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Fair redistricting is pivotal to a fair democracy.
Members of Congress and state legislators are elected by voters who are grouped into districts, but populations change. Some districts grow in population, others don’t. To account for the change in residents and demographic shifts, every ten years, district lines are redrawn in a process called “redistricting” following the completion of the United States Census.
This article first appeared on The Solopreneur Journal. It's been republished here with the permission of writer Jessica Larson. You’ve heard it a thousand times: Networking is a vital part of doing business. Yada yada yada. If it comes naturally to you, that’s fantastic, and you can stop reading right now. But if you’re like me, it’s probably your least favorite part of being a solopreneur.
First introduced in 1923, it took until 1972—nearly half a century later—for the Equal Rights Amendment to finally get approved by Congress. The Equal Rights Amendment prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, filling any gaps left open by individual laws or non-binding legal precedents.
Nearly every worker will need to take time off at some point to provide care for themselves or their family members; however, many don’t because they can’t support themselves without earning an active income. In fact, despite numerous policy advances, only 19% of working Americans have access to paid family leave.
Politics is personal and policies affect our lives every single day. Take menstrual equity for example. Did you know that because menstrual products aren’t always accessible, young menstruators have to skip school and miss out on education?