Upcoming DWMC Luncheons
Our Next DWMC Luncheon
Eric Dahl, PhD, Naval Post Graduate School, National Security Policy, will speak on "Who's Watching Us and Why Should We Worry?"
You Should Know About...
Great article in the NY Times:
"Political parties and organizations need to work much harder to recruit female candidates and ensure access to campaign cash to turn around the stubborn underrepresentation of women in elective office. So said panelists on Tuesday at a public forum on women and politics sponsored by the Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C...."
Here's the link: The road to parity for women in politics: Follow the money.
A great editorial from the Sacramento Bee:
By the Editorial Board
To talk about income inequality in 2015 is largely to talk about women. In California – as in all but four other states – women account for the majority of workers making minimum wage. About 2 out of 3 of those female low-earners support families, either wholly or partly. Four in 10 are the struggling sole breadwinners in their households. Women and their children constitute the majority of Californians living in poverty. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article16423145.html#storylink=cpy
If we value what we've inherited for free - from other women - surely it's right morally and ethically for us to wake up and say, 'I'm a feminist.