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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

Take Action! Living Wage Jobs for Women Who Deserve a Second Chance


SB 1384 will open a pipeline to healthcare jobs for rehabilitated people who want to work. Women are the fastest growing population in our jails and prisons; between 1980 and 2010 the number of... read more

Tradeswomen Tuesday: Kina, 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

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  • SF Chronicle Op-ed: Pass SB 1384 and Let Her Work
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  • 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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