New: The Fight for Pay Equity Goes On!
The Senate failed to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, but the fight goes on! Show your support for pay equity and urge Congress to pass this crucial pay equity legislation.
Updated: Raise the Minimum Wage
The Senate vote for the Fair Minimum Wage Act was postponed until the week of April 28th. Urge your Senators to support raising the minimum wage to $10.10.
Urge Congress to Support Iran Policy Letters
Leaders in Congress are circulating bipartisan policy letters on Iran emphasizing the important role Congress must play in the Iranian talks. Urge your Senators and Representatives to sign these letters!
Promote U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnerships
On March 5, the House of Representatives passed the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014. Thank your Representatives for supporting this legislation and urge your Senators to pass the act!
Increase Funding For Women's Health Research
February is Hadassah’s Women’s Heart Health Month! Research dedicated to the study of women’s health is essential to help save lives and reshape the healthcare system to become more responsive to the health and needs of women. Urge Congress to fund women's heart health research, support education and screening programs, and join the Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
Speak out for Reproductive Rights
On January 28, the House voted for another bill to restrict access to reproductive health coverage. Learn how Hadassah is taking a stand and what you can do to support reproductive rights!
Support Paid Family and Medical Leave
It's been 21 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act was signed into law and it needs an update. Urge your legislators to support and co-sponsor the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act!
Protect Pregnant Workers Rights
October 31 marked the 35th Anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, but more still needs to be done to protect pregnant workers' rights. Urge your legislators to co-sponsors and support the The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act!
Support the Healthy Families Act
Far too many Americans are forced to choose between financial stability and their own health and safety, or that of their families. Urge your legislators to co-sponsor and support the Health Families Act of 2013!
Advocate for Gun Control in Memory of Sandy Hook
December 14 is the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Join advocates across the country in contacting Congress in support of background checks and other gun safety measures!
Support LGBT Employment Non-Discrimination Act
On November 7, the Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would ban employment decisions on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Contact your Senators about their vote on ENDA and urge your Representatives to support the bill!
Urge Senate to Ratify CEDAW
Support the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). It is time for the U.S. government to show the international community that it stands unequivocally for the rights of women.