From a technological standpoint, Chris Merrill, a transparency advocate and director of the Equality State Policy Center, called the special session a success.
ESPC Senior Policy Advisor Jen Simon tackles a a central issue with policy and governance: We get the policy we get based on the personal experiences of the people we elect.
Even though we’ll be talking Special Session at the inaugural People’s Review: LIVE! on Thursday, we wanted to be sure you had a little bit of information about what happened at the unprecedented virtual Special Session over the weekend. Why did they have a special session? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act enacted March 27, 2020 (H.R. 748) …
What is it? On the third Thursday of every month, the People’s Review: LIVE! will offer vital information to ensure transparent government, fair elections, and thriving communities. The People’s Review: LIVE is an ongoing, interactive, highly accessible, low-cost way for people across Wyoming to engage with ESPC’s mission, Wyoming’s government, pressing current events, subject matter experts, and each other. Join us to …
The Equality State Policy Center and our 30 member organizations throughout Wyoming wish to thank you and your staff for your ongoing work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and your office’s dedication to protecting the integrity of our elections during these challenging times.
The Gender Lens Project presents policy decisions that can improve our households, better our communities, fix the cracks in the systems and ensure a thriving future.
What bills passed? What bills failed? What do those bills mean for women? Join Tara Muir and Jen Simon to break it all down!
ESPC works closely with the Wyoming Coalition for Healthy Retirement (WCHR). Sometimes, that work aligns closely with the Gender Lens Project. Find out how the two efforts intersect!
Our systems still force the choice between work and family — and still endlessly encourage women in particular to seek “work/life balance” (whether it exists or not). And that is why it is time for a shift in conversation about the value that caregiving confers on all of us.