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THE ADVOCATES: The ERA Blog

Our Bodies on the Line: Latina Equal Pay and #MeToo

November 1, 2018 | by

By Noreen Farrell and Mónica Ramírez This piece was originally published by Luz Collective, and cross-posted here with permission.    Nearly one year ago exactly, we experienced a watershed moment...
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Next week, we vote for women’s equality in the workplace

October 31, 2018 | by

By: Joi Chaney & Noreen Farrell This blog is being cross-posted on Joi Chaney’s Medium Page, Noreen Farrell’s Medium Page, and the United State of Women’s Forbes Page.   As the nation reflects...
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5 Simple Steps to Ensure Justice & Equity Prevail on Nov. 6

October 19, 2018 | by

We’ll get right down to it: On Nov. 6, we all need to turn out to vote. Why? Because our rights are literally on the line. Because just 2 Senate votes meant the difference in Brett Kavanaugh...
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Survivors Who Want to Come Forward: Where to Start

October 9, 2018 | by

Rebecca Berry, Esq. Disturbing and triggering news related to sexual violence is almost unavoidable these days. From #MeToo stories in Hollywood, to the news of Bill Cosby’s sentencing, and perhaps... read more

ERA Calls for Halt of Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

September 24, 2018 | by

In response to the news of a second allegation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Equal Rights Advocates releases the following statement: We call upon the U.S. Senate to...
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Urge CA Gov. Brown to Sign the #TakeTheLead Bills & Combat Sexual Harassment

September 18, 2018 | by

  Right now, California Gov. Jerry Brown is deciding whether to sign or veto the strongest slate of anti-sexual harassment bills our country has ever seen. He must decide by Sept. 30! Sexual...
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Join Our Action Team and Fight For California’s #MeToo Bills

September 18, 2018 | by

We will be calling on our Equal Rights Advocates’ Action Team to help us push Governor Jerry Brown to sign ALL of CA’s #MeToo bills into law. JOIN THE ACTION TEAM. HELP US ENSURE A SAFE WORKPLACE FOR...
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We Believe You, Christine: Response to Allegations against Kavanaugh

September 17, 2018 | by

  In response to Christine Blasey Ford speaking out about allegations of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh, Equal Rights Advocates Executive Director Noreen Farrell issued the following...
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#StopKavanaugh: Our democracy — like our bodies — is not up for grabs

September 6, 2018 | by

Despite our protests. Despite our outrage. Despite the fact that 90% of his record is still being hidden from the very committee charged with confirming his nomination — let alone the public. (And... read more

Statement: Response to Leaked Draft of DeVos’s New Proposed Title IX Rules

August 31, 2018 | by

Legal and Advocacy Groups Suing Trump Administration for Unlawful Title IX Rollbacks Respond to DeVos’s Proposal to Further Harm Student Survivors of Sexual Assault and Harassment In response to...
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