As I age, I realize I still have a lot of growing up to do. There are many women I want to be when I grow up. Granny D. is one of them. I have long admired Granny D. and the work she did in her later years. Granny D spent her late years raising … Continue reading Hell-Raisin’ Women Series: “You’re Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell”
MEDIA RELEASE – UTAHNS FOR CYNTHIA MCKINNEY and GREEN PARTY OF UTAH CYNTHIA MCKINNEY TO FILE FOR PRESIDENT IN UTAH PRESS CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3RD AT 9AM AT STATE CAPITOL Contact information: Deanna Taylor, Utahns for Cynthia McKinney, 801.631.2998, email@example.com First all-women-of-color Presidential ticket in U.S. History, Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente, will file as … Continue reading Cynthia McKinney to file for President in Utah this week
As I listened to a presentation by Planned Parenthood of Utah yesterday on the timeline of sex education in our country, I couldn't help but think how backwards we have been going since the late 1800's when sex education first started being publicly developed. Although I knew about the "trigger law" that Utah was debating … Continue reading Shame on Utah
Winona LaDuke was named this week as a 2007 inductee to the National Women's Hall of Fame earlier this week. Winona LaDuke was the Green Party candidate for Vice President of the United States sharing the Ticket with Ralph Nader in 1996 and 2000. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Moulton, Acting Director (315)568-8060 firstname.lastname@example.org NINE … Continue reading Winona LaDuke inducted to Women’s Hall of Fame
My job as an educator has me working with students with disabilties. I get to attend a lot of trainings and workshops offered by the state. Today I attended a seminar on Fair Housing and Assistive Technology, organized by the Disability Law Center and held at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually … Continue reading Violence Against Women and the Disabled
Despite an invitation by a group of New Orleans women to visit the hurricane-ravaged city, Utah Representatives still have not visited there. "Women of the Storm" is a group of 140 prominent women from New Orleans who visited Congress in January, to issue the invitations to visit their city. Yeseterday, the opening day of hurricane … Continue reading New Orleans: What’s Up With Utah Delegation?
A friend of mine sent me this yesterday: I just read about this in the American Progress Report. It seems the president of the Oglala Sioux tribe in Pine Ridge takes exception to the ban on abortion signed into law in South Dakota. From Bitch, PhD.: "Cecilia Fire Thunder, the President of the Oglala Sioux … Continue reading Planned Parenthood on the Pine Ridge Reservation