Women Are Prepping to Run, Win and Take Office

Women Are Prepping to Run, Win and Take Office

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (WOMENSENEWS)–On the sidelines of all the primary campaigns going on right now we also have a less-visible but important nationwide effort focused on gender equality in political office. It is aimed at women who have not considered running for political office as well as those who have been thinking about it andContinue Reading

Camp Congress for Girls Offering 50% Discount

Camp Congress for Girls Offering 50% Discount

Camp Congress for Girls KY program offering 50% discount; parents enter the code SPONSORSHIP when registering and the fee will be reduced. Camp Congress for Girls Lexington 2014 is a leadership program that introduces girls ages 7 to 17 to politics. Camp begins with a girl-friendly lesson on the structure of our political system. EachContinue Reading

The other Kentucky women posing a threat to Republicans

The other Kentucky women posing a threat to Republicans

By Anna Brand, MSNBC - Alison Lundergan Grimes may be Kentucky’s best known Democratic woman running for office this year. But she is hardly alone: 31 progressive women candidates, hand-picked and trained by Emerge Kentucky, have filed for elective office in the Bluegrass State this year. The Democratic Party is banking on their success. For theContinue Reading

Former TX Governor Ann Richards HBO Documentary to Air April 28th

Former TX Governor Ann Richards HBO Documentary to Air April 28th

The Leonard Lopate Show - Cecile Richards talks about her mother, Ann Richards, and the new HBO film “All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State.” The documentary chronicles Richards’ life—from growing up poor in rural Texas to her life as a sociable suburban housewife and mother of four to entering politics and becoming oneContinue Reading

League of Women Voters program shows teen girls they have a future in politics

League of Women Voters program shows teen girls they have a future in politics

By Sally Friedman Correspondent, Burlington County Times (New Jersey) The prophets of doom have been insisting that America’s youth are so caught up in their tech toys that they have no interest in the important issues of the day, know little about our political system, and care even less. Those doomsayers should have been atContinue Reading