Due to recent public health guidance, Advocates for Women is postponing their benefit dinner for Hesperian Health Guides. We will reschedule when the recommendations change, so keep posted!
Author: Marilyn Parsons
What if there is no doctor or midwife? In resource-limited settings around the world, Hesperian Health Guides provide essential clinical information to health workers in their own language . Since cell phones are increasingly used by people in low income countries, Hesperian has begun creating … read more.
Attendees at our Reproductive Justice event donated gift cards for local grocery and variety stores, as well as bus passes. A total of $460 worth of cards were donated to Peoria Home, which has a residential program in Everett for women surviving prostitution.
Advocates for Women invite you to join us in Chapman Hall after second service on Sunday December 8, where we will learn about legal strategies to defend reproductive rights for all women and how this fight intersects with UU principles. Reproductive justice goes beyond Pro-Choice, … read more.
Please join us on Sunday March 10 after second service to explore the myth of gender equity in America. Where is our country on the road to gender equity? Who has reaped most benefits and who lags behind? Advocates for Women invite you to learn … read more.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits gender discrimination in schools that receive public funding, including K-12 schools, colleges and universities. The US Department of Education (DOE) has proposed changes to Title IX regulations that would reduce schools’ obligations when responding to sexual … read more.
Difficult times and busy lives make a deeper study of our principles more relevant than ever. To thrive, we must care for our spirits and enhance our connections with others. If reflecting on the real-life application of our principles interests you, we invite you to … read more.
Thanks to the many of you who attended the Advocates for Women’s dinner on November 11 to benefit Native Action Network. The Network provides young Native women the tools they need to claim their sacred role as Native leaders.Together, you donated almost $3000! It’s not too … read more.
Potluck dinner and discussion
Thanks to the many of you who attended the Advocates for Women’s dinner on November 11 to benefit Native Action Network. Their website (www.enduringspirit.org) speaks eloquently about the strong and respected role of Native women in traditional communities. Because modern society can distract from these valued … read more.