Media Center

Network press contact:

Jess Eagle, Strategic Communications Manager, Equal Rights Advocates – (717) 574-2702, 

Press resources:

2020 legislative victories press release

2020 agenda launch press release

2019 agenda launch press release

2019 legislative victories press release

2018 agenda launch press release

2017 legislative victories press release 

2017 agenda launch press release

SB3 – minimum wage increase – press release

2016 agenda launch press release

2015 agenda launch press release

Stronger California Press

Soon to be updated with 2019-2020 press.

Capitol Public Radio: Women’s Rights Advocates Call On Employers To Play Role In Closing Gender Pay Gap

San Francisco Chronicle: Stop relying on prior pay in setting salaries

Sacramento Bee: Rally presses women’s issues

Sacramento Bee: California Must Address Women’s Economic Needs

Sacramento Bee: Spend Some of California’s Budget Surplus to Help Poor Families with Child Care

Los Angeles Times: California women’s caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty

Los Angeles Times: California equal pay bill may be toughest in nation

Huffington Post: Equality for Women of Color Means Raising the Minimum Wage

ABC Sacramento: Women’s Caucus Democrats announce comprehensive bill package on women’s economic issues

ABC Sacramento: Rally at Capitol for Women’s Equality Day

Our experts: 

Fair Pay and Job Opportunities

Noreen Farrell, Equal Rights Advocates

Jessica Stender, Equal Rights Advocates

Barbara Baran, National Council of Jewish Women

Mariko Yoshihara, California Employment Lawyers Association

Child Care

Marty Ignatius, Parent Voices CA

Kim Kruckel, Child Care Law Center

Family Friendly Workplaces

Jenya Cassidy, California Work and Family Coalition

Jenna Gerry, Legal Aid at Work

Eradicating Poverty

Jackie Wong, GRACE/End Childhood Poverty California

The Stronger Calif♀rnia Advocates Network is a historic collaboration of advocate coalitions with deep experience working with communities affected by the four pillars of the Stronger Calif♀rnia Agenda. The Network capitalizes on the strengths of our members to advance the economic security of women in California. We seek to promote policy reform in order to meet basic needs and provide better income support, achieve fair pay and working conditions, support workforce development, encourage asset building, and ensure work- family flexibility and access to quality child care.

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