In 1923, Alice Paul, a leader of the women’s suffrage movement from Mount Laurel, New Jersey, introduced the Equal Rights Amendment in Seneca Falls, New York, the site of the first women’s rights convention in 1848. The proposed amendment would guarantee that the rights affirmed by the United States Constitution are held equally by all citizens without regard to their sex, and it was introduced to Congress that year and reintroduced in every subsequent session for half a century.
Crashing the Party
A New Generation of Progressive Democrats Stake Their Claim to the County Committee
Finding allies and opportunities for the growth of a progressive contingent on the committee, the Hudson County Progressive Alliance joined forces with local congressional advocacy group NJ-08 for Progress in 2019 to recruit, train and support a fresh batch of progressive candidates to re-shape the party committee for the politics of the 21st Century – pro-active, inclusive and action-oriented.