The Fair Pay Act In Action

By Tryce Czyczynska Nov 3, 2015 Thirty-nine billion dollars . . . is the collective total lost by women in California, annually, because of the existing pay gap between women and men in comparable jobs. Now we can bridge that gap because California has passed the toughest pay equity legislation in the nation with the […]

Hillary Clinton Raises the Bar with San Diego Fundraiser

By Tryce Czyczynska – Socio-Political Writer October 1, 2015 Invitations went so fast that some were turned away and a lot of furniture, even a piano, was moved to make room. San Diego is often the tail-end of the campaign trail for Democratic presidential candidates – but, Hillary Clinton set a new standard with her […]

Shattering the Ceiling in California and Beyond

Sunday, New York City woke up to find that the everyday images of women they were used to seeing on billboards, subway ads and magazine covers had been erased. The stunt, which occurred on International Women’s Day, was produced by the Clinton Foundation, in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and ad agency […]

Press Release: 2015 Board Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Run Women Run Announces New Board of Directors For more information, contact Jo Brooks, jobrooks@runwomenrun.org, 202-494-6933, mobile) or Hilary Nemchik, hnemchik@gmail.com, 928-699-8838. San Diego, February 24, 2015 Michelle Burton, President of Run Women Run, announced the Board of Directors for the non-partisan political group for 2015. Run Women Run was started in […]

2014 Election Results

November 6, 2014: The 2014 election was tough for many of our endorsed candidates. That is why it is so important to continue our work. Thank you to these women for having the courage to run in 2014: Betty Yee, State Controller–WON Susan Davis, U.S. Congress, 53rd District–WON Toni Atkins, California Assembly, 78th District–WON Shirley […]

Run Women Run Announces New Endorsements

San Diego, CA: Run Women Run, a San Diego non-partisan political action group, released its latest round of endorsements for the November 4, 2014 election. The endorsed candidates are: Carrie Anne Downey for Coronado City Council Catherine S. Blakespear for Encinitas City Council Consuelo Martinez for Escondido City Council, District One Elizabeth Saldaña for Imperial […]

Getting to Know Jo Brooks

What motivates me to work for Run Women Run? Reproductive rights have been a core issue for me as long as I can remember. We’re all products, to some extent, of our times and the circumstances in which we grew up. In my case, that was in Connecticut at a time when it was illegal […]

Run Women Run Hires Director of Operations

August 19, 2014: Run Women Run has hired Jo Brooks as the organization’s first Director of Operations, announced Michelle Burton, President of Run Women Run, a non-partisan membership organization focused on inspiring, recruiting, training, mentoring and supporting San Diego pro-choice women who seek elected or appointed offices. “Run Women Run has primarily been a volunteer […]

Run Women Run Supports Minimum Wage: Please “decline to sign.”

August 17, 2014: Income inequality in America is at an all-time high, and it continues to grow. Led by President Todd Gloria, the San Diego City Council, after careful study, passed a minimum wage ordinance that will raise the City’s minimum wage to $11.50 over a three-year period. (The state is currently at $9 and […]

Meet Myrtle Cole, Our Endorsed Candidate for San Diego City Council District 4

By Tanya Devernoe, RWR Communications Committee Myrtle Cole is the first African-American woman to serve on San Diego City Council and the first woman to represent the Fourth Council District.  She has worked in District 4 since 1977 and has lived in Roland for more than 20 years. She is tenacious, well-spoken, and relentless in […]