Parity on Board legislation reported favorably out of committee

Parity on Board legislation reported favorably out of committee

On October 28, 2019, less than a month after receiving a hearing in front of the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, YW Boston’s Parity on Board legislation received a favorable report out of committee. The bill, now known as An Act to...
Parity On Board coalition testifies at the State House

Parity On Board coalition testifies at the State House

On October 2, 2019, The Parity on Board Coalition took to the State House to testify before the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight in favor of An Act to ensure gender parity on public boards and commissions (H.2711/S.1878). The Parity on...
State needs to catch up on racial and gender equity

State needs to catch up on racial and gender equity

By Beth Chandler, President & CEO of YW Boston Studies predict that by the year 2045 there will be no racial or ethnic majority in the United States. Some argue this will happen even sooner. More than ever, leaders across the state are recognizing the importance...