No Fear of Flying Here: 12 Women to Celebrate on Aviation Day -
National Aviation Day marks Orville Wright’s birthday. But let’s not forget to celebrate other sky-blazing aviators.
By undercutting insurance coverage of contraceptives for some women, the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision sets a dangerous precedent. The Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage guarantee has already helped millions of American women obtain contraceptive services without out-of-pocket costs. We need to make sure that we not only hold on to these gains, but expand insurance coverage to all women who need it.
Take action now to fix Hobby Lobby: http://bit.ly/1ksWm9K
Raise the Wage = Shrink the Gap -
Imagine what it would feel like if you hadn’t gotten a raise in over five years. Well, that’s the reality for our country’s minimum wage workers. Read more »
Increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour could close about 5 percent of the gender wage gap. That’s more than the pay gap has shrunk in over a decade.
How can we honor the 49th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act? By making sure its legacy isn’t erased.
Take action: http://bit.ly/17n6DCp
We believe that hard work should be rewarded with fair pay, and that no one working a full-time job in America should have to live in poverty. If you believe that too, join tomorrow’s minimum wage Day of Action by telling Congress to raise the minimum wage to #1010now —> http://bit.ly/14QEwco
How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became the Most Popular Woman on the Internet
It’s the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act! This landmark law outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Learn how gender became a part of the bill. Then read about the African American women who played an invaluable role leading the civil rights movement.
Bad news: This morning the Supreme Court rolled back a Massachusetts law protecting women’s access to reproductive health care in the face of harassment and intimidation.
How will it affect your own community? Read more here: http://bit.ly/1qezQs8
Our very own Student Advisory Council member Elba Moise prepares for her interview with Chelsea Clinton later today at #NCCWSL14. Good luck, Elba!
We’re here! #NCCWSL14 is happening.