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Stand Against Violence, Join the One Billion Rising Campaign

By Philomena Ogalo, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund One Billion Rising (OBR) is more than just a campaign. It is a movement geared towards empowering women and men to bring awareness to the everyday violence … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: VAWA Passes in Senate; Voter Registration Needs to be Modernized; Obama’s State of the Union Emphasizes the Middle Class

Compiled by Emily Van Dusen, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Domestic Violence Bill Passes Senate: Is GOP Chastened by Election 2012? David Grant Christian Science Monitor With yesterday’s passage of the Violence Against Women Act … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Some Marine Combat Jobs Still Closed to Women; A Better Immigration Plan; Violence Against Women Act Reintroduced

Compiled by Emily Van Dusen, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Some Marine combat jobs may remain closed to women By Jim Michaels USA Today With women recently being allowed to undertake combat roles in the … Continue reading

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