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MO Budget Cuts Family Planning Funds

Missouri is poised to strip additional providers from a state-run program that provides family planning services for uninsured women.     read more and take action

New Voter ID Law

Effective June 1

A news conference will be held May 31 at the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis.  Members of the MO Voter Protection Coalition will call on the Governor and Secretary of State clarify how the new law will be implemented so that voters' access to the ballot is not endangered.  Details to come

Legislature Saves Health Services for Seniors & People with Disabilities

Click here to thank legislators for voting to keep services.

Urge Gov Greitens to Veto

Discrimination Bill

SB 43 is headed to Gov. Greitens.  Click here to tell him to veto this bill that makes it easier for employers to discriminate.

Read more about the bill

Urge Congress to Support the EPA

Click here to urge the US House to reject a bill which would terminate the EPA.

The Latest

Our May Newsletter    Read here.

St. Louis Minimum Wage Increase in Danger 

Missouri lawmakers sent a bill banning local minimum wages to the governor with minutes left to spare in the legislative session on May 12.  Read more.

Rev. Traci Blackmon's  Inspiring Words 

May 11, 2017 Women's Voices meeting

click here for videos of opening and closing remarks

Low-Income Seniors Lose State Aid for Drugs

Roughly 60,000 older Missourians will lose state aid to help them pay for prescription drugs starting in July.  Read more.

Bellefontaine Cemetery Tour - May 6

Proceeds from a tour of Bellefontaine support "Lock It For Love" program.   Read about it here

Abortion Services to Expand to Columbia, Kansas City

Planned Parenthood plans to move quickly to offer abortion services in Kansas City and Columbia, Missouri, now that a judge has blocked two Missouri abortion restrictions that had prevented it from doing so. Read more

Commentaries on Gun Violence

Click here to read pieces by Women's Voices members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Up Next

Racial Justice Book Club

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

June 8, 5 pm - University City Library   read more

 

"Social Justice, Diversity & Privilege": A New Perspective on Art

June  22   10:30 a.m. to noon

The group is limited to 20 so registration necessary - a fee of $20

click here to reserve your spot!

March with Us at Pride Parade

June 25  11 a.m.

Meet at 8th & Market Streets

Look for the Women's Voices banner

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

Wear Orange to Stop Gun Violence

June 3   2 pm

Stupp Center in Tower Grove Park

4256 Magnolia Ave.
Click here to register

 

ROAR--Resistance, Organization, Action & Resilience 

June 4   9 am - 5 pm
NCJW St. Louis: 295 N. Lindbergh

Through the wisdom of community organizing, this workshop will explore campaign development and how to build power and have the greatest possible impact.  Sponsored by several Jewish organization; open to the public.

For information or to register call 314-993-5181