Tag Archives: Western Pennsylvania

Just Films Presents: Alice Walker & “Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil”

The Women’s Law Project is a proud co-sponsor of the Just Films festival, a new festival that screens one new social justice film per month from September through next June, in Pittsburgh. On October 27, we will screen Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil. … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2016 “Say What” Winner … Phyllis Schlafly!

  The Women’s Law Project is pleased to announce the winner of our third annual “Say What” contest—wherein readers and party attendees vote for the most ridiculous, most offensive statement said about women by a public person in the previous … Continue reading

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WLP of Western PA Joins the Fight for $15

Our fight for health and economic security of Pennsylvania families is usually waged behind closed doors, in offices and courtrooms. But yesterday, hundreds of low-income workers and advocates took that fight to the streets by calling for $15 minimum wage … Continue reading

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Standing Firm Focuses on Partner Violence in the Workplace

A new southwestern Pennsylvania program, Standing Firm, is bringing awareness to the problem of partner violence and its effects on business. Standing Firm’s mission is to “engage a critical mass of employers in Southwestern PA in addressing partner violence as … Continue reading

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Plan B Access in Western Pennsylvania

In the summer of 2009, the interns and staff at the western Pennsylvania office of the Women’s Law Project replicated work that was done in 2007 to gauge the availability of emergency contraception (specifically, Plan B) in several counties in … Continue reading

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Western PA Title IX Seminar Series Events

The Women’s Law Project’s Western Pennsylvania office is holding seminar series events on Title IX and equity in athletics at various locations in Pittsburgh. The events will feature Susan Frietsche, WLP Senior Staff Attorney, Christina Cann, WLP Program Assistant, and … Continue reading

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