PRESS RELEASE: Power to the Polls
This is why we marched.
WOMEN'S MARCH MINNESOTA ANNOUNCES POWER TO THE POLLS
9/14/18: St. Paul, MN ---- Power to the Polls: Over the past two years we’ve resisted, persisted and created change, and now it’s time to bring our collective Power to The Polls.
On Sep 21st, early voting opens in Minnesota. At that point, it is 45 days until the general election on November 6th.
Labor Day: The History of Workers Rights under the New Deal
Now is the time to take action to ensure that we protect our rights and once again live in a country we are proud of. If not now - when? This is why we marched. In addition to the requests to participate, we will be sending out motivational videos and educational pieces about the election process called “Election Central”.
What We're Celebrating On Women’s Equality Day.
The NLRA in 1935 and the FLSA in 1938 ushered in a new era of workers’ rights. They outline rights of a minimum wage, overtime pay, freedom from “oppressive child labor,” and the rights to “protected concerted activities,” collectively bargain for terms and conditions of employment, and to be a part of a union.
WMM Official Statement; The Murder of Thurman Blevins
Maybe you’ve heard about Women’s Equality Day, and even celebrated in previous years; but do you know the true significance of this day?
On August 26th, we are commemorating women’s history, specifically the passage of the 19th Amendment.
Will Kavanaugh Be Confirmed? Pressure On Both Sides Mounting
Two years ago, Jamar Clark and Philando Castile were killed by police. Justine Damond was killed last year. Thurman Blevins, Jr. was killed just last month. This is unacceptable. These were human beings. Our neighbors.
WMM Official Statement on Judge Kavanaugh Nomination
The pressure for and against quickly confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the vacant U.S. Supreme Court is ramping up in the U.S. Senate.
Now is the time for citizens to contact senators, supporting careful consideration rather than haste on this nomination.
Park Square Theatre's Post-Show Conversation on Gender Roles in Plays
In the coming days, Women’s March Minnesota will send an open letter to Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator Tina Smith on behalf of the 110,000 Minnesotans who marched January 21st 2017, urging our Senators to vote NO on any nominee who does not believe the United States Constitution incorporates a right to privacy and will not commit to publicly stating that Roe v. Wade is settled law.
Fellowship Program Opportunity with Friends of the Earth
Join Park Square Theatre’s Community Advisory Board and the East Side Freedom Library for a post-show community conversation regarding how gender roles are expressed on stage in Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery and other productions.
Summer Book Club
Fellowship Program. Applications are due by Sunday June 24th, 2018 at 11:59 pm PT.
Fellows will learn and utilize core organizing skills to activate people to stand up to Trump and pressure Congress to take action to protect people and the environment.
Equal Pay Day
The Saint Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) and the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) are partnering with the East Side Freedom Library to host a book club this summer. All are welcome to join us!
The fight for equal pay: why is it important and what can I do?