Survivors Need VAWA—But the ERA Would Make It Even More Powerful

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 9: Actress Angelina Jolie joins U.S. Senatrors during their press conference announcing a bipartisan modernized Violence Against Women Act in the Capitol on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images).

After months of negotiations, a bipartisan group of senators announced Wednesday that they had reached a deal to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)—which has been expired since December… Continue reading Survivors Need VAWA—But the ERA Would Make It Even More Powerful

Fighting for the ERA – No Time Limit on Equality

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.

Senate Update and Town Hall Discussion

Join us on Tuesday, June 22 at noon Eastern for a Senate update and town hall discussion, with funding from the Harnisch Foundation. We’ll hear from our lead Senate sponsors on SJ Res 1 (recorded and live) and learn where we’re going from here. Then we’ll hear from some of our coalition partner organizations about how the work of the ERA intersects with their efforts, and what equality would look like to our communities. 

Additional guest speakers include:

– Christian Nunes, NOW President
– Joi O. Chaney, Executive Director of the Washington Bureau and Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy, National Urban League
– Linda Coberly, Chair of the ERA Coalition Legal Task Force