Category Archives: Women

Volunteer Victim Advocate Training—March 7-29, Harrisburg (application deadline January 27)

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Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium—January 18, Upper Darby

Please join us to learn about: Human Trafficking: The Role of the Church in Modern-Day Slavery Date: Monday January 18, 2016 (MLK Day), 9:30 AM -1 PM Location: FACCI (Fresh Anointing Christian Center International), 141 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA … Continue reading

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Some Federal Dollars Released to PA Domestic-Violence Programs

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-04/domestic-violence-sexual-assault/some-federal-dollars-released-to-pa-domestic-violence-programs/a49255-1 December 4, 2015 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – The state has been directed to release $1.4 million of federal money to programs for domestic-violence shelters. The money … Continue reading

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Act to Prevent Domestic Violence Homicides in Pennsylvania

From the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (http://www.pcadv.org): We need you to take one minute to help hold domestic abusers accountable. Strangulation is the single most accurate predictor of a future domestic violence homicide. In fact, one widely accepted study … Continue reading

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The Intersections of Mass Incarceration and Women’s Health—November 16, Webinar

Save the Date! November 16th at 3pm ET/2pm CT/12pm PT Webinar: The Intersections of Mass Incarceration and Women’s Health Please join the General Board of Church & Society and its Healthy Families, Healthy Planet project for a webinar focused on … Continue reading

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Taking Action for Justice: 2015 PA NOW Convention—October 24, Harrisburg

October 24, 2015, 9:00 am-5:00 pm Harrisburg Hilton, 1 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg Rooms at (717) 233-6000, use “PANOW” for discount. Tickets at 2015PANOWConvention.Eventbrite.com Join the fight to ensure access to healthcare, end violence against women, combat racism, close the … Continue reading

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Change Purse Program on Sex Trafficking—November 7, Harrisburg

Change Purse.org is holding a program and fundraiser at Penbrook UCC (56 Banks St., Harrisburg) on Saturday, November 7 at 10am.  Change Purse encourages hope through raising awareness and investing in the lives of victims and survivors of sex trafficking.  … Continue reading

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What If We Achieved Real Equality for Women?

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/08/27/what-if-we-achieved-real-equality-women Published on Thursday, August 27, 2015 By Policy Shop / Demos By Amy Traub In 1970, women marched in Washington, D.C. to celebrate 50 years since the signing of the 19th Amendment. Forty-five years later, how far … Continue reading

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Support the Labor Department’s Overtime Rule

From the National Partnership for Women and Families (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer): Right now, only hourly workers and salaried workers making $23,660 per year or less — below the poverty line for a family of four — qualify for overtime pay when they … Continue reading

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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (film & talk-back)—August 4, Harrisburg

There’s only 1 week until the critically-acclaimed film “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” comes to Harrisburg! The YWCA is pleased to again join with Harrisburg Area NOW, as well as the AAUW Policy Committee and Planned Parenthood Keystone, to sponsor … Continue reading

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