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Winnie Stachelberg Archives

Dorothy Height’s Legacy: Stand Together

Winnie Stachelberg reflects on the life of civil rights leader Dorothy Height and what lessons she can offer those fighting for equality today.

by Winnie Stachelberg | Thursday, April 29, 2010

The First Pro-Equality Bill in Over a Decade

Congress this week has the best opportunity in 11 years to send a clear message that it does not tolerate hate crimes, writes Winnie Stachelberg.

by Winnie Stachelberg | Thursday, July 16, 2009

Moving Toward Equality for Federal Employees

Statement from Winnie Stachelberg applauds the Obama administration's first steps on domestic partner benefits and offers suggestions on ways forward.

by Winnie Stachelberg | Wednesday, June 17, 2009

California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 8

Winnie Stachelberg weighs in on the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold the ballot initiative, which bans same-sex unions in the state.

by Winnie Stachelberg | Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Standing Together Against Hate

Lawmakers are poised to stand by the GLBT community by passing legislation to add sexual orientation to hate crime protections, write Mark Shields and Winnie Stachelberg.

by Mark Shields and Winnie Stachelberg | Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Steps Toward Equality

John Berry's confirmation for director of the Office of Personnel Management could lead to a more open and tolerant federal workplace, write Winnie Stachelberg and Josh Rosenthal.

by Winnie Stachelberg and Josh Rosenthal | Thursday, March 26, 2009

One Simple Step for Equality

book_alt2 icon Report States prove that the federal government can offer domestic partner benefits with ease, write Winnie Stachelberg, Josh Rosenthal, and Claire Stein-Ross.

by Winnie Stachelberg, Josh Rosenthal, Claire Stein-Ross | Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Help When It’s Needed: Economic Downturn Requires Targeted Action

Congress should swiftly address the economic hardships facing many Americans today. The supplemental spending bill to fund the Iraq war is the place to do so.

by Sarah Rosen Wartell and Winnie Stachelberg | Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Taking on Hate Crimes

Measure under consideration in Congress, and under fire from President Bush, would make a long-needed update to federal hate crime law.

by Winnie Stachelberg and Josh Rosenthal | Monday, December 3, 2007

One Inch at a Time

Winnie Stachelberg emphasizes the precedents for moving forward on, and building from, change. Even if compromising isn’t the perfect solution.

by Winnie Stachelberg | Monday, October 22, 2007

Standing Up Against Hate Crimes

Winnie Stachelberg explains that hate crimes may be inflicted against individual communities, but they send ripples across communities nationwide.

by Winnie Stachelberg | Thursday, April 12, 2007

Winnie Stachelberg

Winnie Stachelberg is the Executive Vice President for External Affairs at American Progress. Stachelberg is a member of the American Progress Executive Committee, helping to develop and drive the strategic direction of American Progress’s multi-issue progressive agenda. Since joining American Progress in 2006, she has worked to expand and deepen American Progress’s reach and influence […]

| Thursday, August 17, 2006