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

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Jenna, an Electrical Line Worker


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

Women’s Equality Day: Where Would We Be Without the Vote? #WEmatter


Happy Women’s Equality Day! Today commemorates the 94th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which finally granted American women the right to vote. Designated by Congress in... read more

This Week’s Feminist Reads: Mo’ne Davis, Maryam Mirzakhani, and Michael Brown


Welcome to another roundup of feminist reads from the past few weeks, compiled by ERA’s communications intern Shelby. The shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of... read more

Take Action! Urge Gov. Brown to Sign SB 1349 and Support Young Women Athletes


Nearly 40 years ago, Equal Rights Advocates stood with Amy Love, a young soccer star barred from competing in her California youth league because she was a girl. Though stories of improved... read more

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  • In the Press: SB 1384 and Living Wage Jobs for Rehabilitated Women
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  • SF Chronicle Op-ed: Pass SB 1384 and Let Her Work
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  • “Intergenerational Feminism and the Path Ahead”
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  • Executive Director Featured in UC Hastings Online Magazine
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