Category Archives: Events

You’re Invited: Free Screening of “Audrie & Daisy”

Pittsburgh friends, please join us for a screening of Audrie & Daisy, a new documentary that examines the ripple effects when two underage women find out that sexual assault crimes against them have been caught on camera. The case at … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Launches the Women in Public Service Project

Molly Duerig, WLP Intern Monday, June 11th, marked the official launch of the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP), a program created by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that aims to mentor emerging female leaders from all over the world … Continue reading

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Help Ensure All Workers Have the Right to Earn Paid Sick Days

If you live in Philadelphia, you have an opportunity to ensure that all workers have the right to earn paid sick days. How can you do this?  By joining the Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces for a Letter Writing … Continue reading

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Chatham University Will Hold Q & A Session with Gubernatorial Candidate Dan Onorato

Update: Please note the new time and day for this event! The Pennsylvania Center for Women, Politics and Public Policy will hold a public forum with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato on Wednesday, September 29 at 2:30 PM. The forum … Continue reading

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UPCOMING EVENT: Free Dating Violence Conference in Montgomery County, PA

This Thursday, June 24, 2010, a conference about relationship violence, “Everybody’s Business: Preventing Dating Violence and Domestic Abuse in Our Community” will be held at the Montgomery County Community College Science Center Theatre. Registration is free, and continental breakfast is … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day Tomorrow

Tomorrow, February 3rd, the Women’s Law Project will join Pennsylvania Senator Mary Jo White and Representative Tim Briggs in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day, an annual event honoring the achievements and participation of … Continue reading

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Women and Girls Foundation to hold candlelight vigil in Pittsburgh on Thursday, August 6th, honoring victims of Collier shooting

This past Wednesday, a man walked into a fitness club in Collier Township, Allegheny County, and opened fire on a women’s aerobics class. Three women died and nine more were wounded. The Women and Girls Foundation is organizing a candlelight … Continue reading

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WLP at Rally to Oppose Cuts to Services for Women and Families

Yesterday, the Women’s Law Project’s Executive Director, Carol Tracy, participated in a rally in Harrisburg to oppose budget cuts proposed by the state senate that would eliminate funding for services vital to women and families. The rally was sponsored by … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Going On Now

Just a note that the Pittsburgh International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is happening now through Sunday, Oct. 26, at the SouthSide Works Cinema. For more details and a complete schedule, check out their website.

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