For the 2019 session of the General Assembly, the following local governments, organizations, and businesses passed resolutions of support of Virginia ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.

By adopting a resolution in support of ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, local leaders and organizations are showing their support for constitutional equality and call on the Virginia Assembly to do the same. Adopting resolutions across the state can help us to show broad, bipartisan support. Please click here for more information on passing a resolution in your community, and please contact us if you are working on passing a resolution, we’d love to add you to the list below!

 

RESOLUTIONS AND SUPPORT

LocalityStatus
Accomack CountyPassed Resolution 
Alexandria City CouncilPassed Resolution and Included in Legislative Package
Albemarle CountyPassed Resolution
Arlington CountyAdded to Legislative Package
Big Stone Gap Town CouncilPassed Resolution
Blacksburg City CouncilPassed Resolution
Charlottesville City CouncilPassed Resolution
Chesapeake City CouncilPassed Resolution
Chesterfield CountyIn Process of Resolution. Contact the Board of Supervisors HERE
Dumfries Town CouncilPassed Resolution
Fairfax CountyPassed Resolution and Added to Legislative Package
Farmville Town CouncilPassed Resolution
Fredericksburg City CouncilIncluded in Legislative Package
Hampton City CouncilPassed Resolution
Harrisonburg City CouncilPassed Resolution
James City CountyPassed Resolution
Jonesville Town CouncilPassed Resolution
Loudoun CountyConsidered a Resolution
Manassas City CouncilPassed Resolution
Manassas ParkPassed Resolution
Montgomery CountyPassed Resolution and Added to Legislative Package
Newport News City CouncilPassed Resolution
Norfolk City CouncilPassed Resolution
Northampton CountyPassed Resolution
Page CountyPassed Resolution
Pennington Town CouncilPassed Resolution
Powhatan CountyPassed Resolution
Portsmouth CityPassed Resolution
Prince Edward CountyPassed Resolution
Prince George CountyPassed Resolution
Prince William CountyConsidered Resolution
Radford City CouncilPassed Resolution
Richmond City CouncilPassed Resolution
Roanoke City CouncilPassed Resolution and Added to Legislative Package
Scottsville Town CouncilPassed Resolution
Shenandoah CountyPassed Resolution
Staunton City CouncilAdded to Legislative Package
Suffolk City CouncilPassed Resolution
Vienna Town CouncilPassed Resolution
Virginia Beach City CouncilPassed Resolution
OtherStatus
Alliance for a Progressive VirginiaPassed Resolution
American Association of University Women (AAUW) of VirginiaSelected as top legislative priority for 2019
American Bar AssociationLetter of support to Virginia leadership
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of VirginiaSelected as top legislative priority for 2019
Arlington Civic Federation
(Citizens Group)
Passed Resolution
Arlington County Commission for the Status of WomenPassed Resolution
Arlington County Democratic CommitteePassed Resolution
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Virginia Social Action Task Force)Selected as top legislative priority for 2019
Democratic Party of VirginiaPassed a Resolution
Fairfax County Council PTAPassed Resolution
Fairfax County Federation of Civic AssociationsPassed Resolution
George Mason University Student SenatePassed Resolution
League of Women Voters of VirginiaSelected as top legislative priority for 2019
Madison County Democratic CommitteePassed Resolution
Manassas and Manassas Park Cities Democratic CommitteePassed Resolution
Muslim Community Center of ChesterfieldPassed Resolution
National Coalition of 100 Black Women (Prince William Chapter)Passed Resolution
National Congress of Black Women, Metro Richmond Area ChapterPassed Resolution
National Congress of Black Women, Prince William ChapterPassed Resolution
Occoquan District Democratic CommitteePassed Resolution
Prince George Democratic CommitteePassed Resolution
Stafford County Democratic CommitteePassed Resolution
Virginia American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)Passed Resolution
Virginia Education AssociationPassed Resolution
Virginia Municipal LeagueAdded to Legislative Program
Virginia NAACP State ConferenceSelected as top legislative priority for 2019
Virginia National Organization for Women (NOW)Selected as top legislative priority for 2019
Virginia Parent Teacher AssociationPassed Resolution
Virginia Poor People’s CampaignSelected as top legislative priority for 2019
Corporate SupportStatus
American College of Radiology, Reston, VALetters of Support to Virginia leadership
Biscayne Contractors, Arlington, VALetter of Support to Cox and Norment
Blue Horizons Travel, Inc. Arlington, VALetters of Support to Norment
Energy Shrink, LLC, McLean, VALetters of Support to Cox and Norment
Sandbox Collective, LLC, Richmond, VALetters of Support to Cox and Norment
The Strategic Peacock, Arlington, VALetter of Support to Cox and Norment
Bus Tour Sponsors 
McIntosh Foundation 
Equality Now 
Equal Means Equal