April 8, 2021 – 12:00PM – 1:00PM PT
Now that the House has voted to abolish any time limit on equality, the fate of the Equal Rights Amendment rests with the Senate. Join Kathy Spillar for an off-the-record discussion with Tina Tchen and Ellie Smeal on strategic options for securing Senate passage of the ERA, messaging key Senate leadership, the Biden-Harris administration, and the recently appointed Gender Policy Council.
Tina Tchen is president and CEO of TIME’S UP. She was a former assistant to President Barack Obama, chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, and served as the executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls during the Obama administration.
Ellie Smeal is president of Feminist Majority. One of the architects of the modern drive for women’s equality, Smeal is known as a political strategist and organizer. For over four decades, she has played a leading role in both national and state campaigns in the drive for the ERA as well as in landmark state and federal court cases to win women’s rights.