Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy An extraordinary day, nearly a century in the making, nearly half a century since Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment and states began the ratification process: something really big to put in the DONE! category–the state of Virginia today voted to become the 38th state to ratify the ERA. Both legislatures … Continue reading Virginia is #38!!!!!
What a week for the ERA! Virginia took its first step towards ratification yesterday when the Senate Privileges & Elections Committee convened a special hearing and voted to send SJ Res 1, the resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, to the floor. Chief Patrons Senator Jennifer McClellan and Senator Mamie Locke passionately spoke in favor of … Continue reading Newsletter: January 10, 2020 – What a week for the ERA!
As 2019 comes to a close, we cannot thank you enough for your support– both activist and financial–for our work. From the staff, our Board of Directors and Advisory Council, know that you are very much appreciated.
Breaking News: Maloney Wins Oversight Chair State Sen. Jennifer L. McClellan (D-Richmond) submitted her first legislation moments after filing season opened at midnight, putting passage of the ERA at the symbolic head of the list for that chamber. — Washington Post, November 18, 2019 We are off and running towards state 38–as State Senator Jennifer McClellan … Continue reading Newsletter: November 20, 2019
I Scream for Equality in Virginia! Hoping you are enjoying the change of seasons, as unpredictable as all of that has gotten lately (thank you, Greta, and hoping you win a Nobel Peace Prize for your brilliant work!). Thank you for your support.