August 27, 2010

Women’s Equality Day in West Hollywood

Yesterday, we celebrated Women’s Equality Day and the 90th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in West Hollywood with Councilemember Lindsey Horvath, Councilmember Abbe Land, veteran activist Zoe Nicholson, Kamala Lopez of Las Lopezistas and Gloria Allred. We honored Allred’s 30 day fast in recognition of the continued need for the unpassed ERA and officially kicked off ERA 2010 Launch! Fellow blogger and president of the SMC FMLA, Rachel O, vice-president of the SMC FMLA and I represented Santa Monica College’s Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, a chapter of the Feminist Majority Foundation’s efforts to bring feminist issues across college campuses.

Related articles and photos:

West Hollywood Patch: Celebrating Women’s Right to Vote

Nightline/ABC News: Gloria Allred

Zoe Nicholson: The Equal Rights Amendment Finds New Wings in 2010

August 26, 2010

Kick-off: ERA 2010 Launch Campaign on Women’s Equality Day

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , , , , , — Melanie @ 4:58 pm

What better time than now? On the 90th anniversary of the 19th amendment, join Las Lopezistas for the ERA 2010 Campaign.

Lets utilize the power of social media activism. Make the video viral and tell all Americans we need the ERA.

Be sure to read Zoe Nicholson’s speech given today in West Hollywood in honor of Gloria Allred’s fast.