ESPC’s Proposal to Improve the Ethics & Disclosure Act

May 4, 2020 Joint Judiciary Interim Committee RE: Proposed Improvements to the Wyoming Ethics and Disclosure Act Dear Chairman Nethercott, Chairman Kirkbride, and members of the Joint Judiciary Interim Committee: As requested, here is the Equality State Policy Center’s proposal for improving the Wyoming Ethics and Disclosure Act. We believe the language in 9-13-106 of …

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2020 Budget Session Breakdown

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’s Letter to Management Council on Transparency

April 21, 2020 Re: Making Management Council Meeting Materials Available to the Public & Allowing for More Public Participation Dear President Perkins, Speaker Harshman, and esteemed Members of the Wyoming State Legislature’s Management Council: The Equality State Policy Center and our 30 member organizations throughout Wyoming wish to thank you for your ongoing work in …

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Equity State: April 15, 2020

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.

SHAPE Wyoming

A good government is transparent and accessible—and it relies on robust civic engagement. Through our SHAPE Wyoming grassroots lobbyist training, we help regular people learn how to navigate and effectively engage with elected officials on the issues they care about most.

Civic Engagement

A good government is transparent and accessible—and relies on robust civic engagement. Through ESPC’s trainings—SHAPE Wyoming for grassroots lobbyists and RUN Wyoming for candidates—we help Wyomingites navigate and engage with elected officials on the issues they care about most. SHAPE Wyoming RUN Wyoming The People’s Review: LIVE!

Accountability

As a foundational element of our democracy, accountability is often talked about but rarely put into action. When present, our elected officials are responsible to the people they represent. When absent, the integrity and stability of our government is threatened. The power of our government resides in the hands of the people, not the government. …

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Advocacy

Wyoming’s government isn’t always transparent or accessible to the people. Consequently, we use advocacy to support and guide them through the democratic process. We start at the the grassroots level by educating, empowering, and mobilizing people to take action on the issues affecting them the most. Effective advocacy provides a platform to elevate and amplify …

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