Virginia Victory! ERA Ratification Ahead.
“We are finally within reach of true equality for girls and women in the United States, thanks to the voters of Virginia and supporters across the country.”
– Statement for CNN Politics from Jessica Neuwirth and Carol Jenkins, Co-Presidents of The ERA Coalition
Today is the Day! This is it, Virginia. Election Day 2019–when equality for girls and women across this country can be secured. Here’s an OpEd I wrote for CNN.com. It’s in your hands today.
Still Time to Help Virginia! Last Minute Options. Tomorrow is the day Virginians go to the polls. What happens there will determine the future of girls and women across the country. There’s still time to do your part. Our lead organization VARatifyERA.org reports that you have already had a huge impact by contacting 175,000 Virginians! Help Virginia Cross the … Continue reading Newsletter: November 4, 2019
The Countdown: Let’s Get This Done. We are just 5 days away from what is looking to be a historic vote in Virginia–when a wave of pro-ERA legislators could be elected, leading to a yes vote in early 2020 for Virginia to become the required 38th state to ratify the ERA. There is still time to take … Continue reading Newsletter: October 31, 2019
All 50 States and 17 Countries Pulling for Virginia! Those calendar pages are flying off into the air—November 5th and a vote in Virginia are straight ahead. Thanks to all who are participating in postcarding, phone and text banking. According to Kati Hornung at VARatifyERA.Org we now have people in all 50 states–and 17 countries–working … Continue reading Newsletter: October 25, 2019
Give Our Girls an Equal Future It is the International Day of the Girl, 2019. Our thanks to UN Women at the United Nations for continuing to highlight the precarious state of girls around the world. There are 1.1 billion of them. According to UN Women: Each year, 12 million girls under 18 are married; 130 million girls worldwide are still out … Continue reading Newsletter: October 11, 2019