Equal Rights

Equal Rights

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.

Living Room Conversation: Understanding Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Bias
Event Date: 
Aug 24 2020 - 1:30pm
Event location: 

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 1:30-2:30 p.m.

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Free Civil Rights Series from Orange County Human Relations

By: Becky Newman

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. - George Santayana

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New! Order your 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote postage stamps.

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LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice.
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Summer! Finally! Please stay safe and healthy even as summer weather beacons us out to gather together.

Equality of rights under the law  shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. Equal Rights Amendment Text

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ERA Advocacy Needed Now

Words of the ERA by Alice Paul in 1923
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It's About Time

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Covid's Disproportionate Imact on Women

Submitted by Kathleen Montgomery, Member of LWV's Human Rights Special Interest Group
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Press Mention

WASHINGTON – Late Tuesday, the League of Women Voters of the United States filed a friend of the court brief in the federal lawsuit Commonwealth of VA, IL, and NV v. Ferriero, a case that supports ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA

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6/23/2020 - Resolution on Racial Justice
URGENT RESOLUTION: RACIAL JUSTICE FOR BLACK PEOPLE AND ALL PEOPLE OF COLOR

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