March also marks Women’s History Month – a time to highlight women’s contributions to society in history and emphasize the impact girls and women will continue to have in the future. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are some women who made history during the 2023 Academy Awards–
Author: ERA Coalition
ERA Coalition statement on the decision in the case of Illinois v Ferriero
On Tuesday, February 28, 2023, the ERA Coalition released the following statement from our Legal Task Force chair and board member Linda Coberly, in response to the decision on Illinois v Ferriero
ERA COALITION APPLAUDS SCHEDULED HEARING ON EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT IN SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, announced a committee hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) scheduled for February 28, 2023. The hearing, an important milestone in the legislative process, comes as the equality movement marks 100 years since its initial introduction in Congress. This will be the first hearing on the subject in a Senate committee since 1984.
Black History Month: A Spotlight on the Grammy Awards
With Beyoncé, Viola Davis, Lizzo, and so many more winning the prestigious award in their categories, Black people made history during the Grammy Awards this year.
ERA Coalition Statement Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union Address
As President Biden prepares to deliver his State of the Union address, we urge him to acknowledge that the Equal Rights Amendment has fulfilled all requirements to be added to the Constitution and clearly and forcefully call on the U.S. Archivist to publish it, as their statutory duty requires. We also urge President Biden to call on Congress to affirm the validity of the ERA and remove the time limit to remove any doubt that it’s valid and enforceable today.
6 ways you can fight for equality in 2023
It’s hard to believe that 2022 is already over and it’s already February 2023. With the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and the overturning of Roe v. Wade, 2022 definitely had its ups and downs. We must now look to the future and continue the fight for equality in the US. Here are six ways you can do your part: