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Pennsylvania Commissions Jointly Issue Statement Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Pennsylvania Commissions on Women, African American, Latino, Asian Pacific American and LGBTQ Affairs, overseen by Gov. Tom Wolf, released a joint statement today honoring the life and work of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Moriah Hathaway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women, stated: “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a champion for women and…

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Pa. Commissions: Pass Bill to End LGBTQ Discrimination in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, joined by the Commissions on African American Affairs, Latino Affairs, Asian Pacific American Affairs, and Women, sent a letter to the General Assembly last week urging passage of legislation to amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA) to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. A landmark U.S.…

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Gov. Wolf, Commission on Latino Affairs Release Statements on Upholding of DACA Program

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling halting the shutdown of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Gov. Tom Wolf released the following statement: “Today’s Supreme Court ruling will provide some comfort to the nearly 800,000 American immigrants who faced deportation, as well as their loved ones,” said Gov. Wolf. “Many of…

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Pennsylvania Commissions Jointly Issue Statement Defending our First Amendment Right to Protest and Air Grievances

The Pennsylvania Commissions on African American, Latino, Asian Pacific American, Women and LGBTQ Affairs, overseen by Gov. Tom Wolf, released a joint statement today honoring the memory of George Floyd and other Americans of color who have lost their lives to police violence, and denouncing indoctrinated racism, bigotry and sanctioned violence. “In the wake of…

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Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs Encourages Latino Community to Keep Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) was established to advise the governor on issues facing the growing Latino community in Pennsylvania. During this pandemic, the commission has been working to ensure that the Latino community around the state is aware of and understands the mitigation actions that the Wolf Administration has taken to…

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