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Tell Betsy DeVos to Keep Guns Out of Schools!

Sign petition right now to demand Betsy DeVos not allow grants to fund arming educators.

Stop 3-D Printed Guns!

Tell printer manufacturers to prohibit individuals from printing 3-D guns. Sign petition here.

Sing Petition here Asking Congress to Stop 3-D Guns 

Sign Petition to Protect Voting Rights

Randolph County, Georgia elections board is considering a proposal to close seven of the nine polling places in the majority-black county.  Read more and sign petition here.

SNAP - Food Assistance - Action Needed!

The issue is now moving to conference committee. We need to prevent the harmful House SNAP provisions from being included in the final farm bill, with the Senate farm bill as our example to follow. Go here to find the actions you can take.   

White House Considering Further Cuts to Refugee Admittance

This year's cap on refugee resettlement is at a historic low. Plans to cut resettlement further are being considered for 2019. Read more here about what this will mean and how to advocate for refugees.

Sign Petition to say Separating Families at Border is Inhumane!

Petition to stop using census to discriminate

Prohibit Congress from asking citizenship and immigration status on census. Click here to take action.

Acting on Our Mission

Members Attend Poverty Summit

Read a summary here and learn about the 5 elements of poverty and why "place matters".

Here Comes the Vote

At the Sept. 13 Women's Voices program, Nancy Miller, co-president of St. Louis League of Women Voters, summarized the ballot issues Missourians will see on the November ballot. Read more here.

Read our recommendations on the Nov 2018 ballot measures

Read our September e-newsletter here

Lunch & Learn

August 16, Tom Schweizer encouraged us to be aware of  white privilege and to speak out when we see racism. Read more here

Gun Locks Can Help Prevent Suicide

Women’s Voices members learn about the C.A.L.M. (Counseling on Access to Lethal Means) program at Firearm Injury Prevention Program and the role "Lock It for Love" plays when Barnes-Jewish Emergency Department gives away gun locks. Read more here.

Right To Work Defeated!

Read more here.

Women's Voices Opposes Proposed Title X Compliance Rule

Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice is opposed to the administration’s most recent efforts attacking low- income access to comprehensive health care.  The proposed domestic “gag rule” would prohibit Title X medical providers from discussing safe, legal abortion with their patients. Read our letter here.

Women's Voices Speaks Out on Racial Profiling Incident in Clayton, Missouri

A letter was written on behalf of the member of Women's Voices to insist that the City of Clayton and the Clayton Police Department take ownership of the racial profiling of the 10 Washington University students stopped after leaving the I Hop July 7. Read full letter here.

Women's Voices Speaks Out on Protecting Our Democracy

Read here.

Read Our Statement on Children Being Separated From Their Parents At The Border here

Up Next

Homing in on Housing Policies: Moving from Segregation to Diverse, Inclusive Communities

Thurs., Oct. 11, 6:30 PM (The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave, 63117)

Dr. Jason Purnell and Dr. Molly Metzger will speak about a century of discriminatory housing policies and practices in St. Louis. Read more or RSVP.

Racial Justice Book Club

Mon., Oct. 8, 6:15 PM (Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, 7401 Delmar Blvd., 63130)

Guests will discuss Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King. Read more or RSVP.

Community Programs:

Community Conversation on Equity, Growth, Community

Thurs., Sept. 20, 8:30-11:30 AM (Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being, 1000 N. Vandeventer, 63113)
Dialogue on how other regions have leveraged racial equity for growth and the importance of building power to advance equity. Register here.

Preview of the 2018-19 U.S. Supreme Court Term

Thurs., Sept. 20, 12:30 PM (Law Library Association of St. Louis, 10 N. Tucker, 13th Floor, 63101). Click here to read more and register.

Wash U Assembly Series

Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Crisis in U.S. Policy

Thurs., Sept. 20, 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 310)
Read more here.

Empower Missouri’s Free Friday Forum

November Ballot Initiatives: The Path to Victory

Fri., Sept. 21, 12:00-1:30 PM (Paraquad Auditorium, 5240 Oakland Ave., 63110)
Read more here.

National Voter Registration Day

Tues., Sept. 25, 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM
Harris Stowe State University, Givens Administration Building - Annex Room, 3026 Laclede Ave, 63103)
Read more and register here.

Author Visit

Tues., Sept. 25, 7:00 PM (St. Louis Public Library - Schlafly Branch, 225 N. Euclid, 63108)

Law enforcement and security contributor Matthew Horace and co-author, Ron Harris will discuss their new book, The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement.
Read more here.

Discussion on Movement for Amendment to end corporate personhood 

Thurs., Sept. 27, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, (The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave., 63117)
Read more here.

Conversation Elevation

A conversation about the epidemic of gun violence. Women’s Voices will provide free gun locks at this event.
Mon., Oct. 1, 7:00 - 8:30 PM (Manchester UMC, 129 Woods Mill Rd., 63011)
Read more here.

Dance the Vote

Sat., Oct. 6, 1:00 – 4:00 PM (Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd., 63112)
Read more here.

Wash U Assembly Series

Thurs., Oct. 25, 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Graham Chapel – Seating may be limited.)

Me Too - A survivor of sexual violence will discuss her effort to assist survivors and those working to end sexual violence against others. Read more here.

Institute for Public Health Annual Conference

Weds., Oct. 31, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Eric P. Newman Education Center, 320 S. Euclid, 63110)
Conference will focus on the intersection of local public health and health equity.
Read more or RSVP.