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We’ve Said #MeToo – Now We’re Pushing Legislation

January 19, 2018 | by

The #MeToo movement has built awareness – now it needs action. Yesterday, we joined Assemblymember Reyes, Assemblymember Friedman, and Assemblymember Waldron to announce new legislation to do just...
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Maria’s Workplace is #OursToo: Stopping the Epidemic of Sexual Violence Against Female Janitors

January 16, 2018 | by

Each day when I sit down in my office with a warm cup of coffee, I fix the photo on my desk of my two girls. I look at the sea of folders and papers in front of me, certain that justice is defended...
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Taking the Fight for Equal Pay to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

December 12, 2017 | by

Today, we have a historic opportunity to see justice served for millions of women. Women like Aileen Rizo. In 2012, Aileen, a mother of three, discovered she was earning over $10,000 less each year...
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Stronger California Advocates Network Celebrates Seven Legislative Wins in 2017

October 12, 2017 | by

In a stunning win for advocates, Governor Brown signed seven Stronger California 2017 priority bills focused on fair pay, affordable child care, family-friendly workplaces, and poverty reduction....
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