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Blog Posts by ERA Staff

CA Bill Ensures Civil Rights of College Students Involved in Sexual Assault, Harassment Investigations

February 22, 2019 | by

For Immediate Release February 22, 2019 Media Contact Jess Eagle, Communications Coordinator Equal Rights Advocates (415) 575-2380 jeagle@equalrights.org SEN. JACKSON INTRODUCES BILL ENSURING CIVIL... read more

Join the Pro Bono Attorneys Network to End Sexual Violence in Education

February 22, 2019 | by

If you are passionate about supporting student survivors, we need you in this crucial work. The Pro Bono Attorneys Network to End Sexual Violence in Education offers CLE accredited trainings on legal...
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VIDEO: 5 New Anti-Sexual Harassment Rights for CA Workers

February 14, 2019 | by

Starting Jan. 1, 2019,  California workers have 5 new rights to protect against workplace sexual harassment, and make it easier for you to come forward and seek justice if you do experience...
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KQED: Fresno Janitors Sue Employer, Alleging Continued ‘Rape on the Night Shift’

February 13, 2019 | by

Bay Area NPR affiliate KQED featured a segment and published an article about ERA’s new lawsuit against janitorial company ABM, including coverage of our press conference upon filing in Fresno. The... read more

Fresno Bee: ‘I spent many years suffering.’ Women in Fresno allege sexual harassment at janitorial company

February 13, 2019 | by

The Fresno Bee ran an article about ERA’s filing of a lawsuit against janitorial company ABM, including video coverage of our press conference in Fresno, which featured remarks from 2 of our clients... read more

Urge your legislators: Support the Paycheck Fairness Act!

February 6, 2019 | by

It’s easy to forget just how much the gender wage gap steals from each of us over the course of our lives. But let’s really let this number sink in: $700,000. That’s how much the average U.S....
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Dear Betsy: We have a LOT to say.

January 24, 2019 | by

Gender justice champions from every walk of life crowded into Equal Rights Advocates’ tent at the 2019 Women’s March in Oakland. Even after spending all morning marching and chanting, people...
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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!

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 Congress: 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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