By Carmen Perez
I Helped Found the Women’s March. Jewish Women Are Essential in 2020.
My name is Carmen Perez. Three years ago I helped found the dynamic, intersectional movement that roared into being on January 21, 2017, the day of the largest mass protest in American history. The first Women’s March saw more than five million marchers of all backgrounds and gender identities come together for justice. It was…
Jewish Women Should Join Us At The Women’s March, Despite Our Mistakes
Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress in 1968 and the first black candidate on a major party’s presidential ticket in 1972, once famously quipped, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” Representing the voices of women that have been marginalized at the decision-making…
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