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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

ERA Co-Sponsors CA Fair Pay Act

02.25.2015

Equal Rights Advocates’-sponsored Senate Bill 358 was introduced by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus today in Sacramento. The California Fair Pay Act will strengthen existing equal pay laws... read more

Cal Field Hockey Asks: Where’s the Field?

02.19.2015

You can read press coverage of this action in the San Jose Mercury News as well as The Daily Californian. The Cal women’s field hockey team has no place to practice or play. Removed from their... read more

Tradeswomen Tuesday: Leah Rivera, a Sheet Metal Worker

02.10.2015

 When did you join the trade? I joined the sheet metal workers in 1982. I figured out that I could not work in an office all day after working as a day care worker and a receptionist through high... read more

Growing Interest in Title IX at the California State Legislature

01.30.2015

On Tuesday, January 20, Equal Rights Advocates Staff Attorney Keasara (“Kiki”) Williams testified before the California State Senate Judiciary Committee and Women’s Legislative Caucus on the... read more

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