On International Women’s Day and during the 50th Anniversary of the Selma March for Voting Rights, the Feminist Majority urges U.S. Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) to make history and to seek retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski’s seat.
Statement from Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority president: “The Feminist Majority applauds President Obama for taking much needed executive action to help fix our broken immigration system that has for too long torn hardworking families apart. We also commend the tireless grassroots activists who fought for this victory for themselves, their children, and their families. “For… [Continue Reading]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2014 J.T. Johnson ∙ Office – (703) 522-2214 ∙ Cell – (202) email@example.com Facebook.com/FeministMajority @femmajority Thursday: Rally To Ratify the ERA Now! WHEN:Thursday, July 24, 2014 WHERE:Sidewalk in front of the U.S. Supreme Court1 First St, NE, Washington, DC MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority President WASHINGTON – Thursday at 9:00 a.m., Rep…. [Continue Reading]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2014 J.T. Johnson ∙ (703) 522-2214 firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook.com/FeministMajority @femmajority Women Demand Ratification of CEDAW WASHINGTON – Today, the Feminist Majority joins with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and women of the Senate in decrying violence against women and girls across the globe, and calls on the Senate to take action to… [Continue Reading]
“Marisa DeFranco is a long-time and very strong advocate for women’s rights, immigrants, and children in foster care. She is a tireless worker and leader on a wide range of issues that advance women’s equality. Marisa is a leader that we need in Congress to advance women’s pay equity, as well as immigration reform, LGBT rights, and social justice issues such as ending sex trafficking.”
During last night’s speech, President Obama maintained his clear intention to move forward – with or without the cooperation of Congress – on issues of paramount importance to women: increasing the minimum wage, curbing the rising costs of college tuition, ensuring equal pay for equal work and allowing paid family leave.