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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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Stronger CA Advocates Network Releases 2019 Agenda

May 3, 2019 | by

The Stronger Calif♀rnia Advocates Network brings together a diverse group of over 50 nonprofit and advocacy organizations from across the state that work on issues that deeply impact the lives of...
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LA Sentinel: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Introduces “Be Heard” Act to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace

April 17, 2019 | by

The Los Angeles Sentinel published an article about the BeHEARD Act, sweeping anti-sexual harassment legislation that was introduce today in the U.S. House of Representatives. Equal Rights Advocates... read more

When it comes to fair pay, “don’t just be an ally. Be a co-conspirator.”

April 5, 2019 | by

As we raise awareness about the gender wage gap this week for Equal Pay Day 2019, I’ve been thinking about what a difference a few years make in the fight for fair pay. Women workers calling out...
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