Part of the #HERvotes blog carnival. Cross-posted with Moms Rising. As a young woman who grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas and attended Little Rock Central High School (home of the Little Rock Nine), I was fully aware of the importance of civil rights activists such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and women’s equality advocates […]
#HERvotes was a multi-organization campaign launched in August 2011 that advocated women using our voices and votes to stop the attacks on the women’s movement’s major advances, many of which were at risk in the 2012 election. #HERvotes was created with the understanding that women must mobilize, register, and flex our electoral might to hold onto our crucial health and economic rights. Join the effort by tweeting #HERvotes and most of all, registering to vote and voting like our lives depend upon it.
Part of the #HERvotes blog carnival. Originally posted on Moms Rising. This week, I went to see the movie The Help, based on the best-selling novel by Kathryn Stockett. The film focuses on the exploitation, abuse, and indignities endured by African American women who worked as house cleaners, childcare providers, and cooks in the homes […]
Part of the #HERvotes blog carnival. The Feminist Majority Foundation and Ms. Magazine are partnering with other organizations that represent women and people of color in a Health and Economic Right or HERvotes initiative for the election in 2012. FMF’s Campus Team is gearing up together with HERvotes for its Get Out Her Vote (GOHV) […]
Part of the #HERvotes blog carnival. Originally posted on the National Council for Women’s Organization blog. Please join HERvotes, a campaign to encourage women to go to the ballot box to protect their health and economic rights! Throughout the economic crisis, many successful policies that improve women’s economic security and ensure our access to health […]
The blog carnival is launching HERvotes, a campaign which will continue until Election 2012. Women must mobilize, register, and flex our electoral might to hold onto our crucial health and economic rights. Join the effort by tweeting #HERvotes and most of all, registering to vote and voting like our lives depend upon it. The Feminist […]