Ensure the integrity of the data being released on the Covid-19 virus by hospitals, which have now been ordered to bypass the CDC and report the data to HHS, effectively allowing the Trump administration to skew, alter, withhold, and lie about the cases and deaths, and provide false guidelines regarding the pandemic! Sign the petition here.
Frontline food workers still lack the necessary protective gear to keep themselves safe in the workplace and are dying from the virus at alarming rates.In order to protect workers and keep communities safe, OSHA must enact and enforce emergency protections for food workers today. Read more and sign the petition here.
ACT TODAY to demand that the Senate fully fund voting protections during the coronavirus crisis and beyond. Call 1-844-248-4061 OR text "CORONAVIRUS" to 21333 to get connected now!
St. Louis County had two jail employees test positive last month for COVID-19 and the County said nothing. We still do not know whether any detainees have been tested. Join Women's Voices in calling on the MO Supreme Court to act. Sign the petition here.
Call your members of Congress ASAP to ensure we have the adequate resources to respond to discrimination in this time of crisis. Contact your legislators here.
Victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence are particularly vulnerable during this time. Congress must act now to protect victims and survivors and all people in America. It must also provide funding for the programs that serve survivors. Read more here.
On July 21, St. Louis activist Percy Green inspired more than 55 participants with his advice on how people of all ages can protest injustice.
Cathy Gilbert, co-chair of the Women’s Voices Campaign for Common-Sense Gun Solutions Committee spoke with Jenna Barnes on KSDK Channel 5 News following the accidental shooting death of a 6-year-old in St. Louis.
Mikel Whittier, Coalitions Director for Yes on 2: Healthcare for Missouri discussed Amendment 2: Medicaid Expansion, which voters will decided on August 4. Read the program summary here.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed SB600, a punitive, regressive crime bill that does absolutely nothing to further the cause of criminal justice reform. Read our statement here.
Constitutional Amendment 2, Medicaid Expansion
Women’s Voices position: SUPPORT Amendment 2 (Vote YES!)
Constitutional Amendment 3, Senate Joint Resolution 38 (SJR38)
Women’s Voices position: OPPOSE Amendment 3 (Vote NO!)
Read the August Women's Voices newsletter, Loud & Clear.
Women’s Voices members came together to help our neighbors who are in immediate need during the COVID-19 pandemic, donating funds to A Red Circle. Read more here.
Women's Safety and Well Being - May 2020
Women's Voices has joined the list of organizations who demand that local and state policymakers should implement a comprehensive set of policies targeted at the populations most at risk of contracting COVID-19, and the institutions and practices that pose the greatest threat. Read more.
Thurs., August 13, 7 p.m., Zoom
Speakers: Wesley Bell, Prosecuting Attorney, St. Louis County & Jamala Rogers, co-chair, Coalition Against Police Crimes and Repression (CAPCR)
Read more or register here.
American Bar Association Travelling Exhibit
Exhibit Extended through Mon., Aug. 31, Missouri History Museum (10 N. Tucker, 13th Floor, 63101)
Wednesday, August 5, 7 p.m.
Webster Speaks: Dialogues on Race, Equity and Inclusion
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