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If you think black women deserve more than 63 cents to the dollar, join the
#BlackWomensEqualPay Day Twitter storm!

Would you like to work eight extra months just to get paid the same amount your co-workers get paid in a year? That’s the case for black women in the United States, who are paid 63 percent of what non-Hispanic, white men are paid. That’s worse than the national pay gap for all women working full time, year-round, who according to AAUW’s The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap are paid just 79 percent of what men are paid.

Help AAUW mark #BlackWomensEqualPay Day, the symbolic day when black women’s wages “catch up” to white men’s wages from the previous year. Join our Twitter storm on August 23, when we’ll explain the gender pay gap, including the impact of race; suggest solutions; and with your help, agitate for change.

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Time: 2-3 p.m. ET

Follow @AAUW and @AAUWPolicy and use hashtags #BlackWomensEqualPay and #EqualPay!

Women and families can’t wait for equal pay! Use the sample tweets and shareable images below to spread the word.

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New Orleans BPW Celebrates Woman of the Year!

The New Orleans BPW Club recently honoredtheir Woman of the Year nominee! Meet "Woman of the Year, Judge Tracey Flemings-Davallier
Judge Flemings-Davallier was honored at a luncheon at Smiley's Restaurant during National Business Women's Week.  Congratulations, Judge Flemings-Davalier!

The Honorable Judge Tracey Flemings-Davillier began her professional there much of her legal efforts were through volunteerism with the career in September 1994, as an attorney at Phelps Dunbar. While Pro Bono Project on various Juvenile Court matters, representing children who had been placed in the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services due to their abuse or neglect.


Judge Davillier was elected to the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court in February 2010.  She served as co-chair of the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiatives

Judge Davillier worked off the bench on various programs focusing on prevention, intervention, and rehabilitation of youth and on family-related services.

 Judge Davillier served on the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges as lead judge for the Juvenile Justice Model Court Project.,the Legal Orphans Ad Hoc Committee, the School Pathways Steering Committee, and the Project One - One Family/One Judge Committee.  In addition, she served on the Louisiana Sentencing Commission - Re-Entry Team /Education Task Force and the Louisiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.  Judge Davillier was a member of the first class of the Louisiana Judicial Leadership Institute (2011).

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