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From Survivors to Activists: ERA Student Clients Speak Out, Support CA Bill


Two ERA student clients and survivors of campus sexual assault are sharing their stories and speaking out in support of California Senate Bill 493.  Student survivor client Julia Sanchez wrote an... read more

Perspective: Enough with the Pay-Gap Victim Blaming


A few recent articles about the wage gap really get it wrong, and Forbes has featured more than one. But I want to focus on the recent feature by Christy Rutherford and Janice Gassam, whose critique... read more

Landmark Sex Discrimination Settlement for ERA Gold Miner Client


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Eagle, 415.575.2380 SAN FRANCISCO — Jennifer Reisch, Legal Director of Equal Rights Advocates, issued the following statement on the U.S... read more

Ask an Advocate: Q&A with Mary Ignatius


The Stronger Califrnia Advocates Network is an innovative collaboration of 50+ nonprofit and advocacy organizations across the state that work together to break down barriers that keep women from... read more

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