Lead Organizations

American Association of University Women

With 1000 local branches and 800 university partners, the AAUW is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls since their founding in 1881.

Alice Paul Institute

The Alice Paul Institute educates the public about the life and work of Alice Stokes Paul, and offers heritage and girls’ leadership development programs at Paulsdale, her home and a National Historic Landmark. Alice Paul led the final fight to get women the vote and wrote the Equal Rights Amendment.

Communications Consortium Media Center

We are a public interest media center dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations use media and new technologies as tools for public education and policy change.

ERA Education Project

The ERA Education Project was created by actress and activist Kamala Lopez to raise public awareness about the need to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Feminist Majority Foundation

The FMF was created to develop bold, new strategies and programs to advance women´s equality, non-violence, economic development, and, most importantly, empowerment of women and girls in all sectors of society.

National Congress of Black Women

The NCBW is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the educational, political and cultural development of African American women and youth. Currently, NCBW trains women for leadership and decision-making positions in government, nonprofit organizations and the private sector.

National Council of Women’s Organizations

The NCWO is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit coalition that represents over 12 million women across the United States. Our 200 member organizations collaborate through substantive policy work and grassroots activism to address issues of concern to women and their families.

National Network to End Domestic Violence

The NNEDV was founded more than 15 years ago to be the leading voice for survivors of domestic violence and their allies. NNEDV provides training and assistance to the statewide and territorial coalitions against domestic violence. It also furthers public awareness.

Legal Momentum

Legal Momentum leads action for the legal rights of women. Our targeted litigation, education, policy advocacy, and research help to shape the laws and policies that affect gender equality and ensure that they are properly implemented and enforced. Click the icons at right for details of our programs in key areas.

National Equal Rights Amendment Alliance


National Organization for Women

As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights. NOW is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States, with hundreds of thousands of contributing members and more than 500 local and campus affiliates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

National Women’s Political Caucus

Founded in 1971, the NWPC is the oldest national organization dedicated exclusively to increasing women’s participation in all areas of political and public life – as elected and appointed officials, as delegates to national party conventions, as judges in the state and federal courts, and as lobbyists, voters and campaign organizers – regardless of political party.

Young Women’s Christian Association

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA represents 2 million women, girls and their families in the United States and 25 million women worldwide. The YWCA has almost 250 associations across the United States. YWCAs can also be found in more than 100 countries.

Founded on February 19, 2012,® held an unprecedented 55 rallies across the country on April 28, 2012, in answer to the political climate that disregarded the rights and equality of women. Our online structure allows® to work face to face virtually, in real time across all time zones, and gives us the ability to react to situations and legislation within minutes.

In the 1970s The Equal Rights Amendment failed to be ratified by 3 states before the June 30, 1982 deadline. works to help states pass the ERA in their own constitution.

We Are Woman

We Are Woman is a national advocacy group dedicated to protecting human rights and improving the lives of women and families through collaboration, advocacy, education and outreach by building a network of community members, volunteer agencies, grassroots and larger organizations that work together as a unified force for positive change.

ERA Coalition

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would expressly prohibit discrimination against girls and women on the basis of sex.

Open Colleges

With over 100 years’ experience and more than 700,000 students educated, Open Colleges is Australia’s leader in online learning.

Member Organizations

A Better Balance

Equality Now


Veteran Feminists of America

A Call to Men

ERA Once and For All

National Association of Social Workers

Alliance for Justice

Federally Employed Women

National Council of Jewish Women

Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts

American Medical Women’s Association



Center for Reproductive Rights

MANA, A National Latina Organization

Third Wave Fund

Women’s Environment and Development Org

Church Women United, Inc.

Military Rape Crisis Center

United Methodist Women

Women’s Media Center

Clearing House on Women’s Issues

Mormons for the ERA

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce

YWCA-Central Carolinas

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women

Ms. Foundation for Women


National Council of Women of the United States

Women’s Business Development Center

The BETTY Effect

Illinois NOW


Women’s Center for Ethics in Action


League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area

Secular Women

Women’s City Club of New York

Center for Women Policy Studies

Katrina’s Dream

Society for Women’s Health Research

Women Donors Network