Adam Zimmerman


Work by Adam Zimmerman

Equal Education Opportunities at Risk in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana contains 64 parishes; one of them is named Vermilion. If you’re not a bayou state native, you’ve probably never heard of it. But if you care […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   July 16, 2010

Recess Appointments – What Do They Mean?

Earlier this week, the White House announced that President Barack Obama would be making a recess appointment of Donald Berwick to run the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. While […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 09, 2010

The Godmother of Title IX

AAUW has spent the better part of the last 90 years fighting to achieve gender pay equity for American women. We like to believe that we are as well-versed in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 01, 2010

Giving Men the Gift of Pay Equity

Yes, you read that correctly. A couple of weeks before my bar mitzvah, my parents and I went to our rabbi’s home to discuss the big day. One of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 14, 2010

Happy Birthday, Women’s Bureau!

When it comes to the history of American women, 1920 was a seminal year. That August, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — the granting of women’s suffrage — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   June 04, 2010

Paid Sick Days in the Courts

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is emerging as a significant bellwether in the fight for paid sick days. In a case that could have significant implications in the battle for paid leave for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 25, 2010

Happy Birthday, Department of Education

This month, the U.S. Department of Education celebrates 30 years as a stand-alone cabinet agency. It may seem hard to believe in 2010, but there was considerable opposition to its […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 07, 2010

A Victory for Title IX

April is perhaps the greatest month in the sports calendar. Among other things, you’ve got Opening Day and the start of a new MLB season, the beginning of the NHL […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   April 21, 2010

Dorothy Height’s Legacy

If you’re looking for someone to provide proper perspective on and due justice to the life of Dorothy Height, who died this morning at age 98, please accept my apology […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   April 20, 2010

The State of the Union

Yesterday, a national leader stood before America and, in a presentation designed to generate both thought and excitement, proceeded to explain his plan for revitalizing America. But enough about Steve […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 28, 2010