Advocacy: Promoting equity and education for women and girls.
Social Media: facebook.com/AAUW-PA-274042237200/ (Pennsylvania)
Purpose: The American Association of University Women works to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Center for Reproductive Rights
Advocacy: Advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.
Social Media: facebook.com/reproductiverights
Purpose: Every woman is free to decide whether and when to have children; where every woman has access to the best reproductive healthcare available; where every woman can exercise her choices without coercion or discrimination.
Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)
Advocacy: Only national organization for union women.
National web site: cluw.org
Philadelphia web site: phillycluw.org
Social Media: facebook.com/Philly-CLUW-117615088310638/
Purpose: The primary mission of CLUW is to unify all union women in a viable organization to determine our common problems and concerns and to develop action programs within the framework of our unions to deal effectively with our objectives. Four basic goals of action: to promote affirmative action in the workplace; to strengthen the role of women in unions; to organize the unorganized women; and to increase the involvement of women in the political and legislative process.
Advocacy: Women’s issues
Social Media: facebook.com/DelcoNOW/
Purpose: DELCO NOW focuses on reproductive rights and justice, ending violence against women, economic justice, LGBT rights, racial justice, and constitutional equality. Founded in 2015 to provide a strong voice for women in Delaware County.
Advocacy: Women in elective office
Social Media: facebook.com/emergepa/
Purpose: Emerge PA identifies, encourages and trains Democratic women to run for office. They provide a six month training course that cover the following topics: campaign strategy, public speaking and messaging, fundraising, media relations, networking, field operations, political endorsements, social media, cultural competency and ethical leadership.
Advocacy: A coalition of organizations working to support passage and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Social Media: facebook.com/eracoalition
Purpose: Bring the experience and wisdom of veteran activists together with the energy and social media skills of a new generation to build a successful coalition effort for passage and ratification of the ERA.
Advocacy: On-the-ground and online multicultural organization.
Social Media: facebook.com/MomsRising.org
Purpose: Make important gains for women, families, and our national economy.
NARAL Pro-choice America
Advocacy: Protecting and expanding reproductive rights.
Social Media: facebook.com/naralprochoiceamerica/
Purpose: Reproductive rights, and also justice, and civil rights, including immigration reform, marriage equality, and voting rights.
National Partnership for Women and Families
Advocacy: Fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families.
Social Media: facebook.com/nationalpartnership @nationalpartnership
Purpose: Fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.
Repro Health Watch
Advocacy: Tracks attacks on women's health in the states and has become an established and essential resource in the reproductive health community.
Purpose: Give the most important reproductive health news of the week.
Advocacy: Fight sexism.
Social Media: facebook.com/weareultraviolet/
Purpose: Reproductive rights, healthcare, economic security, violence, and racial justice — and centering the voices of all women, especially women of color, immigrants, and LGBTQ women.
Women’s Democratic Club of Delaware County
Advocacy: Women in Politics
Social Media: facebook.com/womendelcodems/
Purpose: WDCDC actively supports the nominees and the platform of the Delaware County Democratic Committee in General Elections.