Delawareans for the Equal Rights Amendment

Our Mission

Delaware ERANow is a coalition of women and men committed to advancing women’s equality and empowerment through passage and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the United States Constitutions. Delaware ERANow also supports passage of an ERA to Delaware’s constitution.

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Delaware ERANow’s Women’s Equality & Empowerment Fund is directed at building public awareness of the need for fair and equal treatment of women and girls under the law and promotes women’s empowerment through programs, such as Ready to Run® Delaware.

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Women belong in all places where decisions are being made….It shouldn’t be that women are the exception. Supreme Court Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ready to Run® Delaware (R2R DE) is a nonpartisan campaign training program to prepare women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign, or get involved in public life in other ways. The program will launch in October 2017. Delaware ERANow partners for R2R DE include the Delaware Commission for Women, Delaware Law School, and Mary Ann’s List. R2R DE is affiliated with the Center for American Women and Politics’ (CAWP) nationally recognized network of 20 state Ready to Run® programs.

Read more about Ready to Run® Delaware

JOIN Delaware ERANow’s campaign for passage and ratification of the ERA.

CONTACT your Congressional representatives and urge them to co-sponsor newly introduced ERA legislation.

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See USA Today interview with Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester

Support  Rep. Valerie Longhurst’s Delaware House Bill 1 prohibiting employers from asking about a prospective employee’s salary history until after negotiations are completed.

Support HB 5 – Equal Rights Amendment to Delaware Constitution.