State Legislators Commit to MeToo Policy Advances in #20Statesby2020

February 8, 2019 in , ,

By Andrea Johnson, Senior Counsel for State Policy, National Women’s Law Center When #MeToo went viral in October 2017, there was a scramble by state and federal lawmakers to meet the bravery of the survivors coming forward and enact meaningful, substantive policy reforms to stop and prevent sexual harassment. Our phones at the National Women’s […]

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SiX on Kavanaugh Vote: Believe Survivors, Reject Kavanaugh

September 28, 2018 in , ,

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following yesterday’s powerful testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and with action by the U.S. Senate on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court imminent, the State Innovation Exchange (SiX), issued the following statement: “We believe survivors, stand with Dr. Ford, and join millions of Americans in opposing […]

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Legislator Spotlight: Pennsylvania Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky

April 25, 2018 in , , ,

Rep. Krueger-Braneky represents the 161st legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. SiX spoke to her about her work to combat sexual harassment.  – Why is addressing sexual harassment and assault an important issue to you? As more reports of sexual harassment have come to light, it’s become clear that our current system does not […]

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Sexual Harassment Won’t Stop If We Aren’t #FightingForFamilies

February 8, 2018 in , , , ,

As part of SiX’s 2018 #FightingForFamilies Week of Action, Andrea Johnson, the Senior Counsel for State Policy at the National Women’s Law Center, wrote a guest blog about how legislators can fight for systemic, structural changes in our workplaces to alleviate the gender power imbalances that have allowed sexual harassment to persist.    By Andrea Johnson  From the moment it was announced that the National […]

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