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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

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...
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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...
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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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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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