For the first time in its history the Supreme Court is poised to eliminate an existing constitutional right. The court is reducing women’s autonomy as humans entitled to control their own lives. The court is subjugating a class of people to be controlled by legislators … read more.
Author: Nancy Samuels
“Under international human rights law, everyone has a right to life, a right to health, and a right to be free from violence, discrimination, and torture or cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Access to safe abortion is a human right.
“In many circumstances, those who have … read more.
Ukrainian refugees and people of color are being helped by your gifts to the Social Justice Pledge funds. Thank you! Advocates for Women sent their portion of pledge funds out into the world to help make this country and international community better places. At our … read more.
Please join Advocates for Women in reading “On Juneteenth” by Annette Gordon-Reed, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The author, a Harvard professor and a Texas native, gives a personal and historic account of our country’s road to making Juneteenth a national holiday. You can learn … read more.
The Three Mothers by Anna Malaika Tubbs honors three women who helped shape their sons, each of which became a historically important black man in our country: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin. The mothers and their influences have been overlooked in … read more.
With the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, refugees began fleeing the country. Those arriving in the United States are starting over and there is a great need for personal care items by women refugees. We held a fall fundraiser benefiting I Support The Girls (ISTG). Thank … read more.
Black, Indigenous, Chinese, and Latinx women fought hard to secure women’s right to vote just over 100 years ago. The film, “The Heroes of the Suffrage Movement | Finish the Fight” by the NY Times introduces us to tenacious women who were fighting for equality … read more.
Advocates for Women are hosting a discussion on the recent NY Times articles about endemic misogyny in American culture. Fortunately, we are becoming increasingly aware of how we hold women responsible for being victims of sexual and gender-based violence while men are excused because “boys … read more.
Your generosity brought in $500 during this fundraiser to purchase hair care products for women of color. Thank you to all who gave! We are currently purchasing the items and soon we will deliver them to Pathways for Women in Lynnwood.
White privilege in hair care
Pathways … read more.