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13th Annual Netroots Nation in New Orleans

The progressive Netroots Nation 2018 took place in New Orleans, August 2-4. Netroots Nation is an annual event for Progressives to get together as a community to learn from their peers and political candidates as well as leaders in non-profits as well as those from unions and progressive companies.  …

Bay Area Women’s Marches Draw Over 100,000

Today’s Women’s Marches in the San Francisco Bay Area drew an estimated 100,000 people, most to major events in Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose. “Celebrated” on January 20, the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of President Donald Trump, both in support of women’s rights and in protest to the…

San Jose Embraces Women’s Bill of Rights

So moved by the arguments of women’s rights advocates was the San Jose City Council at its October 17 Priority Setting Session that it prioritized the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) above all other items under consideration. “The City of…