The Maryland Women's Law Center is a leading voice for justice and equity for women, advocating for physical security, economic security, and reproductive freedom. The organization focuses on promoting economic justice, affordable and equitable health care, civil rights, and reproductive freedom for women who face the greatest barriers, including women of color, women with the lowest incomes, women with disabilities, and transgender women. Jocelyn Frye is the president of the National Association for Women (26% Families). Under her leadership, the Maryland Judicial Help Center provides limited and free legal services to those who are not represented by an attorney.
Erin has a bachelor's degree in English literature and women's and gender studies from the University of Virginia, and a master's degree in public health with a specialization in community health from George Mason University. Prior to working at LAPA, Sarah served as director of development at the National Council of Jewish Women in New York, where she helped this 125-year-old organization update and improve its fundraising strategies and systems, resulting in an increase in individual donations by 68% and institutional funding by 60%. Sharita Gruberg is Vice President of Economic Justice at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where she leads the economic justice team by providing experience and intellectual leadership in research, promotion and policy work around many of the thematic areas that the organization has led in its 50-year history. The organization collaborates with the health justice team in its campaign for access to abortion and a better health system focused on equity in underserved communities; it also contributes to the economic justice team's goal of approving a national paid family and medical leave program and to promote other policies that support women at work.
Minouche Kandel is a senior attorney for the ACLU of Southern California and signer of the summary of lawyer stories presented in the June case of Medical Services vs. Medical Services. Shaina earned her doctorate, master's degree in social work and bachelor's degree in gender studies on women (26%) at Washington University in St. Louis.
Legal research on topics such as the rights of people with disabilities, reproductive justice, and workers' rights has appeared in publications such as the National Lawyers Guild Review; the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law; and the UCLA Women's Law Journal. Ethan Gonder is the development database administrator for the National Partnership for Women & Families, where he leads the team in preparing and refining development processes, produces reports on various data points within Salesforce, and participates in the strategic planning and implementation of all fundraising activities and events. Stephanie graduated from the University of Maryland-College Park with a major in family science and a major in human development. In her spare time, you can find Marissa reading with her cat Ivy, baking challahs, or working on her homemade hot sauce Female Rage.
Elaine Cavazos is a psychotherapist specializing in the perinatal period and clinical director of Psychiatry and Reproductive Counseling in Austin. She helps people who have experienced medical trauma due to pregnancy loss or other issues related to reproductive rights. Female lawyers in Capitol Heights, Maryland are dedicated to protecting reproductive rights for all women. They are committed to advocating for physical security, economic security, civil rights, equitable health care access, paid family leave programs, disability rights protection, workers' rights promotion, access to abortion services, medical trauma counseling services, and more.
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