Gendered Citizenship: The Original ERA Conflict and the ERA Today

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Join historian Rebecca DeWolf’s book talk on her new book Gendered Citizenship: The Original ERA Conflict and the ERA Today. Mark your calendar for October 21st 8-9:30 p.m. ET. She'll be talking about the original ERA conflict and its significance for the ERA's current status.

No registration required. Use the Zoom link to join on October 21.

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Envision Equality Round Table Featuring Anita Hill

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Join the Global Center for Gender Equality at Stanford, Feminist.com, the ERA Coalition and Maverick Collective on December 7th for a virtual discussion with renowned women’s rights advocate and legal scholar Anita Hill. In conversation with journalist Marianne Schnall, Anita will speak about the timely themes in her new book, as well as what it will take to truly envision a gender just future.

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Fighting for the ERA – No Time Limit on Equality

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Join Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), ERA Coalition/FFWE President and CEO Carol Jenkins, and actor, advocate, and ERA Coalition Board Member Alyssa Milano for a discussion on what the ERA is and why we still need it! Discussion is virtual and open to the public, and will be streamed on the Senator's Facebook and YouTube pages.

No need to register in advance - just join the event at 3 p.m. Eastern on December 9th when the discussion will go live.

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Black Maternal Health Town Hall

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Join us as we talk to experts and advocates in the field of Black maternal health. We'll discuss the need for Black maternal health prioritization in the fight for health equity, and the ways forward. Register at the link below.

This event is supported by the Harnisch Foundation.

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Town Hall: Voting Rights

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Join the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality for a virtual discussion on the future of voting rights in the United States. We'll talk to leaders and advocates at the forefront of the fight to protect and expand access to the franchise, and learn more about what we can all do to protect our most basic building block of democracy.

Featured speakers:

+ Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL), lead sponsor of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
+ Maria Teresa Kumar, CEO of Voto Latino
+ Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, President and CEO, Center for Global Policy Solutions and former Chair, Maryland Democratic Party
+ Melanie L. Campbell, President and CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Convener, Black Women's Roundtable

Our work to see the ERA as the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is at the root of our commitment to equality, racial justice, reproductive rights and justice, equal pay, and other issues; and we think voting rights are critical to all of this. It is the most fundamental of all our rights, and really underscores everything else.

This town hall is supported by the Harnisch Foundation.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE NOW: International Women’s Day

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On International’s Women’s Day, powerhouse presenters Kolieka Seigle, DemocraShe and Jan Strout, Montana NOW and Bozeman Cities for CEDAW Initiative, are “Bringing Global Feminism Home,” revealing the intersection of domestic policy and international policy on women’s human rights worldwide. They’ll cover such topics as advancing reproductive justice (global gag rule), constitutional equality, ending gender-based and all forms of violence against women, and U.S. and global feminist foreign policy. And they’ll answer the question, “what the heck is CEDAW?” (Hint: UN women’s human rights treaty barring all forms of discrimination against women, ratified by nearly all the world’s countries, but not the U.S.!)

Also presenting will be Prasidha Padmanabhan, a student who founded and leads Women for Education, Advocacy and Rights (WEAR), an organization created to combat sexism and fight for women's rights, and convinced her large Virginia school system to include more women’s history, especially women of color’s history, in the curriculum

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Town Hall: Gender-Based Gun Violence

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PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE >> Join the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality for a virtual discussion on gun violence and how it affects women and nonbinary people.

What can we do to stop the killing of women and nonbinary people? How could the ERA support legislation to protect vulnerable or targeted communities from gun violence?

Town hall brought to you with support from the Harnisch Foundation.

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Jamia Wilson and V (formerly Eve Ensler) April 25th Roundtable

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Building on the success of our inaugural/launch event with Anita Hill in December, Envision Equality is excited to continue the conversation around visions of a gender-just future and is honored to host inspiring activists V (formerly Eve Ensler), Tony award-winning playwright, author and founder of V-Day and One Billion Rising, and Jamia Wilson, award-winning author, social impact strategist, and Executive Editor of Random House, for our next free virtual event. V and Jamia will join journalist Marianne Schnall in a dynamic virtual fireside chat about what a truly inclusive and equitable world looks like and the actions we can take to achieve it, as well as cover a broad range of issues from ending gender based violence, intersectionality, the future of feminism, the role of art and media in changing culture and activism and more.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX and the Pursuit of Equality for All

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Join the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality for our virtual town hall series, supported by the Harnisch Foundation. This month's sex equality discussion is focused on Title IX, and the impact, intent, and future of this landmark legislation.

Speakers include:

Kenyora Parham, Executive Director, End Rape on Campus
Ria Tabacco Mar, Director, Women’s Rights Project, ACLU
Neena Chaudhry, Vice President and General Counsel, National Women's Law Center

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To Live Free from Fear: Confronting Violence Against Women as People of Faith

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Join Justice Revival, a leading Christian voice for human rights, on October 27th at noon Eastern as we take on the most ubiquitous human rights crisis in the world: violence against women. You’ll hear from leading experts about a crisis of injustice that claims four lives each day but rarely makes headlines in this country. Experts include:

• Dr. Indira M. Henard, DSW MSW, Executive Director of the DC Rape Crisis Center
• Prof. Francisco Rivera Juaristi, Professor and Director, International Human Rights Clinic at Santa Clara Law
• Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune, Founder of the FaithTrust Institute

Learn how you can stand in solidarity with survivors by calling for laws and policies that respect their dignity and protect their lives. You can play a part in ending the violence and demanding accountability and change.

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ERA 101 Town Hall

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Join the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality for our next virtual town hall discussion in our town hall series, supported by the Harnisch Foundation.

We'll be joined by experts in the field to discuss the basics of the Equal Rights Amendment, including what it is, why we need it, what it can do once it's implemented, and more.

Unsure of why the ERA matters today? Join us for this enlightening discussion with:

Michele Goodwin, Chancellor's Professor at the University of California, Irvine
Julie Suk, Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law
Jennifer Carroll Foy, former Virginia State Delegate
Bettina Hager, DC Director at the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women's Equality

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The Equal Rights Amendment Factor: Reproductive Rights, Justice and Health

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Join the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women's Equality explores the connection between the Equal Rights Amendment and human right to personal bodily autonomy, reproductive rights, and the right to parent children in safe and sustainable communities, including access to health care for pregnant and newly parenting persons.

We’ll be joined in conversation by Leila Abolfazli, David Cohen, and Marcela Howell, with special remarks from Rep. Judy Chu.

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