Month: June 2021

Media Round Up: Week of June 6th
| Jun 11, 2021

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: A Record Number of Women Are Gaining Traction in NYC Mayoral Race—Thanks to Ranked-Choice Voting Cynthia Richie Terrell, Ms. Magazine For the first time since its readoption in …

Media Round Up: Week of May 30th
| Jun 4, 2021

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: It’s Time for a Whole-of-Government Approach to Address Period Poverty in the U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, Chelsea Vonchaz and Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, Ms. Magazine Period poverty in the United …

Lived Experience Increases the Viability of Women Candidates
| Jun 4, 2021

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman,” once quipped the first woman Prime Minister of Great Britain, Margaret Thatcher. That idea seems to be behind the high number of women who ran for office in 2016 and the continued increase in women running now. In cities …

The Next Generation of Asian American Pacific Islander Leaders Need Us
| Jun 2, 2021

The light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic tunnel is in sight. Over 50% of American adults are fully vaccinated and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has released updated health and safety guidelines. Supporters say that the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 economic stimulus package promises to provide much-needed relief. …

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