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#WhyImRunning: Rachel Prusak – We Need More Nurses at the Table in Government

  By Rachel Prusak For more than twenty years I have worked as a nurse serving communities across the country, from inner city New York to rural Hawaii.  Once I finally settled in Oregon, I specialized in primary, palliative and hospice care serving homebound elderly community members. My experiences informed by interest in the healthcare debate and the political events of 2016 for...


Why I’m Running – Angie Beem

  Angie Beem is running for Spokane Valley City Council Position 5. In UniteWomen.org’s series entitled #WhyImRunning, Angie tells us why she decided to run for office.     Why I'm Running by Angie Beem   My name is Angie Beem and I decided to run for City of Spokane Valley Council, Position #5 after seeing Donald Trump mock a disabled reporter. It revealed him to ...


Binders Full of Women…beyond the jokes

There were many moments during the debate Tuesday evening that caused me to have deep concern for women’s rights, but it was the reference to “binders full of women” that triggered a flashback. In the early eighties, I was one of five women working in advertising sales in the Detroit area where 90% of our clients were automotive accounts. Just going through the interviewing process was an...


Repealing Obamacare…who benefits?

VIEW VIDEO ABOUT PROTEST Governors from many states have stated they will refuse to implement any part of the Affordable Care Act.  Who actually benefits from these decisions?  Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was the first to politicize the Affordable Care Act.  By refusing the ACA passed by Congress, signed by our President and ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court, he is preve...


Daily Round-Up

Wondering what's going on with the attack on women's rights?  UniteWomen.org brings you some of the latest news on many of the issues in the War on Women! The Daddy Wars This is why when the Census Bureau puts together its annual report on childcare, men’s caretaking is counted as “babysitting”—only mom’s care work is considered parenting. When these conversations only foc...


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