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Webinar: If You Care About Religious Liberty, You Should Care About Reproductive Justice

The National Women’s Law Center and Law Students for Reproductive Justice are co-sponsoring a webinar series focusing on the intersection of reproductive justice with other advocacy issues. 
Date: Wednesday, September 10, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern

Webinar: If You Care About Pregnancy Discrimination, You Should Care About Reproductive Justice

The National Women’s Law Center and Law Students for Reproductive Justice are co-sponsoring a webinar series focusing on the intersection of reproductive justice with other advocacy issues. 
Date: Wednesday, October 1, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern

Webinar: If You Care About Environmental Justice, You Should Care About Reproductive Justice

The National Women’s Law Center and Law Students for Reproductive Justice are co-sponsoring a webinar series focusing on the intersection of reproductive justice with other advocacy issues. 
Date: Wednesday, October 22, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern 

Webinar: If You Care About HIV/AIDS, You Should Care About Reproductive Justice

The National Women’s Law Center and Law Students for Reproductive Justice are co-sponsoring a webinar series focusing on the intersection of reproductive justice with other advocacy issues. 
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 6:00-7:00 PM Eastern
 

Tell Congress to Support the Fair Minimum Wage Act

At just $7.25 an hour, today's federal minimum wage leaves a full-time working mom with two children thousands of dollars below the poverty line. The Fair Minimum Wage Act would give millions of workers a much-needed raise, including more than 1 in 5 working mothers, by gradually increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour. Urge your Senators and Representative to support the Fair Minimum Wage Act. 

Tell Congress to Stand with Survivors of Sexual Assault

One out of every five women is sexually assaulted while in college. Given the numbers, colleges and universities should be working nonstop to address this crisis. But many campuses provide no sexual assault response training for their staff — and dozens of colleges and universities across the country are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education because they’ve been accused of mishandling sexual assault cases. Send a message to Congress urging them to support survivors of campus sexual assault. 

Urge Your Members of Congress to Co-sponsor the Schedules That Work Act

Urge your Members of Congress to co-sponsor the Schedules That Work Act. This bill is an important step toward providing baseline labor protections from abusive scheduling practices and giving workers a say in their schedules. This bill would make our economy work better for everyone. Please urge your Members of Congress to sign on as a co-sponsor.

Tell the Senate to Co-sponsor the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is a common-sense piece of legislation that would require employers to make reasonable accommodations when workers need them because of pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions — just as they are already required to do for disabilities. Tell your Senators to support the Pregnant Worker Fairness Act. 

Tell Your Senators to Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

The Paycheck Fairness Act would deter wage discrimination by closing loopholes in the Equal Pay Act and barring retaliation against workers who disclose their wages to co-workers. Urge the Senate to support equal pay by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Pledge - Military Survivors of Sexual Assault Deserve Justice

Under current military law, survivors of sexual assault must turn to the chain of command to secure justice. These commanders do not have the legal expertise to decide whether to pursue and punish sex offenders. For a more just system that will give survivors the confidence to come forward and deter offenders, the prosecution of serious crimes — including sexual assault — should be handled by legal experts outside the chain of command. I pledge to help bring justice to survivors of sexual assault in the military. 

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