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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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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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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

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

Governing Magazine: As Protection for Pregnant Workers Falter in Congress, States Step Up

December 6, 2018 | by

Governing Magazine quoted Equal Rights Advocates Legal Director Jennifer Reisch in a feature article called “Bumped Out,” which discusses statewide protections for pregnant workers and their rights... read more

Albany Times-Union: Colleges prepare for new Title IX sex assault guidelines

November 20, 2018 | by

The Albany Times-Union quoted a statement from Equal Rights Advocates in an article about the Department of Education’s proposed regulations to Title IX.  “This Administration is committed to... read more

ERA Rejects Trump Admin’s Proposed Sexual Assault Rules that Promote Rape Culture on Campus

November 16, 2018 | by

Note: The public comment period is open! It’s time to shout our objections. Comment now, or use our Comment Guide to learn more.  What you need to know about the Trump Administration’s absurd campus...
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Giving Tuesday: On Nov. 27, #EqualityIsPawssible

November 14, 2018 | by

How do kickass gender justice lawyers unwind? With cute puppies. With partners and advocates like you by our side, Equal Rights Advocates hustled hard in 2018 to pass the boldest anti-sexual...
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