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Update: Thank Congress for Continuing Support for Israel

On December 3, Congress passed the U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act. Thank your legislators for passing this crucial legislation and urge them to continue unwavering support for Israel and a strong U.S. Israel Relationship.

Updated: Protect Pregnant Workers Rights

On December 3rd, Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case Young v. UPS about pregnancy discrimination. Join the Stand With Pregnant Workers Day of Action and urge your legislators to cosponsor and support the the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act!

Updated: Pass the International Violence Against Women Act

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Urge Congress to support the International Violence Against Women Act to send a strong statement that ending violence against women and girls is a top American priority.

Updated: The Fight for Pay Equity Goes On!

On September 15, the Senate once again failed to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act . Urge your Senators to support this legislation because women are worth more and they deserve better!

Update: Urge Congress to Continue Combating Anti-Semitism

On September 18, the House passed a resolution in response to rising global anti-Semitism. Thank your elected officials for speaking out and urge them to continue working to combat anti-Semitism.

New: Fix Hobby Lobby: Ensure Women’s Contraception Access

An employer’s religious beliefs should never supersede women’s health and the right of women to make their own health care decisions. Urge your legislators to co-sponsor and pass the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act!

New: Urge White House to Continue Support for Israel

Israel once again finds itself in a time of crisis. Urge the White House to continue standing unequivocally for Israel’s right to defend itself against all threats that endanger the safety and security of Israeli citizens.

Advocate for Gender Equity in Medical Research

Medical research, diagnostic tools, and treatments are frequently based on male physiology – leading to misdiagnosis and compromised health care for women. Urge your Representatives to cosponsor the Research for All Act and encourage all elected officials to prioritize gender equity in medical research.

Promote Education & Awareness of Women's Preventive Health

Preventive health promotes wellness, disease prevention, early detection – empowering women and men with knowledge to make appropriate and informed medical decisions for themselves and their families. Urge your Representatives to cosponsor the Women's Preventive Health Awareness Campaign.

Update: Expand Access to Affordable Child Care

On November 19, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2104 was signed into law—reauthorizing the program for the first time in 18 years! Urge your legislators to continue support for affordable child care programs.

Continue Momentum to Address Human Trafficking Epidemic

On July 24, the House of Representatives passed a new slate of sex trafficking legislation. Urge the Senate to continue this momentum and join Hadassah in supporting the passage of legislation that supports victims of both sex and labor trafficking, and penalizes all those profiting from the trafficking enterprise.

Updated: Support LGBT Employment Non-Discrimination Act

On July 21, President Obama signed an executive order barring discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. However, this is only a first step. Urge your Representatives to support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act!

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!

Support Paid Sick Days

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!

Speak out for Reproductive Rights

Learn how Hadassah is taking a stand and what you can do to support reproductive rights!

Raise the Minimum Wage

On April 30, the Senate vote for the Fair Minimum Wage Act failed. Tell Congress why this legislation is so crucial.

Prevent a Nuclear Iran

On December 20, a bi-partisan group of Senators introduced the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act. Urge your elected officials to pass this curtial Iran sanctions legislations.

Advocate for Gun Control

It has been over a year and a half since 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!

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.

 
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