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NCAI Releases ‘Proud To Be’ Video, Calls on Washington Football Team to Change its Name

By Aurora Arop, Spring 2014 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) released a short video leading up to the Super Bowl to highlight ongoing efforts to change the name of the Washington, D.C. football … Continue reading

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Victims of Abuse Suffer Each Day an Inclusive VAWA Reauthorization is Delayed or Weakened

By Avril Lighty, The Leadership Conference Communications Associate It is a proven fact that the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) saves lives. From the time VAWA was first passed 1994 to 2010, the rate of intimate partner violence decreased by … Continue reading

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Rally to Protect Women Against Violence Attracts Hundreds, Representatives and Advocates

By Jaimie Woo, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern Video by Maddie Peare, Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern “’When a maaaaaaaaaan loves a woman,’ he does the right thing!” sang Michael Bolton, multi-Grammy Award-winning singer and … Continue reading

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