Democrats and Republicans on the hill are currently negotiating a deal on the next—and likely last—COVID-19 relief package. We can’t allow this package to ignore survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, like the three before it.
With less than 100 days until the 2020 Presidential Election, many voters are at a loss for what voting will look like in November.
Here to answer all of our most pressing voting questions are Andrea Hailey and Kat Calvin, hosts of the new podcast: “Vote!”
Girl Scouts of the USA is working to equip the next generation of women with the tools they need to become strong leaders, through new civic engagement badges designed to help girls make a difference in their community.
As the 2020 Presidential Election grows closer day by day, it is essential to stay informed about methods of voter suppression. The short film “Suppressed: The Fight to Vote” highlights these unconstitutional issues in great detail, by documenting with thorough statistics and interviews examples of voters being stifled.
“We cannot lose focus on protecting the right to vote.”
Ryan Pascal, 18, has an ambitious goal of registering 100,000 voters, ages 18-29, by November.
Her voter registration work has one main goal: support Black and brown Americans whose votes are being suppressed.
The sexist double standard between an ambitious woman speaking her mind and a man who does the exact same thing is crystal clear.
Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.
This week: an Australian campaign to advance women’s representation in local government; ranked choice voting is key to increasing the number of women in elected office; barriers still stopping women from reaching their full potentials; the leadership of Black women in the suffrage movement; a record number of Black women running for Congress; campaign Barbies expose girls to public leadership roles; Crewomen’s Seneca Falls Revisited; Happy birthday to Ellie Smeal; voting like our lives depend on it; and suggested feminist reading.
To encourage and protect voting, Congress should take action in three intersecting areas—security, access (including vote-by-mail expansion), and funding—to preserve the integrity of Election Day.
“If Senate leadership truly wishes to pay tribute to Representative Lewis, they will restore the Voting Rights Act by passing the Voting Rights Advancement Act.”
In every issue of Ms., we track research on our progress in the fight for equality, catalogue can’t-miss quotes from feminist voices and keep tabs on the feminist movement’s many milestones. We’re Keeping Score online, too—in in this biweekly round-up.
This week: the death of civil rights activist and Congressman John Lewis; a pattern of misogyny among conservative thinkers; Rosie the Riveter is back at it; Greta Thunberg’s big donation; Army Reserve will be led by a woman for the first time ever; Cal State undergrads must take an ethnic studies or social justice class; Latinos became the largest group of accepted prospective freshmen at the University of California; women delaying pregnancy; and more.