After decades of fighting for more fair and equal opportunities, women are leaving the workforce in droves. The percentage of women in the workforce is now as low now as it was in the 1980s, very literally sending women back decades.
Women are the supermajority of this country, and their voices deserve to be heard. T’alyce Murray of Supermajority joins us to talk about the power of women’s votes. [VIDEO]
Big change starts small, and there is nowhere that it is more obvious than in local government. The fight for major social policy changes like women’s suffrage, marriage equality, and reproductive healthcare access began at the state or local level. Even though the presidential race tends to monopolize the spotlight during election season, local elections have a major and immediate impact on our everyday lives, and are often the breeding ground for future federal policy change.
Despite comprising over half of the population of the United States, less than 1 in 4 elected officials across the country are women.
Why in 2020, aren’t women equally represented in elected office?
Nearly eighteen years ago, Rachel Stone moved to North Dakota and since then she has had one clear mission: support our youth. After years of working in the Fargo-Moorhead public school systems, Stone founded the P’s and Q’s, an organization with that same mission.
By now you’ve heard all about how important it is to get out and vote in this upcoming November’s election. But just how does one go about getting out to vote? Here’s everything you need to know about getting registered and getting to your polling place this November.
Kylie Oversen wears many hats: attorney, chair of the ND Democratic Party, and even Girl Scouts leader. She talks with Ladyboss about what has kept her going through a really difficult year, and what we can all do to honor the women who came before us and fought for our rights.
The general election is coming up, and the nation is facing a possible severe poll worker shortage due to the pandemic. Poll workers are essential to a fair and free election, and ensure the right for everyone to vote. Becoming a poll worker is a great way to get involved and save our democracy!