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10 LGBTQ+ Voices Who Inspire Us to Advance Gender Justice
June 29th, 2018

PRIDE is about taking a moment to honor, remember, and pay homage to the queer and trans freedom fighters who resisted state violence during the Stonewall Riots –which served as the catalyst for the LGBTQ+ movement of the 1960s and 1970s. This month, we wanted to share 10 LGBTQ+ voices who continue to lift us up and show us how to speak our truths and fight for gender, racial, and economic justice! Read more.


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WPI-Local Tackles Food Insecurity
June 29th, 2018

On a national level approximately 1 in 8 Americans were food insecure. This means that 42 million Americans have to face the question of where their next meal is coming from with the answer of uncertainty. We were able to talk with the WPI Local LA county team and learn more about their policy work and efforts to combat food insecurity. Read about their efforts here.


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We Demand Justice
June 29th, 2018

This month, we have seen egregious attacks on the basic rights of people living here in the United States. We have seen families torn apart as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy and the continued detention of immigrant families. We have also witnessed continued efforts across the nation to restrict women’s access to abortion care and reproductive health services. Read more.


California: A Tale of Two States
May 29th, 2018

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to address a crowd of 6,000 people at the 2018 United State of Women Summit (USOW) where I called attention to the gross underfunding of gender justice. USOW was an inspiring Summit for those of us focused on gender justice who came together to inspire and motivate one another turning energy into action for change. Read more!


Why We Need an Intersectional Policy Agenda?
April 19, 2018

We believe in the power of an intersectional feminist policy agenda. But what exactly does that mean? For starters, intersectionality is so much more than the latest buzzword to describe the complex inner workings of our racial and social relations. In this article, we break down the meaning of intersectionality and how it directly connects with our work to secure gender, racial and economic justice.  Read more!