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Cal Women’s Field Hockey Team Gets a Field of Their Own

February 3, 2016 | by

On this year’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we celebrate the important role that sports can play in young women’s lives. Participation in team sports not only teaches invaluable life...
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A 10 Year Battle Against Rape in the Workplace

December 9, 2015 | by

There are some moments that are too horrifying to forget. For Maria Bojorquez, one such moment happened on October 4, 2004, when she was brutally raped by her supervisor as she worked alone on the...
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Securing Basic Rights for Pregnant Workers like Christina

December 1, 2015 | by

Today is Giving Tuesday, an international day to celebrate community and generosity. Please join the tens of thousands of others who are giving today by sharing $5 to support our work for pregnant...
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Rape on the Night Shift: The Story of ERA Client Maria Borjorquez on Frontline

June 23, 2015 | by

ERA client Maria Bojorquez was like many immigrant women who are vulnerable to sexual violence because they work nights as janitors in isolated buildings. Maria’s story is featured on a PBS...
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Women in Jazz Call for Inclusion at Lincoln Center

April 30, 2015 | by

Every so often you experience a day that you know will be historic for women and girls in ten years. Like the day the San Francisco Fire Department allowed women to apply to become firefighters. Or...
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Cal Field Hockey Asks: Where’s the Field?

February 19, 2015 | by

You can read press coverage of this action in the San Jose Mercury News as well as The Daily Californian. The Cal women’s field hockey team has no place to practice or play. Removed from their...
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New Case: Courtnee, a Pregnant Worker Illegally Fired from Olive Garden

January 29, 2015 | by

Worker justice advocates, including Equal Rights Advocates, filed a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today against Darden Restaurants, Inc. on...
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EEOC Discrimination Charge Filed on Behalf of Hanna, a Gold Miner

January 13, 2015 | by

Equal Rights Advocates, representing gold miner Hanna Hurst, has filed a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that Sumitomo Metal Mining discriminated against her because...
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Client Story: Liliana, a Restaurant Worker

November 14, 2014 | by

Liliana* began working as a hostess in Miami-area restaurants about three years ago. Like many immigrant women, Liliana came to the United States to build a better future for herself and found that...
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New Case: Cal Women’s Field Hockey Fights to Take Back Field

October 9, 2014 | by

Equal Rights Advocates is proud to represent three women of the UC Berkeley field hockey team in their bid to take back their field, a fight that has made headlines throughout the Bay Area this past...
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