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Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

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Latest News from Equal Rights Advocates

Tradeswomen Tuesdays: Cecilia, a Carpenter


Equal Rights Advocates is a proud member of the Taskforce on Tradeswomen Issues, which unites local, regional and national expertise and action to support tradeswomen and women who want access to... read more

Photo Slideshow: 40th Anniversary Luncheon


Standing Strong, Moving Women Forward On June 17, 2014, we gathered with 1500 supporters in San Francisco to celebrate 40 years of ERA’s work and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. Keynote... read more

We’re Hiring!


We’re seeking to add talented people to our team. Check out our posts on these open positions at ERA’s headquarters in San Francisco. Please share these links widely. We are excited to meet you!... read more

What “Supervisor” (And the Fair Employment Protection Act) Means to Marginalized Women Workers


ERA client Monica Fernando* worked as a line cook at a fast food restaurant where she was sexually harassed and assaulted by her direct supervisor. While the supervisor did not have the explicit... read more

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In The Press

  • Executive Director Featured in UC Hastings Online Magazine
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  • Sexual Harassment and Assault Survivors Profiled by Seattle’s KIRO-TV
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  • Executive Director Noreen Farrell Discusses Sexual Harassment on KALW
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  • New Case: Conductor Fired from International Tour for Pregnancy
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