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Forget #WomensHistoryMonth. We celebrate the accomplishments of women every week purpose

Mar. 6, 2020 2:22 pm

Forget #WomensHistoryMonth. We celebrate the accomplishments of women every week

This month we turn the spotlight on women in leadership throughout the nonprofit and social impact sector in Philadelphia.
The founders of the Women’s Medical Fund never imagined it would still be around 35 years later people

Dec. 23, 2019 8:35 am

The founders of the Women’s Medical Fund never imagined it would still be around 35 years later

In the beginning, there were many conversations about how it would all work — from fundraising, to counseling, to fighting to overturn the Hyde Amendment, says Elicia Gonzales. But most folks thought it would merely be needed as a stop-gap.
Title X gag rule is an assault on vulnerable, low-income and underserved communities purpose

Sep. 9, 2019 8:00 am

Title X gag rule is an assault on vulnerable, low-income and underserved communities

Last month Planned Parenthood announced it would forgo Title X funding rather than stop providing information to its patients about abortion. In her guest column, the CEO of PPSP says the gag rule is not only unethical, but dangerous.
The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA purpose

Mar. 26, 2019 10:02 am

The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA

A conversation with Women’s Medical Fund Executive Director Elicia Gonzales focuses on current and proposed abortion restrictions that impact low-income women in Philly.
Meet the 16-year-old activist organizing a big equality march in Philly people

Dec. 14, 2016 12:35 pm

Meet the 16-year-old activist organizing a big equality march in Philly

Anna Holemans is hoping to reignite passion for the Equal Rights Amendment with a march in Philadelphia the day before the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump.
Obamacare’s uncertain future has some social workers on edge purpose

Nov. 21, 2016 12:58 pm

Obamacare’s uncertain future has some social workers on edge

President-Elect Donald Trump's vague plans for the Affordable Care Act are making some service providers uneasy. Others weren't exactly pleased with it from the jump.
Pennsylvania ranks No. 40 on this ‘best states for women’ study results

Feb. 29, 2016 2:54 pm

Pennsylvania ranks No. 40 on this ‘best states for women’ study

March is Women's History Month. Here's a reminder that Pennsylvania needs to step up.

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