Social Media, Youth Voting, Repro Rights and More

Posted on March 13, 2019

Transgender Equality Task Force Act: Based on legislation enacted in New Jersey, the Transgender Equality Task Force Act commissions a study to assess legal and societal barriers to equality and provide recommendations to the legislature or council.

How to message in social media: Donald Trump uses social media to rile up his base and insult his opponents. Should you emulate him? Perhaps it would be smarter to craft your social media as if you were always trying to persuade. For the whys and hows, read the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

Legislation to expand registration and voting access to younger voters: Friday, March 29 @2pm Eastern. This webinar, by the Fair Elections Center, includes measures like on-campus registration and voting, student ID for voting, preregistration of 17-year-olds, and more. To register for the webinar, click here.

2019 Best & Worst States for Women: For Women’s History Month, WalletHub compared state rankings across 24 indicators of quality of life for women. Minnesota, Massachusetts, North Dakota, New York and Connecticut ranked best; Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Arkansas and Alabama ranked worst.

How and Why to Expand Palliative Care: The Center for Palliative Care has a brand-new state policy toolkit that includes background, policy, messaging and organizing.

Latest Repro Rights Report: In 2019 there will be more proactive “abortion out loud” bills introduced in state legislatures than in any prior year—ever. See the Repro Rights Report here.