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10 Toni Morrison Quotes That Will Never Stop Inspiring Us

August 6, 2019 | by

Toni Morrison’s work and language (as she would say) profoundly impacted millions of people around the world, often in deeply personal ways. Her life was a testament to the power of language to...
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Ask an Advocate: Q&A with Kimberly Alvarenga

July 23, 2019 | by

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...
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Perspective: Enough with the Pay-Gap Victim Blaming

June 26, 2019 | by

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...
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Ask an Advocate: Q&A with Mary Ignatius

June 7, 2019 | by

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...
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45th Anniversary Gender Justice Honoree: Women Donors Network

June 5, 2019 | by

To celebrate our 45th anniversary, we’re honoring gender justice champions who have worked passionately to transform our workplaces and schools into spaces where every woman, student, and nonbinary... read more

45th Anniversary Gender Justice Honorees: Emerging Leaders of Courage

June 5, 2019 | by

To celebrate our 45th anniversary, we’re honoring gender justice champions who have worked passionately to transform our workplaces and schools into spaces where every woman, student, and nonbinary... read more

East Bay Times/Mercury News: She fights for gender equity & workers’ rights, from mushroom farms to the courtroom

May 23, 2019 | by

The East Bay Times and The Mercury News (San Jose) published a Q&A feature with ERA Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy Jessica Stender. What I love about ERA is that we have a... read more

New York Times: How to Ask for Maternity or Paternity Leave When Your Company Has No Policy

May 21, 2019 | by

The New York Times’ Parenting section featured ERA Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy Jessica Stender in an interactive piece giving advice about asking about maternity or paternity... read more

LA Sentinel: Congressmember[s]…Reintroduce Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

May 15, 2019 | by

The Los Angeles Sentinel ran an article about the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. Equal Rights Advocates is mentioned in the story as a... read more

In Memoriam: Lenora Lapidus

May 14, 2019 | by

It is with heavy hearts but joyful memories that we say goodbye to our dear colleague and friend Lenora Lapidus. Lenora was the leader of the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, and one of the original...
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