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Why I’m Running – Tiffini Flynn Forslund

A record number of women are running for office. Among them is Tiffini Flynn Forslund, who is running for Minnesota's Ward 6 for City Council. In the second of UniteWomen.org’s new series entitled #WhyImRunning, Tiffini tells us about her background and why she decided to run for office.     I have Awakened and Am Unapologetically Black  So I am running for Minneapolis City ...


Why I’m Running – Linda Weber

  A record number of women are running for office. Among them is Linda Weber, who is running for Congress in New Jersey's 7th District. In the first of UniteWomen.org's new series entitled #WhyImRunning, she tells us about her background and why she decided to run for office. Linda announced her candidacy this Mother's Day on AM-Joy with Joy Reid.   "Like many Americans, and...


UniteWomen.org partners with Women’s March on Washington

UniteWomen.org is proud to announce our partnership with the Women’s March on Washington and it's sister marches around the country. In April of 2012, women across the country came together to organize Unite Against The War on Women, with 55 rallies in 45 states. This was a grassroots effort to stand against the plethora of laws introduced across the country eroding the rights of women and the...


UniteWomen.org ACTION endorses Hillary Clinton and Democrats

UniteWomen.org ACTION was established in February of 2012 to combat the Republican attacks on women’s rights on the federal and state levels. Our continued effort has highlighted the efforts by Republicans to not only diminish our rights but to block any progress toward equality. We have also highlighted the efforts by President Obama and Democrats to push for progressive values and further our ...


Artists Selected for “Vision: An Artist’s Perspective”

VISION: AN ARTIST'S PERSPECTIVE Presented by UniteWomen.org and Gutfreund Cornett Art Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, California, July 5 - 30, 2016 EXHIBITION THEME Envision, conceive of, imagine . . . In this turbulent time of political changes, women's rights, social, racial, gender and economic inequality, global conflicts, cultural instability, reproductive choice/health care issues, and ...


No Difference Between the Parties? Think Again

As we enter the general election, some claim there is no difference between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. One way to look at the differences is to compare the bills introduced and/or passed both on the federal and state level. Another is to compare the party platforms. We created Laws of Two Nations to look at both. The 2016 party platforms will be voted upon at their respective...


Open Invitation to Rand Paul to Join the Disability Club

“You know, over half the people on disability are either anxious or their back hurts. Join the club!” - Senator Rand Paul Laughter ensued. “Who doesn’t get up, a little anxious for work every day, and their back hurts?!” Rand said. “Everybody over 40 has back pain.” My first thought upon hearing his words, was a familiar phrase about Rand and the horse he road in on; immediately f...


CALL FOR ART: “Vision: An Artist’s Perspective”

Presented by UniteWomen.org and Gutfreund Cornett Art ELIGIBILITY: Open to all self-identified women artists. DEADLINE: APRIL 22, 2016 VENUE: Kaleid Gallery, 88 South Fourth Street, downtown San Jose, California. The show will also be promoted nationally by UniteWomen.org EXHIBITION DATES: July 5 - 29, 2016 CLICK TO ENTER and for more information PROSPECTUS: Envision, conceive of, imagi...


Clear & Present Danger in Presidential Campaign

By an anonymous guest blogger: This country needs to have a serious adult discussion about this campaign cycle for President of the United States. It is a discussion that will be hard to have but it is imperative we have it. For several months we have all been laughing and thinking this campaign was a joke and could not be for real. I am guilty of it as well. I have tried to convince myself ...


Why We Should All Be Learning African-American History Every Month

In 2002, the NJ Legislature passed Assembly Bill 1301, also known as The Amistad Bill; a directive for NJ schools to incorporate African-American history into their social studies curriculum. To be clear, this law wasn’t just for “those” kids or “that” community, and it was certainly not meant to be exclusive to the month of February. “In presenting the sweeping narrative of American h...


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