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

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.

Ignoring Precedent: Stop Making Women’s Equality a Political Question Mark

By Don. W. Wilson and Lisa Sales On January 27, 2022, standing before the White House in below freezing temperatures just as the suffragists had done in 1917, Americans marked the two-year anniversary of… Continue reading Ignoring Precedent: Stop Making Women’s Equality a Political Question Mark

Protecting Queer Youth: Why Title IX is Not Enough, but the ERA Is!

By Caitlin Rich This September, the public comment period on proposed Title IX changes ended. The Department of Education will now consider more than 235,000 comments before issuing their final regulations. Many… Continue reading Protecting Queer Youth: Why Title IX is Not Enough, but the ERA Is!

Abortion and Equal Rights Are Driving Young Women Voters in Battleground States—and High Turnout Is Expected

Turnout among young voters in the midterms is expected to match or exceed the record set in 2018, according to new polling from the Institute of Politics (IOP) at Harvard Kennedy… Continue reading Abortion and Equal Rights Are Driving Young Women Voters in Battleground States—and High Turnout Is Expected

ERA 101 Town Hall

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

I Believe in Equal Rights: The Story of My Auntie

By Ashanti I think protesting is a good way to express how you feel about your community, and it is a tool to get people to come together. My auntie… Continue reading I Believe in Equal Rights: The Story of My Auntie

The ERA Effect

By Kamiyah What will the Equal Rights Amendment actually do? That is the question everyone wants to know! The ERA is a proposed amendment that will ensure equal rights, regardless… Continue reading The ERA Effect

Young Women Vow to Carry the Equal Rights Amendment Across the Finish Line

by FAITH HANSON As a freshman in high school, Rosie Couture checked in on proposed legislation for the Virginia Assembly regularly. In November of 2019, she was shocked to see… Continue reading Young Women Vow to Carry the Equal Rights Amendment Across the Finish Line

Betsy: What Equality Means to Me

GlobalGirl Media-LA develops the voice and media literacy of teenage girls and young women, ages 14-22, in under-served communities by teaching them to create and share digital journalism designed to improve… Continue reading Betsy: What Equality Means to Me

Justine: What Equality Means to Me

GlobalGirl Media-LA develops the voice and media literacy of teenage girls and young women, ages 14-22, in under-served communities by teaching them to create and share digital journalism designed to improve… Continue reading Justine: What Equality Means to Me