Category Archives: Women

The Pink Tax

Posted at http://talkpoverty.org/podcast/pink-tax March 25, 2016 | TalkPoverty Radio Download this Episode at http://cdn.talkpoverty.org/content/uploads/2016/03/25173042/TalkPoverty_03262016_Ep039_mixdown_MONO.mp3. While there has been much discussion over the gender wage gap in this country, the fact that female shoppers are often penalized at the cash register has only … Continue reading

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Stolen Dollars and Sense: Breaking the Silence of Labor Trafficking—March 25, Philadelphia

The Stolen Dollars and Sense: Breaking the Silence of Labor Trafficking conference (https://nscphila.org/our-work/special-initiatives/anti-human-trafficking/stolen-dollars-and-sense-breaking-silence-labor-trafficking) is on Friday, March 25, 2016 from 9am to 4pm, at the University of Pennsylvania. The film screening of Food Chains is at 6:30pm on March 24th at Nationalities Service Center. Food Chains is an award-winning documentary chronicling efforts to organize … Continue reading

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2016 International Women’s Conference: Women and Immigration: A Multi-Cultural Perspective—March 19, Harrisburg/Summerdale

Purchase tickets here Info: www.wacharrisburg.org wacharrisburg@gmail.com 717-221-1627 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016 Central Penn College – Conference Center 600 Valley Rd., Summerdale, PA THREE PANELS WITH DYNAMIC SPEAKERS DISCUSS WHAT’S FUELING THE IMMIGRATION CRISIS — THE REPERCUSSIONS … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Colors of God—February 25, Harrisburg

The women of the Ahmadiyya Community in Islam invite the women of different faiths and communities to a discussion on Celebrating the Colors of God. Join us as we share our spiritual reflections and thoughts on diversity in our communities … Continue reading

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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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