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Gold comedy for girls
It may be a “great time for women in comedy,” but it’s still a tough business in a tough world. They challenge the limiting cultural messages about girls’ actions + aspirations. They shift people’s idea of who’s got something (funny) to say. They DIRECTLY, and SWIFTLY, get new faces and voices OUT THERE and into comedy.
Green New deal
The Green New Deal is a four part program for moving America quickly out of crisis into a secure, sustainable future. Inspired by the New Deal programs that helped us out of the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Green New Deal will provide similar relief and create an economy that makes our communities sustainable, healthy and just.
EMILY’s List’s vision is to be a driving force of change in America. By electing more pro-choice Democratic women to national, state and local office, EMILY’s List will consistently infuse our government with leaders who will drive change. Change that truly matters today, tomorrow and forever.
PLANNED PARENTHOOD ACTION FUND
Planned Parenthood was founded over 100 years ago on the revolutionary idea that women have the right to access the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives. Today, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) fights to protect that right — often in the face of extreme politicians trying to take it away.
We are facing an unprecedented global emergency. The government has failed to protect us. To survive, it’s going to take everything we’ve got.The Government must tell the truth about the climate and wider ecological emergency, reverse inconsistent policies and work alongside the media to communicate with citizens.
Lady Parts Justice
Lady Parts Justice (LPJ) is the first not safe for work, rapid response reproductive rights messaging hub that uses comedy, culture and digital media to sound an alarm about the terrifying erosion of access to reproductive rights.
SOLIDARITY SUNDAYS IS A NATIONWIDE NETWORK OF OVER 100 FEMINIST ACTIVIST GROUPS FOCUSED ON RESISTING THE CURRENT (UN)AMERICAN ADMINISTRATION, AS WELL AS THE SYSTEMIC INEQUITIES THAT EXISTED LONG BEFORE NOV 8, 2016.
Girls for gender equity
Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) is an intergenerational grassroots organization committed to the physical, psychological, social, and economic development of girls and women. Through education, organizing and physical fitness, GGE encourages communities to remove barriers and create opportunities for girls and women to live self-determined lives.
Higher Heights is the only national organization providing Black women with a political home exclusively dedicated to harnessing their power to elect Black women, influence elections and advance progressive policies.
For almost 100 years, the ACLU (American Civil Liberty Union) has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Action by action, day by day, group by group, Indivisibles are remaking our democracy. Brought together by a practical guide to resist the Trump agenda, Indivisible is a movement of thousands of group leaders and more than a million members taking regular, iterative, and increasingly complex actions to resist the GOPs agenda, elect local champions, and fight for progressive policies.
Michele Pred, ARTIST
Michele Pred is a Swedish American conceptual artist whose practice includes sculpture, assemblage, and performance. Her work uncovers the cultural and political meaning behind everyday objects, with a concentration on feminist themes such as equal pay, reproductive rights, and personal security. Pred’s projects also contain social components that drive the conversation into public spaces.
Sunrise is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. They're building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America, end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on our politics, and elect leaders who stand up for the health and wellbeing of all people.
Gays against guns
Gays Against Guns NY is an inclusive direct action group of LGBTQ people and their allies committed to nonviolently breaking the gun industry's chain of death—investors, manufacturers, the NRA and politicians who block safer gun laws.