Women’s Issues

AAUW

Advocacy: Promoting equity and education for women and girls.

Level: National

Website: aauw.org

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.

Level: International

Website: reproductiverights.org

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.


DELCO NOW

Advocacy: Women’s issues

Level: Local

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.


Emerge Pennsylvania

Level: State

Advocacy: Women in elective office

Website: emergepa.org

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.


ERA Coalition

Advocacy: A coalition of organizations working to support passage and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Level: National

Website: eracoalition.org

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.


Moms Rising

Advocacy: On-the-ground and online multicultural organization.

Level: National

Website: momsrising.org

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.

Level: National

Website: prochoiceamerica.org

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.

Level: National

Website: nationalpartnership.org

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.

Level: National

Website: reprohealthwatch.org

Purpose: Give the most important reproductive health news of the week.


UltraViolet

Advocacy: Fight sexism.

Level: National

Website: weareultraviolet.com

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

Level: Local

Website: delcowomendems.com

Social Media: facebook.com/womendelcodems/

Purpose: WDCDC actively supports the nominees and the platform of the Delaware County Democratic Committee in General Elections.