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Blog Posts by ERA Staff

Protect Civil Rights. Stop William Barr.

January 15, 2019 | by

Confirmation hearings for Trump’s Attorney General nominee start today. William Barr wants to rollback civil rights, ramp up the “war on drugs,” overturn Roe v. Wade, and continue the Trump...
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March with ERA on Jan. 19! (Updated)

January 11, 2019 | by

Bay Area supporters: Join us Saturday, Jan. 19 at the 3rd annual Women’s March in Oakland or San Francisco! Details below.  “The woman power of this nation can be the power which makes us whole.”...
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ERA Urges House: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

January 11, 2019 | by

Equal Rights Advocates was one of 248 women’s rights, workers’ rights, and economic justice organizations from across the country to submit a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives urging the...
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Our Impact: Equal Opportunity for Women in Male-Dominated Fields

January 2, 2019 | by

An update on our gold miner client in a gender discrimination lawsuit Justice is sometimes a long time coming, but in the case of our Alaskan gold miner client, Hanna Hurst, it’s coming soon. Hanna...
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ERA’s Top 10 Gender Justice Moments of 2018

December 28, 2018 | by

This year, we took to the streets, to corporate Boardrooms and corner offices, to our polling places, to the halls of Congress and the halls of the Supreme Court. If 2017 was the year of women...
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KSBY: New CA laws include straw restrictions, minimum wage increase and more

December 26, 2018 | by

CBS affiliate KSBY 6, of California’s Central Coast, interviewed Jessica Stender, Equal Rights Advocates’ Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy, about new sexual harassment laws that... read more

Los Angeles Times: Mira Sorvino and others put spotlight on #MeToo laws

December 20, 2018 | by

Los Angeles Times covered a press conference co-hosted by Equal Rights Advocates, which included an overview and celebration of new sexual harassment laws that will take effected in California in... read more

Submit a Comment: Stand with Student Survivors!

December 6, 2018 | by

Comment on Title IX Regulations Proposed by the Trump Administration Thank you for standing up for student survivors of sexual violence by submitting an official comment on the Trump Administration’s... read more

Comment Guide: Speak Out Against Title IX Regulations

December 6, 2018 | by

Stand with student survivors & speak out against the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to how schools must address sexual violence. Welcome to Equal Rights Advocates’ Guide for submitting...
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KPIX: Aide to Sen. Kamala Harris Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Settlement

December 6, 2018 | by

CBS San Francisco Bay Area affiliate KPIX featured an interview with Equal Rights Advocates Executive Director Noreen Farrell in an aired news segment about a former aide to Senator Kamala Harris,... read more