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Local nonprofit leaders decry Texas abortion ban, reflect on reproductive justice in PA purpose

Oct. 20, 2021 12:52 pm

Local nonprofit leaders decry Texas abortion ban, reflect on reproductive justice in PA

With its passage, S.B. 8 became the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S. And as its fate hangs in the balance, advocates have stepped up the fight to safeguard reproductive rights.
HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’ purpose

Sep. 24, 2021 12:41 pm

HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’

Dubbed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” the bill defines women solely on the basis of “reproductive organs, biology, or genetics assigned at birth.” The Women’s Law Project denounces it as discriminatory, violating state and federal laws.
Nonprofit AF: We need to support legislation on philanthropy’s crappy, inequitable practices purpose

Jun. 21, 2021 8:18 am

Nonprofit AF: We need to support legislation on philanthropy’s crappy, inequitable practices

The fact that the Accelerate Charitable Efforts (ACE) Act is moving forward is encouraging, but it’s disappointing to see strong opposition to the bill from some philanthropic institutions, says guest columnist Vu Le.
Student voice needs to be at forefront of CRT decision-making purpose

Jun. 10, 2021 9:45 am

Student voice needs to be at forefront of CRT decision-making

Legislators in several states, including Pennsylvania, want to ban teaching that acknowledges that the legacy of slavery, segregation, and other forms of institutional racism continues to permeate the social fabric of the nation.
Opinion: We stand in opposition to PA House Bills 118, 904, 1500 and 1095. So should you purpose

May 25, 2021 12:01 pm

Opinion: We stand in opposition to PA House Bills 118, 904, 1500 and 1095. So should you

Anti-abortion lawmakers are launching an aggressive assault on the rights of those who experience miscarriage, face a complicated pregnancy or exercise their legal right to abortion, say guest columnists Lizbeth Rodriguez, Elicia Gonzales and Signe Espinoza.
82% of Americans want paid maternity leave — making it as popular as chocolate purpose

May 7, 2021 4:26 pm

82% of Americans want paid maternity leave — making it as popular as chocolate

"As scholars who have extensively studied paid leave, we have been struck by the persistence of Americans’ positive attitudes toward this benefit," say guest columnists Chris Knoester and Richard Petts.
An advantage of the government’s new payments for families: Not humiliating poor people purpose

May 6, 2021 8:30 am

An advantage of the government’s new payments for families: Not humiliating poor people

"The expanded child tax credit will benefit almost all families, and it will work the way benefits currently work for the wealthy," says guest columnist Wendy Bach.
Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 9:08 am

Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women

Women’s sports need media coverage, investment, and resources. Not gender policing, says guest columnist Erica Vanstone. 
Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation purpose

Mar. 31, 2021 8:42 am

Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation

"What has been happening in our state exemplifies state-sanctioned violence, and we need you all to name this in your programming, conversations, and in your board meetings," say Elicia Gonzales and Signe Espinoza in their new opinion piece.
Meeting with legislators is ‘the only way things will be addressed’ for blind and visually impaired citizens purpose

Mar. 8, 2021 11:57 am

Meeting with legislators is ‘the only way things will be addressed’ for blind and visually impaired citizens

Congressman Dwight Evans confirms he will co-sponsor the Access Technology Affordability Act — one of four legislative acts the National Federation of the Blind has on its priority list for 2021.

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