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March 8 is International Women’s Day 2018, this year’s theme is #PressforProgress

March 8 International Women’s Day 2018 campaign theme:  #PressforProgress From the International Women’s Day Organization: With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away – there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress. And with global activism for women’s equality fuelled by movements

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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – Boston meeting

We’ve heard from many of you about wanting to get more involved in actions against gun violence. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a partner of the Everytown for Gun Safety groups that resulting from pain turned into action after the Sandy Hook massacre. There is a Moms Demand Action chapter in every state. Do you want

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A long list of policies Trump has UNDONE so far, under-reported but SO important!

This list was taken from a recent Washington Post article and is being updated. This is so important, so much of this impacts our daily lives, yet we know nothing about it.  Among the results of these reversals?  Companies with federal contracts don’t have to comply with laws that protect women in the workplace, states have fewer limits on drug-testing

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Call to Action: Share your story! MA is considering a bill to protect access to contraception.

PASSED!!!  While congress is considering the future of our healthcare – MA legislators are considering a bill that will continue to provide protect the access to contraceptives that the Republicans in Congress plan to remove. We need your voice! Find a Fact Sheet on this bill  here: ACCESS Fact Sheet_CFC_ Please consider submitting written testimony to NARAL Massachusetts. They will

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CALL TO ACTION! SAVE healthcare, STOP Trumpcare, what YOU can do NOW

What is going on in our government right now is atrocious. Thirteen white, male, U.S. senators are crafting legislation that will impact all of us, and will effect 1/6 of the US economy in secret, behind closed doors. Mitch McConnell is going to allow this bill to go to a vote NEXT WEEK without ANY public hearings, and will manipulate rules to prevent any amendments. We must speak up and speak out NOW!! Here’s what you can do.

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Reminder: ACLU Forum Friday, March 31, 6:30pm in Barnstable Village

 If you have information about upcoming marches, rallies, buses etc please email us: CapeCodWomenforChange@gmail.com.   You can sign up to receive an email whenever a new post goes up on this site, use the link on the right.  This is the last event on our list of March events and caught our eye. It is relevant for so many issues

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February 2017 Important Local Events and Opportunities to Learn and Lead

Gus Bickford, Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman will make two appearances on the Cape this month presenting “Action plans to protect our democracy.” CAMPAIGN TRAINING SIGN UP Cape & Islands Stronger Together Saturday, February 25, 10:00am-5:00pm Cape Space, 100 Independence Drive, Hyannis, MA 02601 Please note that capacity for this training is limited. Space will be reserved on a first-come, first-served

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Diane Feinstein’s Statement about Jeff Sessions

We must continue to make calls – contact all senators on the Judiciary Committee – and insist they do not support Jeff Sessions. For details about who to support and how see: UPDATED URGENT Call to Action: Breaking News – Jeff Sessions Confirmation hearing takes on a new meaning. We cannot let up. Senators are listening and the committee vote was

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INDIVISIBLE: Tuesday, January 24th – National Day of Action

On Saturday, in hundreds of cities around the United States and the world, we marched together. We stood indivisible for inclusion and love, and we proved that the mandate is ours. And now, the work continues. Join Us: National Day of Action on Tuesday January 24th On Tuesday, January 24, local groups across America are visiting their senators’ offices and

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Call to Action: Sexual Health Lobby Day

The event held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 includes a sexual health fair, speakers who will share their stories of activism, “Lobbying 101” – workshop on activism, and a chance to meet with legislators. This event is sponsored by a long list of organizations at the bottom of the page. To learn more

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Would you like to carry her flag to the DC or Boston March?

Marianne Sweeney  wants someone to carry her flag in one of the two marches being attended by Cape Codders this Saturday. She used this flag to protest what she and other residents claimed in this Dec 2015 article, were poor conditions and abusive behavior by management in an Orleans housing. The photo of her wrapped in a flag and protesting

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UPDATED- NEW CALL TO ACTION: Tell the Senate Committee NO to Rex Tillerson, NO to Russia!

Rex Tillerson’s connections to Russia are even more clear after Wednesday’s hearings, he would benefit from a removal of sanctions that prevent Russia for drilling for oil in the US. The biggest beneficiaries of removing those sanctions are Russia and Exxon, billions of dollars are at stake.

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CALL TO ACTION: A quick call and you can tell Speaker Ryan how you feel about repealing healthcare!

About the Affordable Care Act. You can skip all of the propaganda by pushing the buttons in the proper sequence. Or, you can listen to hear how they’re selling this as a good thing. Paul Ryan’s office is conducting a phone poll, hoping to hear overwhelming opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Here’s how you can participate: Call (202) 225-0600….

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Romanian president refuses to name Sevil Shhaideh as country’s 1st female Muslim prime minister — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW

Romanian president Klaus Iohannis has rejected Sevil Shhaideh, the left-wing candidate for prime minister. Shhaideh […] via Romanian president refuses to name Sevil Shhaideh as country’s 1st female Muslim prime minister — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW

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Updated: Cape Cod March on Boston -Walk in Solidarity Jan 21

UPDATE: Two buses filled, new buses added information here about a tour operator putting a bus together here. JOIN US! On the day after the inauguration, January 21, 12:00-3:00 PM on BOSTON COMMON as we walk in solidarity with communities most affected by the hate, intolerance and acts of violence being perpetrated throughout the nation –communities of women, immigrants, people

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