EMILY’s List and Partners to Host Major Candidate Training on January 22nd
EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, today announced that it will hold a candidate training on January 22nd for approximately 500 women interested in running for office who will be attending the Women’s March on Washington. The training will be hosted by EMILY’s List in partnership with the Latino Victory Fund, the Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute, the New American Leaders Project, Higher Heights for America, and Emerge America. It will take place in downtown Washington, D.C. and is part of EMILY’s List’s national effort to recruit, train, and elect Democratic women to office at all levels of government.
EMILY’s List Responds to Gov. Kasich Signing 20-Week Abortion Ban
Today Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a law banning abortions after 20 weeks, without exceptions for survivors of rape or incest. This is the 18th restriction on abortion rights that Kasich has enacted as governor. In response, Jess O’Connell, executive director of EMILY’s List, released the following statement: