For Immediate Release
As Voters Head to Caucuses in Las Vegas, Mobile Billboards on the Strip Highlight How Women Are Losing in Nevada
Billboards to Tour the Strip in Las Vegas, Highlight Impact of Politicians’ Votes Against Equal Pay, Paid Family Leave and Access to Planned Parenthood
LAS VEGAS - As voters in Nevada head to the polls for the Republican presidential caucus, giant mobile billboards will be traversing the strip in Las Vegas, showing voters the realities that women in their State face each day. The billboard, which is funded by UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, is part of a larger campaign to elevate issues of equal pay, minimum wage increases, and paid family leave as well as expose the ongoing attacks on women's health and economic security ahead of the 2016 election.
VIEW THE BILLBOARD TRUCK HERE:https://www.flickr.com/photos/79559505@N06/albums/72157664190472051
VIEW THE BILLBOARD AD COPY HERE:http://act.weareultraviolet.org/sign/women_nevada
“Voters need to know that women and families in Nevada are losing,” said Shaunna Thomas, co-founder of UltraViolet. “In such a contentious election landscape fueled by anti-women rhetoric, our members want to know what these candidates are going to do to address the status of women in Nevada. In a state where nearly 1 in 5 women lives in poverty, opposing raising the wage and ending the wage gap is more than bad politics—it does actual harm to women in Nevada.”
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UltraViolet is an online community of over 550,000 women and men who want to take collective action to expose and fight sexism in the public sector, private sector and the media. Find out more at WeAreUltraViolet.org