Video: WLP Explains Your Rights Regarding Sexual Harassment in Pennsylvania

From the Women’s Law Project (http://www.womenslawproject.org/): Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol Tracy recently appeared on “At Issue,” a news program that airs Sundays on NBC10 in the Philadelphia market. Tracy discussed the Weinstein story, the culture shift happening in the … Continued

5 Things You Should Know About DACA Youth, the Trump Administration and Congress

Posted at https://www.clasp.org/blog/5-things-you-should-know-about-daca-youth-trump-administration-and-congress By Kisha Bird A little over a month ago, the Trump administration announced it was rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Since 2012, DACA has provided work authorization and temporary relief from deportation to approximately 800,000 young … Continued

Victims of Human Trafficking Are Not Criminals—Act to Protect Them

From UUPLAN (http://www.uuplan.com/): The Council supports SB 554 – Safe Harbor in Human Trafficking.  This bill would send minors who are victims of sex trafficking to treatment rather than prosecuting them. The bill was introduced by Senator Greenleaf and has … Continued

Lancaster Against Pipelines Members Arrested Blocking Pipeline—What’s Next?

From Lancaster Against Pipelines (http://www.wearelancastercounty.org/): On Monday, twenty-three courageous members of our movement were arrested in front of an excavator on land belonging to the Adorers of the Blood of Christ in West Hempfield Township. Those arrested ranged in age … Continued

DeVos Says Department of Education Will “Replace the Current Approach” to Sexual Misconduct at Schools

From the Women’s Law Project (http://www.womenslawproject.org/): The Department of Education will “replace the current approach” to addressing sexual misconduct at schools that receive federal funding, according to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. In recent remarks, DeVos repeatedly stated that “the current … Continued

DeVos Will Roll Back Obama-Era Protections for Victims of Campus Sexual Assault

Published on Friday, September 08, 2017 by Diane Ravitch’s Blog “Her stance seems likely to discourage rape victims from coming forward, since doing so is already hazardous and puts them at risk of ostracism.” By Diane Ravitch “Given that she … Continued