The current administration has rolled back programs designed to deliver equality between genders and reduced federal civil rights prosecutions in cases of gender-based hostility. The National Women's Law Center is ramping up their efforts to defend women's rights and fight back against the federal government's now ambivalent (at best) or malevolent efforts. They've assembled a great set of actions on their site that can be supported: nwlc.org/take-action/.
On Tuesday, October 31st and Wednesday, November 1st, the Obama Foundation is holding a Summit bringing together community leaders from Chicago and around the world including the former Prime Minister of Italy, the founder of Chobani yogurt, and Chance the Rapper who will be creative directing the closing event. You can read more about the event and sign up to be able to live stream it online: www.obama.org/summit/
The devastation of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria is still taking its toll on Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and more. This past weekend, former presidents Carter, Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Obama led a benefit concert for the victims of the hurricanes. You can donate to support their efforts at OneAmericaAppeal.org.