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Women of Valor: action in government

Women of Valor: action in government

Elections in November highlighted the incredible accomplishments of several women featured in our Women of Valor: Interfaith Actions for Social Justice guide. These women were some of the first of their faith to be elected to office in the United States, and they have used their platforms to advocate for women’s rights and social justice. Select their name to access interactive digital timelines that tell their stories and struggles, as well as suggestions for further reading on their lives and work. Mazie Hirono won reelection for a second term as Hawaii’s Democratic senator this November. Hirono was born in Japan and immigrated to Honolulu, Hawaii as child, where she grew up in relative poverty. She has served in the Hawaii … Continued