Hear, hear. We don’t mince words, and we’re not at a loss for them either.
Good work and good trouble: the time for voting rights is now
This weekend the coalition will continue to call on Congress to take action by participating in local actions in D.C. and in Phoenix, AZ between January 15-17. Martin Luther King III, Arndrea Waters King, and Yolanda Renee King will join elected officials, voting rights advocates, and community advocates.
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Till your good is better and your better is best.”
Madam Speaker. Madam Vice President. Next up: Madam President!
Rachel Reads: The More You Know, Black History Month Edition
These Black women are mothers of movements, icons, and leaders with their own rich history of defiance that young Black people, like me, are able to benefit from.
Coming Out, Chosen Family and Celebrating Pride
When I came out as queer, as a freshman in high school, I did not understand how diverse, complex, and historical the LGBTQ+ community was. I came out in the months in which Obergefell v. Hodges was argued in front of the Supreme Court, and LGBTQ+ equality was becoming a mainstream discussion in the United States.
What Is an LGBTQ Issue?
Last week, the United States celebrated a massive victory for LGBTQ people: a Supreme Court decision that determined LGBTQ people are protected under federal law against employment discrimination. Before the ruling, seventeen states had no laws against employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation, and eleven states had laws that only partially protected some employees. The court’s decision marks such a sweeping victory that it rivals same-sex marriage legalization in the benefit it will have to LGBTQ people in the United States.
Quite simply, the Trump administration is the most regressive, heartless, corrupt administration we’ve ever seen. Donald Trump’s views, his priorities, his agenda put everything on the line. Our nation deserves better. You and I deserve better. Our children and our children’s children deserve better.
We March …
For every immigrant child who finds herself in a strange place, without the parents she loves and needs …
We All Need to Take a Stand Against Hate
We at the National Partnership are still haunted by images of Charlottesville and deeply troubled by the news that continues to unfold this week, including the tragic, unconscionable terrorist attacks in Spain.
Yearning for Real Leadership, Compassion and Respect
Tonight, when President Trump speaks to a joint session of Congress, he will face a country that is yearning for real leadership, candor, humility, compassion and respect.
National Partnership Vice President Leticia Mederos Honored
The National Partnership is so proud that, as part of its 2012 Gala today, the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) presented our own Leticia Mederos with a staff recognition award.
A Texas-Sized Disaster
Here in Texas, Latinas and African American women fare worse than their Caucasian counterparts on almost every measure of wellness.
Because Everyone Matters
The National Partnership is proud to support the new Everyone Matters campaign.
Violence Against Women Should Not be a Partisan Issue
Women's groups in the HERvotes coalition rallied in the blogosphere last week to call for the extension of the Violence Against Women Act's lifesaving programs and services for another five years.
AIDS Memorial Quilt Month-Long Display Begins Saturday
Starting this weekend, those in the Washington, D.C. area have a rare chance to view a powerful and poignant reminder of the impact of HIV/AIDS.
Huge Loss for the Nation When Senator Edward M. Kennedy lost his battle with cancer, our nation lost a real champion of justice and equality, a man who truly understood the struggles of families in the United States, and a passionate, effective and tireless advocate for women's and civil rights. At the National Partnership for Women & Families, we also lost a dear friend.
The National Partnership is excited to announce our new blog, "From the Desk of...."