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Support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and efforts to bring laws into compliance with the goals of the ERA. Support equal rights for all under state and federal law regardless of race, color gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

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Get involved! There are many ways to have your voice heard by elected officials and policy makers. Choose what's important to you and take action today. Democracy is not a spectator sport.

SuffrageArc
Event Date: 
Sep 17 2020 - 6:00pm
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Virtual Panel Discussion

Four distinguished panelists - Forward Montana Executive Director, Kiersten Iwai, Montana Women Vote Community Organizer, Ekoo Beck, and MSU Professors Tomomi Yamaguchi and Franke Wilmer - wil
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Blog Post

Leaguers,
This week’s Social Justice Update looks at White Privilege through the words of an 85-yearold white woman who is the associate director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women. She wrote this piece 32 years ago.

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Forum for Social Policy on Racial Justice

For the past several years our League has committed time and energy toward educating and advocating on behalf of our adopted Position on Homeless (June, 2018).  As our country has begun to intensely focus on the racial divide it has become apparent to our local Board that we needed to begin educating ourselves on the history of racism in America in a manner not dissimilar from our Study of Homelessness.

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Blog Post

California Proposition 24: Are We Still "Redlining" Black Neighborhoods in 2020?

by Bill Loftus, Director of Social Justice

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Action Alerts

The time is now to confront racism in our criminal justice system. 

March4WomenRally
Event Date: 
Aug 26 2020 - 5:00pm

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the certification of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with a webinar conversation.

Living Room Conversation: Understanding Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Bias
Event Date: 
Aug 24 2020 - 7:00pm
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via Zoom

Be an active participant in respectful discourse with other individuals on these timely topics and the role these concepts play in systemic racism. (There is an afternoon and evening session for this event.) This 7 - 8 p.m.

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