Citizen Directory for Elected Officials
(League of Women Voters of Southern Arizona)
National Organization for Women NOW's National page also links to the PAC site
CEDAW The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly
National Women's Law Center's website has a wealth of information on legal issues impacting women
Open Secret Website for the Center for Responsive Politics. Non-partisan, independent and nonprofit, the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
Vote Smart Check to see how your representatives have voted. Non-partisan. Fact checked. No money from special interests or corporations.
Feminist Current Webpage for the Feminist Current Podcast, lots of good articles and interviews.
Feminist Majority Website for the Feminist Majority LOTS of information
How To Canvass Effectively A good video of tips for canvassing from The Resistance School. More from the Resistance School here.
Coalitions and Like-Minded Organizations
Black Women's Task Force of Tucson: The Black Women's Task Force began through the Women's Commission in 1975. The Black Women's Task Force of Tucson is a non-profit organization which focuses on providing you with timely information on health, business, cultural events, a space to share stories and otherwise interact with the organization and other users. Mission Statement: Educate and empower women through support and networking for equality and success in the Tucson Community.
Las Adelitas: Las Adelitas were the women soldiers that fought alongside men during the Mexican revolution, these mujeres sacrificed their lives to fight for, and defend their beliefs. Today, the spirit and image of Las Adelitas has come to represent our broader struggles for social justice and equality. Las Adelitas Arizona has worked for over ten years to open up the political process for Latinas in our state. We have supported the personal and professional development of many women in our organization.
PFLAG Tucson: PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends.
Project Jigsaw: A child should never be without a permanent, loving home. Unfortunately, this is the reality for more than 17,000 children and youth in Arizona’s foster care system. We’ve come together with Equality Arizona to launch a collaborative community effort called Project Jigsaw: Connecting Every Child to a Loving Family. This grassroots campaign focuses on building a diverse coalition of Arizonans working together to create an environment where all couples, regardless of sexual orientation or gender, are provided the opportunity to build a loving family for amazing children.
Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF): SAAF is the only community-based organization in southern Arizona providing case management and ancillary support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families; culturally appropriate prevention and education programs to reduce the rate of infection; & LGBTQ community outreach & engagement.
Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA): SAGA is a non-profit organization that supports and advocates for southern Arizona’s community of trans identities: transsexual, transgender, genderqueer, masculine of center, feminine of center, non-binary, two-spirit, butch, femme, gender fluid, intersex, and ALL of us who are gender fabulous! We provide support groups, advocacy, community education, and training for businesses, service providers, and community members on how our allies can be supportive and inclusive.
Tucson Pride: Tucson Pride envisions a community of diverse, empowered and accepted individuals to live full and authentic lives, with the love and support of an understanding community. OUR MISSION To unify, celebrate and strengthen the LGBTQA+ community of Southern Arizona through advocacy, education, leadership and support.
YWCA: YWCA has been leading the fight for social and economic justice in Southern Arizona since 1917.