We took part in a United Nations Association of Chicago meeting on the status of women’s rights in this country, addressing a variety of issues included in CEDAW such as voting rights, safety and security, education, work, health and housing.
The Re-entering Civics Education Act (HB2541) ensures that individuals who have been incarcerated will receive three 90-minute civic education classes during the re-entry process covering government, voting processes and current events.
H.R. 1 introduces sweeping reforms addressing issues fundamental to a functioning democracy—the voting franchise, campaign financing and ethical guidelines for public policy creation and governance. The ethical proposals in H.R. 1 affect each branch of government.
We oppose the EPA's revised Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule. The Administration's proposal would scale back protections under the Clean Water Act for small streams and wetlands. Show your support by taking the pledge!