#WhatWomenNeed is to have all of us back them up: when they fight for a #livingwage, when they demand #equalpay, when they plan their family.

is to have all of us back them up: when they fight for a , when they demand , when they plan their family.

On Human Trafficking Awareness Day, take action to end trafficking by contacting your Member of Congress in support of the Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act. #humantrafficking

Tomorrow, CAST Los Angeles will be partnering with Catholic Sisters and other community partners to host “Walk 4 Freedom” to mark National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. If you are in Los Angeles hope you can join them. The march begins at 9am in Koreatown.

Looking forward to meeting all future women leaders this Saturday at Emerge California training in Oakland. If you’re a woman interested in running for office visit www.emergeca.org for future training sessions.

As cuts to SNAP continue to be considered, share your opposition by calling, emailing or tweeting your Member of Congress today!‪#‎NoSNAPCuts‬ ‪#‎FarmBill‬ ‪#‎TalkPoverty‬

50 years ago, LBJ declared the #WarOnPoverty. Today, the fight is far from over. Here is where we stand. 

Did you see the Donate Life America float in the Rose Bowl Parade? One of the volunteers for it was a friend of mine.

1. Hear that family’s touching and important story below. 
2. Ask yourself why California has one of the lowest donor registration rates in the country, forcing this family to leave the state to save Pat’s life: http://donatelife.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/DLA_ReportCardFinal_2013.pdf

3. Take action: http://donatelifecalifornia.org/ 

1, 2, 3. That simple.

Wishing you a very happy New Year! Here’s to a 2014 of working together to achieve progressive victories!

Wishing you a very happy New Year! Here’s to a 2014 of working together to achieve progressive victories!

Wishing you and your family a Happy Holiday and healthy New Year!

Wishing you and your family a Happy Holiday and healthy New Year!