A group of local activists banded together to create an event where people could march in an inclusive and positive environment after feeling silenced and ostracized by the Sacramento Women’s March. Watch the video recap of the event at Access Local TV.Read More Women of Color Contingent At The Sacramento Women’s March
It’s been more than a year since high-profile actresses Salma Hayek, Asia Argento, Gwyneth Paltrow and more than a dozen other women rocked Hollywood—and the nation—when they came forward as survivors of sexual assault and harassment and made allegations against Harvey Weinstein; bringing the work of the #MeToo Movement to the forefront across industries. But […]Read More One Year Into #MeToo: What’s Changed For Teen Girls?
Fresno joined others cities across the country in “Day without Women” rallies protesting unequal treatment like lower pay and other forms of discrimination that persist today. Immigrant women were at the center of the event. “This is for the solidarity of immigrant women in the Central Valley — Indigenous, Armenian, Muslim, Hmong and more.” Read […]Read More A show of solidarity for immigrant women
Some women are crying foul after Gov. Jerry Brown rejected a proposed bill that would have ended taxes on tampons, saying it would slash needed tax revenue by hundreds of millions of dollars. Reporter Jessica Salgado spoke with young women and students in Long Beach about their disappointment. “It would be like taxing us extra […]Read More Governor Jerry Brown v. Women’s Menstrual Cycle — The Tampon Tax Continues