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THE ADVOCATES: The ERA Blog

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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URGENT: Sexual harassment bill SB 1300 under attack. We need your help!

August 28, 2018 | by

CA lawmakers are voting today: SB 1300 needs your support now! California lawmakers are about to vote on SB 1300 today, a #TakeTheLead bill that’s part of the strongest package of sexual harassment...
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#TakeTheLead: To the Governor’s Desk

August 24, 2018 | by

Lawmakers vote Monday. Let’s end sexual harassment in California!   On Aug. 27, California lawmakers will decide whether to pass the boldest package of anti-sexual harassment bills our country has...
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Our Impact: Salary History Loophole Closed!

August 10, 2018 | by

We’re thrilled that Stronger CA priority bill “Closing the Salary History Loophole” (AB 2282 – Eggman) was fast-tracked by Governor Jerry Brown and signed into law on July 18. This bill will...
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“Naw” to Kavanaugh: Take action to oppose the SCOTUS pick

July 13, 2018 | by

100+ civil and human rights organizations are urging the Senate to oppose Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Read the full letter detailing why Kavanaugh will be a disaster here.    ...
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How Devos’s Title IX Harms Trans & GNC Students

July 3, 2018 | by

  For years, Title IX protected transgender and gender nonconforming (GNC) students from discrimination at school. But the Trump Administration’s Department of Education rescinded these...
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Remembering and Honoring Madeline Mixer

June 22, 2018 | by

  Equal Rights Advocates honors and remembers our friend Madeline Mixer, a gender-equality pioneer who spent decades advocating and organizing for working women. Madeline, a passionate supporter of...
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