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Stronger CA Win: Paid Family Leave Expansion

April 13, 2016 | by

On April 11, California took another important step forward to ensuring the economic security of women and families. Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 908 into law, expanding the state’s...
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Rallying for a Stronger California in 2016

March 14, 2016 | by

On March 10, we joined advocates, community members, and state legislators in Sacramento to launch the 2016 advocates’ agenda for the Stronger California campaign, which aims to ensure women’s...
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Community Groups Representing Millions of Californians Launch Effort for Women’s Economic Security at State Capitol

March 9, 2016 | by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 10, 2016 CONTACT: Marta Stoepker,, 313-977-0054   Community Groups Representing Millions of Californians Launch Effort for Women’s Economic... read more

Closing the Wage Gap for Women of Color

January 19, 2016 | by

The celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday this week adds inspiration to an important event today to expose the harsh penalties women of color continue to experience in pay decades...
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Hearing: Women of Color and the Wage Gap

January 13, 2016 | by

Women of color are disproportionately affected by the gender wage gap in California. The Stronger California Network, chaired by ERA, is committed to supporting policy reforms that will close this...
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Domestic Workers Are Women, Latinas, and Exploited by the Law

October 27, 2015 | by

Domestic Workers: “I am a home care worker, and I improve lives. So why am I paid poverty wages?” Latina workers suffer from the worst gender wage gap in the country, making just 55 cents on the...
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Women’s Equality Day Builds Toward a Stronger California

September 4, 2015 | by

“I’m so proud to be a Californian because California leads the way.” – Rep. Doris Matsui, Aug 26, 2015 Over 100 advocates, politicians, and community members gathered on the steps of the California...
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Calif♀rnia is Getting Stronger by the Day

July 10, 2015 | by

Comprehensive Women’s Economic Security Agenda Gaining Steam in Sacramento Three months ago, ERA joined the state’s top advocates and legislators to launch a visionary two-year campaign called...
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In the News: Stronger California Agenda Debuts in Sacramento

March 25, 2015 | by

A new comprehensive legislative agenda that promotes women’s economic security was announced in Sacramento by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus. The agenda, called A Stronger Calif♀rnia,...
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ERA and Partners Launch Stronger Calif♀rnia Policy Agenda

March 24, 2015 | by

Women’s Economic Empowerment Means a Stronger Calif♀rniaCommunity Advocates and Elected Leaders Call for a Women’s Economic Agenda that Empowers Women and Brings Equality to the State’s...
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