HERvotes: Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act!

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For the eighth #HERvotes blog carnival, we’re joining forces for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey found alarming rates of sexual violence, stalking, and domestic violence: One in 4 U.S. women has been the victim of severe physical […]

“Do You Mind Taking a Short Detour so I Can Vote?”

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While visiting the NCJW Section in Rochester, New York, yesterday, my host, Mollie, turned to me and asked, “Do you mind taking a short detour so I can vote?” Yesterday, September 13, was primary election day in New York state,  and Mollie needed to vote in the school board primary. We entered the local elementary […]