Events

THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT: Unfinished Business for the Constitution

Honorary Host: Senator Ben Cardin (MD)

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm
Where: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-11

Opening remarks by Senator Ben Cardin (MD)

SPEAKERS
Bettina Hager, Moderator, Co-Chair, NCWO ERA Task Force
Programs Director, National Women’s Political Caucus

Kenneth R. Thomas, Legislative Attorney, Congressional Research Service

Thomas H. Neale, Specialist in American National Government, CRS
“The Proposed Equal Rights Amendment: Contemporary Ratification Issues”

Chitra Panjabi, Vice President Membership, National Organization for Women
“What Women Gain with an ERA”

Dr. Elise Gould, Director of Health Policy Research, Economic Policy Institute
“Documenting Economic Inequality by Gender”

Andrea Miller, Interim Executive Director, Progressive Democrats of America
“Grassroots Actions toward State Ratifications”

Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority
National Leader in the ERA Ratification Effort

Refreshments will be served
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