Category: Advocates for Women

The Lobby Room is back for 2022!

The Lobby Room is one way that EUUC puts Faith into Action. Last year over EUUC members and friends made over 750 contacts with our legislators during the session!  As was the case last year, people will have the opportunity to contact their legislators online about … read more.

Advocates for Women Upcoming Events


Current Month(s)

 

January and February 2022

1/3      Monday, 7-8:30 pm A4W Monthly Meeting

1/10 – 3/10   A4W works in the Lobby Room to promote bills that will help Washington women and families

1/11    Tuesday, 11-12:30 Cafe Connections on Zoom. We will talk about the article, … read more.

The Three Mothers – book discussion

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.

Afghan refugee women deserve dignity

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.

Problem. Period. part 2

Problem. Period. Part 2 of 2 

Written by: Vicki Roberts-Gassler | Advocates for Women, News Group

In emerging economies, where poverty is even deeper and more widespread than in wealthier countries, the problems associated with periods are compounded. The instances of girls staying home from school while … read more.

Problem. Period.

Problem. Period. Part 1 of 2 

Written by: Vicki Roberts-Gassler | Advocates for Women, News Group

Menstruation – It affects half the world: How can it be a problem? And yet – even in liberal countries of the developed world menstruation is a taboo subject. The taboo … read more.

“Finish the Fight” Film Discussion

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.

Call it Misogyny! – discussion

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.