Webinars & Presentations

This webinar explores how gender justice policiesfrom equal pay and workplace harassment protections to comprehensive health coverage to more counselors in schools to affordable, high-quality child careare essential to our economy and communities now more than ever. National and state policy experts and advocates discuss challenges in advancing these policies, including state budget concerns, and strategies for overcoming these barriers.   


Speakers include: 

  • Kyra Miller, State Policy & Outreach Manager, Child Care, National Women’s Law Center  

  • Samir Tanna, Director of Public Policy and Community Engagement, Illinois Action for Children 

  • Mara Gandal-Powers, Director of Birth Control Access, National Women’s Law Center  

  • Sabrina Bernadel, Education & Workplace Justice Fellow, National Women’s Law Center  

  • Andrea Johnson, Director of State Policy, Workplace Justice & Cross-Cutting Initiatives, National Women’s Law Center  

  • Jon Whiten, Director of State Communications, Center on Budget Policies & Priorities 

To recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis, state policymakers must center the needs of women, especially Black women, Indigenous women, and other women of color–at work, at school, at home, and in their communities. ThRebuilding Stronger: State Playbook for Gender Justice is a resource for state and local legislators and advocates that includes policy briefs laying out policy elements, talking points, and data to help advance a gender justice-forward COVID recovery at the state level as well as cross-cutting policy agendas, including: 

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