Chairwoman Maloney to Join ERA Coalition, Congressional Leaders at Press Conference Pushing for Certification of Equal Rights Amendment

Oct 19, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. (October 19, 2021)—On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. ET, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, will join the ERA Coalition, Actor and Activist Alyssa Milano, and congressional leaders in calling for the Equal Rights Amendment to be enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.

 

Immediately following the press conference, at 10 a.m. ET, the Committee will hold a hearing entitled, “The Equal Rights Amendment:  Achieving Constitutional Equality for All” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of House passage of the ERA and examine the final steps necessary to certify and publish the ERA as the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

 

WHAT:  

 

Chairwoman Maloney to join ERA Coalition, Actor and Activist Alyssa Milano, and Members of Congress at press conference pushing for certification of ERA

 

WHEN:

Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. ET

 

WHERE:

House Triangle, East Front of the Capitol

WHO:    

 

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney

Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform

Rep. Lois Frankel

Co-Chair, Democratic Women’s Caucus

 

Rep. Brenda Lawrence

Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform

Co-Chair, Democratic Women’s Caucus

 

Rep. Jackie Speier

Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform
Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus

 

Sen. Ben Cardin

 

Ms. Carol Jenkins

President, ERA Coalition

 

The Honorable Jennifer McClellan

Virginia State Senator

 

Ms. Alyssa Milano

Actor and ERA Advocate

 

Ms. Bamby Salcedo

President, TransLatin@ Coalition

Board Member, ERA Coalition 

 

Ms. Eleanor Smeal

Founder and President, Feminist Majority Foundation

 

Additional Members of Congress and speakers

 

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Issues: 
117th Congress