All of Us: Voices of Essential Workers on the Front Line

 

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At the Coalition of Labor Union Women, we will be a part of a co-sponsored AFL-CIO virtual Facebook Live town hall meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM ET along with other constituency groups of Labor Coalition for Community Action (LCCA). CLUW member Melissa Bennet (UAW) will share her perspective on the effects of COVID-19 on auto industry workers during the meeting. She will also share her perspective as a volunteer firefighter and EMT. Please click here to attend the virtual town hall and SAVE May 28, 2020  at 2:00 PM ET on your CALENDARS. Please stay tuned for additional details.

 

 

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment designed to provide equal rights to citizens regardless of sex on the U.S Constitution, orginally proposed in 1923. At this moment, the amendment has achieved a 3/4 threshold of  state votes; however, it is still an uphill battle for constitutional ratification. Clearing on Women's Issues is holding a virtual Zoom session on May 26 at 12 PM ET with regards to the background and final steps towards enshrining the ERAPlease click the following link to register for the virtual event on May 26, 2020 at 12 PM.

Additionally, Women Make Movies is extending their virtual film festival until May 31, 2020. Festival attendees will have access to FREE selected films by women until May 31, 2020. Please click here to register as a film festival attendee.

 

Special film titles include:

Waging Change, directed by Abby Ginzberg, shining a light on the women-led movement to end the federal tipped wage for restaurant workers. The film also features special guests such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin who support the movement.

Standing on my Sister's Shoulders, directed by Laura J. Lipson, highlighting the first black women allowed in Senate Chambers in over 100 years.

Fattitude, directed by Lindsey Averill, illustrates the cultural prejudice with regards to weight, resulting in discrimination and civil rights violations.

Home Truth, a film directed by April Hayes & Katia Maguire, shows a mother's journey on a historical lawsuit of non-police reinforcement with restraining orders.

& many more films directed with a women's perspective

Thank you for reading and supporting women leaders.