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When It's Time to Move On

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 12.04.2015 | Women
Lynn Yeakel

One of the fascinating characteristics of American life is the tendency to appoint a committee to deal with a problem. But when the solution is found, we often are unwilling to dissolve the committee.

What Ginger Rogers Has to Do With Women's Equality

Susan Danish | Posted 08.26.2016 | Impact
Susan Danish

We have the right to vote and that's a powerful right. But we know that the equality dance is a marathon when we think about the many inequalities that still exist -- you've read about them -- the pay gap, the top leadership gap, the disproportionate number of women living in poverty, and so on!

Is Civic Engagement an On-Ramp to the Women's Equality Expressway?

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 07.29.2016 | Women
Lynn Yeakel

Another way to be civically-engaged -- and this is something that we all can and should do -- is to VOTE, in primaries as well as general elections, so our views are represented. Voting also shows appreciation for the courageous suffragists who won that right for our half of the population a century ago.

Pay Equity Begins at Home

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Lynn Yeakel

Believing that our nation will be stronger and better when it engages all its brainpower, we are committed to finding a way out of the cultural cul de sac where we've been spinning our wheels for so many years.

Emily Thomas

'Compost Islands' Could Help Solve NYC's Trash Problems | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green

Each year, New Yorkers produce more than 14 million tons of trash, which usually gets sent to landfills outside the city. Nearly 29 percent of that wa...

The Cost of Domestic Violence

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Lynn Yeakel

When a dollar figure is attached to a problem, it draws special attention. That's one of the many important results accomplished by the Tennessee Econ...

Declaration of Equality

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Lynn Yeakel

The Declaration of Sentiments, produced in 1848 at the women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, NY, used the language of the US Declaration of Independence to describe the imbalance of equality between men and women.

A Vision of Equality for Our Nation's Future

Lynn Yeakel | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Lynn Yeakel

In the midst of today's discourse on equality, it is easy to forget that a short century ago, women in the United States did not have the right to vote.

Women Matter: Vision 2020's Third Annual Congress

Eva Shang | Posted 01.26.2013 | Teen
Eva Shang

From Sojourner Truth to Alice Paul to the amazing Delegates of Vision 2020, the girls of today stand on the shoulders of giants.

The Complicated Promise of the Common Core

John Thompson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Education
John Thompson

To explain my joy when I read Oklahoma's Common Core Standards, I must recount the worst testing outrage that I experienced.