Today, the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality media hub, Equal Voices, announces the launch of the premiere episode of the podcast Equality Talks. Together with 290 partner organizations representing over 80 million champions for equality, the program uplifts and amplifies the voices of this movement, especially from communities most affected by systemic oppression and exclusion from mainstream media.
Category: Press Releases
ERA Coalition Statement on the Senate Filing Cloture on Bipartisan Resolution to Affirm the Equal Rights Amendment
Following the news that the Senate has filed cloture for a vote on SJ Res 4, the bipartisan resolution to remove the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality President and CEO Zakiya Thomas released the following statement…
ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality statement on Black Maternal Health Week
Today marks the first day of Black Maternal Health Week 2023 – a week that recognizes the failing of the United States health care, education, justice systems, and employers to address the systemic racism and misogynoir that leads to a maternal mortality rate that is 3-4 times higher for Black women than it is for non-Hispanic white women.
ERA Coalition Statement Applauding Launch of Historic Equal Rights Amendment Congressional Caucus
“We applaud Congresswomen Bush and Pressley, true leaders in the fight for equality, for launching a historic Congressional caucus reaffirming the Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th Amendment to the Constitution and centering traditionally marginalized voices who stand to gain the most from sex equality. Advocates began this fight 100 years ago, and those voices have been critical in drafting, advancing, and organizing to get the ERA added to the Constitution.
STATE LEGISLATORS ON THE FRONT LINES IN FIGHT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT AND EQUAL PROTECTIONS ON THE BASIS OF SEX
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2023Contact: Chrisi West, firstname.lastname@example.org State lawmakers are introducing more than a dozen bills across the U.S. protecting sex equality Washington, DC –– A dozen state houses are currently considering Equal Rights Amendment-related resolutions on what is the 51st anniversary of Congress’ passage of the ERA. California started the trend last year … Continue reading STATE LEGISLATORS ON THE FRONT LINES IN FIGHT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT AND EQUAL PROTECTIONS ON THE BASIS OF SEX
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