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You’re Invited: March with WLP in Philadelphia on Saturday

The 2018 Women’s March on Philadelphia is taking place this Saturday, January 20. Organizers expect 60,000 people to show up and march. The temperature is expected to be approximately 50 degrees. The program will be shorter this year, but otherwise … Continue reading

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2017 is the Year We Changed the Game

Tara here! I grew up playing basketball, soccer, and softball. In high school, I ran track. All that time, and even to this day, I have no clue if the schools I attended provided equitable athletics opportunities for girls and … Continue reading

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From Carol Tracy: Do You Know a Woman Who Has Persisted?

Do you know a persister? A woman who kept going, against the odds, and despite all the obstacles in her way? Do you know someone leading the resistance, a person who is determined to stand up to the attacks against … Continue reading

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December 1: Please Join Us at Our Annual Gala in Philadelphia 

It’s been a year and we’re still here–fighting harder than ever for gender justice and equality for women and girls in Pennsylvania. The theme of our December 1 party is “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” Our party is Friday December 1, 5:30 … Continue reading

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We Filed a Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States Fighting for Women’s Economic Security

Attorneys at the Women’s Law Project have filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in a case that will have significant impact on American women’s economic security. At issue in … Continue reading

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What Can Be Done About Street Harassment?

Temple University Kayla Watkins calls street harassment a “daily terror.” “I’ve been being street-harassed since I was 12 and it’s been a constant struggle,” Watkins said at a roundtable convened to explore the problem of street harassment in Philadelphia. “I … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Tell Your State Senator Not to Discriminate Against Trans Youth

We need you to let your state Senator know that you care about protecting transgender kids in Pennsylvania. This vote can happen as early as today. Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is scheduled to run out of funds the … Continue reading

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