Category Archives: Go Run
Chicago Sun Times By Carol Marin December 2, 2009 Where the heck are the women? Just look at the current list of candidates running for statewide office. For governor? Seven Republicans, four Democrats and one Green? All men. For lieutenant governor? Six Republicans, six Democrats, all men. Secretary of state? All men again. Only Lisa […]
This past week, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women, girls, and families, has broadcast an online campaign in conjunction with New York ad agency The Concept Farm to reformulate the healthcare debate as a battle of the sexes. New advertisements, commercials, and public notices seem to appear weekly in response to the potential healthcare overhaul, and, with the NWLC’s tagline of “Being a woman is not a pre-existing condition,” non-profits, women’s health advocates, and Democratic senators have stepped-up the effort to revisit the healthcare debate as it relates to gender.
Marie Wilson / August 6, 2009 Earlier this summer, I traveled to my home state of Georgia to help train nearly 200 women to run for office. I was met with the customary excitement and energy that imbues our Go Run trainings – dozens of diverse women who are eager to learn from and with […]
Men wake up in the morning and ask themselves if they should run for president, while women need a drum roll and a draft before they even begin thinking about it. You took a proactive first step by coming to Go Run this weekend. Why did you decide to attend Go Run?
Few would challenge the notion that women are as able as men, if given the same opportunities and training. We can be–and have been–scientists and diplomats, CEOs and athletes, astronauts and soldiers. But, I think we also possess a different skill set, that we have a more collaborative style, build communities, focus on broader issues […]
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