Leadership Alliances Celebrate Women's History Month
Leadership Alliances Celebrate Women's History Month Across the US!
As we kick off Women’s History Month, students around the country are preparing to celebrate International Women’s Day. The Leadership Alliance at New College will be hosting a film festival, and students at St. Lawrence University have invited a speaker to address the issues in Afghanistan. Howard University will be passing out condoms and displaying information on women’s reproductive health care around the world. The Cal State LA Leadership Alliance is meeting with Kate Michealman (President of NARAL) to speak with her about Latinas and Reproductive Rights in California. Get great ideas for Women’s History Month actions online at: http://www.feministcampus.org/ac_disc.asp !
11/25/2014 Marissa Alexander Has Accepted a Plea Deal - Marissa Alexander, the woman imprisoned for firing a warning shot in the presence of her abusive husband, chose to accept a plea deal Monday with the state of Florida, pleading guilty to three felony counts of aggravated assault.
As part of the plea deal, Alexander received three years imprisonment, but she will be credited for the time she's spent behind bars. . . .
11/24/2014 The City of Louisville Has Overwhelmingly Approved a CEDAW Resolution - The city of Louisville, Kentucky approved a resolution that will use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) as a framework for all future policy aimed at ending gender-based discrimination.
Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh introduced the resolution, which passed overwhelmingly on November 6. . . .