Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Women Leaders Chart Progress of Gender Justice on 50th Anniversary of Title IX

Top women leaders examined the progress of gender justice during a panel discussion sponsored by Mount St. Mary’s University and The Representation Project on June 29. Billed as “50 Years of Title IX,” the speakers shared insight on the legislation enacted in 1972 to prohibit sex-based discrimination in any school or education program that receives federal funding.

Gov. Says No More Tax on Diapers and Tampons, Period

Yes, it got a little Hollywood upstate in Sacramento Tuesday.  A stage decorated with props – jumbo boxes of pampers and tampons – helped Gov. Gavin Newsom tell the story of his plan to eliminate sales taxes on diapers and other menstrual products over the next two years; the policy would be subject to renewal by the legislature after that. 

Justice on Trial Film Festival to Feature 12 Social Justice Films, Guest Appearances from Jennifer Siebel Newsom, David Arquette, Authors Asha Bandele & Donna Hylton

“Building Justice,” a film by Ultan Guilfoyle about architect Frank Gehry’s work with students studying the inhumanity of prison design, and “The Real Background Check,” an animated short by ANWOL co-director Tiffany Johnson, will also make their debuts at the film festival.