ERA Coalition statement on Colleen Shogan’s remarks during her Senate nomination hearing


Following the Senate Homeland Security Committee nomination hearing for Colleen Shogan to the position of U.S. Archivist, the ERA Coalition / Fund for Women’s Equality President and CEO Zakiya Thomas released the following statement regarding Shogan’s remarks:

Honoring National Literacy Day


Since the formal beginnings of the education system in the United States, literacy rates have acted as a divider amongst young and mature readers alike. While efforts have been made to improve the literacy rates of our congregate population, when applied today, the same struggles and disparities between Americans who can and cannot read remain. 

ERA Coalition / Fund For Women’s Equality Launches Digital Hub Centering Historically Underrepresented Voices


Today, The ERA Coalition / Fund for Women’s Equality announced Equal Voice | Equal Future, a new digital hub to elevate the voices of historically underrepresented communities. Equal Voice | Equal Future is the brainchild of women and gender expansive people of color, and puts the voices of young people, LGBTQIA+ people, BIPOC, and other underrepresented communities front and center to tell their first-hand stories for the purpose of influencing policymakers and fueling economic and cultural change in support of these communities — including enshrining the Equal Rights Amendment in the Constitution.