and learn more. Maryland Working Families and the Working Matters Coalition are working to bring attention to the need for a statewide Earned Sick Leave bill. At this event we will discuss paid sick days, fair scheduling, and pay equity(…)
April 15-19 Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 Registration form Flyer Help make international family planning a priority today! The weekend includes informational sessions on international reproductive health issues and an advocacy training, which will prepare participants for a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill. View a short(…)
What the Right to Vote Means to Me by Rev. Dr. Linda Olson Peebles, Faith in Action Minister, UU Church of Arlington, VA & President, UU Ministers Association
This year, the day August 18 took on greater meaning for me than it has in the past. August 18 is the day 95 years ago in 1920 when the 19th amendment to the US constitution was ratified. That amendment granted women the right to vote. Why is the date more notable to me this(…)
This special report by Cecilia Menjívar and Olivia Salcido for the Immigration Policy Center looks at immigration law, which on its face appears gender neutral, but actually contains gender biases that create barriers for many women trying to gain legalization within the current immigration system.
Generation Hope removes barriers to educational attainment by matching teen parents attending college in the DC metro area with individuals, organizations, and local businesses (Sponsors) to participate in a mentoring relationship that includes emotional and financial support