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

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Welcome to Our Summer Law Clerks

06.28.2016

Central to ERA’s mission is the mentorship of the next generation of legal advocates. As a part of that goal, we welcome law clerks who assist with research and legal projects, and staff our free... read more

CA Legislature Steps Up for Women and Families in Budget

06.16.2016

Today, the California legislature voted to approve a state budget that includes two important policy reforms for working women and families. The repeal of the Maximum Family Grant rule, which... read more

Brock Turner and the Work We Still Have To Do

06.15.2016

Yesterday, ERA proudly attended the United State of Women Summit in Washington, D.C., where we joined with thousands of champions for gender equality to celebrate progress we have made and call for... read more

ERA Receives Winn Newman Award

06.13.2016

ERA is proud to be the 2016 recipient of the Winn Newman Award, presented by the National Council on Pay Equity. Each year the award is given to an individual or organization fighting for pay equity,... read more

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  • Gender Pay Disparities Among Supervisors’ Staff Worse Than County Average
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  • Launch of California Dream Coalition
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  • Postdoctoral union hosts teach-ins on sexual harassment
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  • PayPal to hold all-male panel on gender equality in the workplace
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