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#WeMatter on Women's Equality Day: Tweet Storm at 1PM and 9PM

From our friends at Family Values at Work
Today we celebrate the 19th amendment, when Congress stopped denying women the right to vote. Of course for decades, women of color were still denied access to the polls. August 26th is about all women who continue to raise their voices in the face of injustice – who say, pay attention, we matter!

Today, women across the country are standing up and speaking to lawmakers with a similar message: #WeMatter
We are women and families, and the changes we need matter.
Women’s economic security matters.
Our votes matter.
We matter.

Pay attention, those running for office. #Wematter isn’t just a hashtag; it’s notice to elected officials that there’s a linked policy agenda that values families and the work they do. And we’re watching. But we can’t do it without you. To raise the floor and remove the barriers for all women and families, we need your help. Here’s what you can do. Ask two friends to sign up to get involved in local, state and national…