Fund for Women’s Equality Welcomes Former Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney as Chairwoman of the Board

Today, the ERA Coalition and the Fund for Women’s Equality announced that Carolyn B. Maloney, Equal Rights Amendment champion and former Congresswoman representing New York’s 12th Congressional District, is joining the organizations’ boards as Chair of the Fund for Women’s Equality. Former Congresswoman Maloney joins a diverse array of gender equity and civil rights leaders from across the country serving on the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality boards.

ERA Coalition Statement on House and Senate Resolutions to Remove Time Limit for Equal Rights Amendment

“Advocates for sex equality began the fight to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution 100 years ago. We’ve watched opponents of equality for women and LGBTQ+ persons take unprecedented steps to roll back our rights, showing just how fiercely urgent our fight is today as it was a century ago. There is no time limit on equality, and we urge the House of Representatives and the Senate to act swiftly.”

ERA Coalition Statement Marking the One-Year Anniversary of Equal Rights Amendment Effective Date

One year ago today, the Equal Rights Amendment should have been published as the 28th Amendment after meeting all requirements laid out in the U.S. Constitution. The ERA is already valid, despite not being published by the U.S. Archivist, and we will continue pursuing all avenues to push for full recognition. 

Stalking and human trafficking in the Indigenous community

As Native women in the United States experience some of the highest rates of violent victimization for stalking and sex trafficking, the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) strongly supports the efforts to raise awareness of these crimes and offer resources to support survivors.