Two members of Feminist Majority Foundation’s campus team were in Jackson, Mississippi this past week engaging with social justice groups on the subject of modern-day voter suppression.
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I asked Monica, a representative at the conference from the United Auto Workers Global Organizing Institute, a few questions about the intersections of women’s rights and labor rights.
On Monday, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) convened the last of three roundtables on campus sexual assault. This final roundtable addressed the criminal justice system and administrative processes for prosecuting cases of sexual assault on college campuses.
On Wednesday a group of interns headed into DC to take advantage of a presentation on abortion access put on by InterAction through the Sex and Politics in the Capital City Intern Advocacy Series.
The “right side” of history is not on the side mandating to students who read LGBT-themed novels that they must complete a course to remind them of the supremacy and privilege of straight white men.
This week, we attended Alliance for Justice’s Brown Bag lunch, “Advancing Justice through the Judicial Selection Process.” Alliance for Justice (AFJ) is an organization that investigates and fosters public participation in the federal judicial selection process.
At the very least, we can rest easy knowing that Dov Charney will no longer be paid over $800,000 a year to sexually harass and objectify his employees on a daily basis. But is that alone really a victory?
Edwith and I are headed down south this week to Jackson, Mississippi, where we’ll be co-sponsoring and participating in Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference, Youth, and Young Adult Congress.
Each day, I wake up as a black woman; neither my womanhood nor my blackness takes precedent. So, why am I constantly being forced to choose between the two, and why are the issues that affect me as a black woman constantly being ignored?
After the Isla Vista shooting last month, the connection between women and gun violence has been at the forefront of the media debate on gun control.