Language is a really powerful tool, especially when it comes to building a more equitable and inclusive world. Being more mindful of how we address our friends and neighbors shows that we care about them, and want them to be included.
As election day has stretched into election week, it’s been hard to determine who will become the next president of the United States. But one thing is clear: women and progressives have made some major wins in this election. These wins are hugely thanks to the women on the ground doing the work at home in their communities.
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?
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.
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!
Kayla Houchin is best known in the F-M as the woman behind Indulgence Baking Co. But when Kayla isn’t whipping up delectable cakes and mesmerizing macarons, she’s devoting her time to charity: water, a non-profit working to end the clean water crisis around the globe.