Equal Rights

Equal Rights

Support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and efforts to bring laws into compliance with the goals of the ERA. Support equal rights for all under state and federal law regardless of race, color gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

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Dec 17 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Ashley Crary Lidow, Director of Policy and Government Relations for the Women's Rights and Empowerment Network, will join us at noon on Thursday, December 17, 2020 to discuss upcoming gender relevant issues in

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Leaderosity is another DEI resource sponsored and promoted by the LWVUS.

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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee encourage you to take this 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge.

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The League of Arlington stands with millions of Americans in grieving the senseless murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, and countless other Black lives.
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This page is dedicated to celebrations and events during 2019-20 tied to the 100th Anniversary of women getting the right to vote.  Links and resources are for everyone to use; new posts in Commentary.

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Understanding the BLM Movement
A compendium of materials assembled by the members of LMW San Diego. It is intended to call in those of us White and non-Black POC interested in learning more to do better. It includes a brief history of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, a suggested reading list, a suggested media list, and some direct actions you can take.

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For those who continue to say that the Confederate Flag is a symbol of Southern heritage or pride, it might be best to go to the primary source for the flag’s real purpose - the creator of the flag.  He said “we are fighting t

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“No matter how degraded their lives, white people are still allowed to believe that they possess the blood, the genes, the patrimony of superiority,” the political scientist Andrew Hacker wrote in his 1992 book, “Two Nations.” “No matter what happ

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Nov 10 2020 - 7:00pm
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Why was the ERA proposed? Why was it controversial? Would you have voted for or against ratification of the ERA if you were a state legislator at the time? Take part in an engaging community conversation that will have you step into the shoes of women’s rights advocates as they worked to secure the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

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