Equal Rights

Equal Rights

Support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and efforts to bring laws into compliance with the goals of the ERA. Support equal rights for all under state and federal law regardless of race, color gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

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The League of Arlington stands with millions of Americans in grieving the senseless murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, and countless other Black lives.
Women Picket the White House in 1917

 


 
This page is dedicated to celebrations and events during 2019-20 tied to the 100th Anniversary of women getting the right to vote.  Links and resources are for everyone to use; read Commentary.

 

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 June 23, 2020

 

URGENT RESOLUTION: RACIAL JUSTICE FOR BLACK PEOPLE AND ALL PEOPLE OF COLOR (LWVMO, LWVAZ, LWVCA, LWVDE, LWVMA, LWVMN, LWVNM, LWVNY)

 

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There is a fine line between two types of historic events.

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Social justice educators refer to “agents and targets” when describing the oppressive differentials that exist between a dominant group and a subordinate group (Adams, Bell, and Griffin, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice, 1997).

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Listening to the news reports of the inhumane treatment of George Floyd and the response of people of all ages, colors, and genders, the resounding message from our black brothers and sisters is, “We cannot do this alone!” It is time for white Ame

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