Category Archives: Women

Advocacy Positions Available—March 27, 2015

Here is the most recent posting of jobs available in research and advocacy: Early Head Start Director—Maternity Care Coalition

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Urge Congress to Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

From the National Partnership for Women and Families (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer): Hot off the press! The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in Young v. UPS clearly recognizes that pregnant women have a right to equal treatment in the workplace under the Pregnancy … Continue reading

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Picking Cotton: How an Innocent Man Got a Life Sentence—March 24, Aston

Best-selling author comes to Newmann University on March 24 She was raped. She identified her attacker. She was wrong. Jennifer Thompson was a 22-year-old college senior in 1984 when she was brutally raped in her apartment. As the attacker held a … Continue reading

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International Women’s Conference: The Status of Women at Home and Abroad—March 22, Summerdale (Harrisburg)

Top Issues 2015: The Status of Women at Home and Abroad 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. March 22, 2015 Central Penn College, 600 Valley Rd, Summerdale, PA 17093 Purchase Tickets at http://wacharrisburg.ticketleap.com/annual-womens-conference/ Local, national and international experts discuss the top … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

From the National Partnership for Women and Families (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer): In her recent Oscar acceptance speech, Patricia Arquette used the podium to tell millions of viewers that it’s time for fair pay. She got a rousing response, and we were thrilled … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day—January 11, National

Just a reminder that Sunday, January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day-a day dedicated to raising concern about sexual slavery and labor trafficking worldwide.  It started in 2007, when the U.S. Senate designated January 11th as National Human Trafficking … Continue reading

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Support Policies to Make Child Care Affordable for All

From the National Women’s Law Center (http://www.nwlc.org/): We’re turning a corner on child care — but we’ve still got a lot of work to do. Recently we released a new state-by-state report, Turning the Corner: State Child Care Assistance Policies … Continue reading

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Tell Your Senators NO to Hijacking a Domestic Violence Bill with Gun Amendment

From the Women’s Law Project (http://www.womenslawproject.org/): This just keeps getting worse and worse, and we need your help. The Pennsylvania Senate convenes this morning at 10:00AM for the last day of the legislative session. While we hoped that PA legislators … Continue reading

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Facing the Monster: How One Person Can Fight Child Slavery—October 18, Aston

WHEN:  Saturday, October 18, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. WHERE:  Our Lady of Angels Convent, 610 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014 Human Trafficking in my neighborhood? This day is an opportunity to: Learn about the invisible, growing monster of child slavery … Continue reading

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Fighting For Fairness: The Wage Gap in America—Infographic

Posted at http://www.nationofchange.org/fighting-fairness-wage-gap-america-1405871819 INFOGRAPHICWORLD / INFOGRAPHIC Published: Sunday 20 July 2014 Female workers make 77 cents for every dollar that male workers make. Learn more about the wage gap in America and what’s being done about it.

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