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Assembly’s anti-trafficking justice and prevention package offers real reform and victim relief
Earlier this week on the The Daily Show, Jon Stewart cited a new study from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) that predicts women won’t reach pay parity with men until 2058.
This year we are focused on passing the equal pay portion of the Women’s Equality Act which is coming up for a vote as early as the week of April 20! A separate bill –A6075/S1 – was introduced by Assembly member Michele Titus in March.
This is the symbolic day in 2015 when women’s salaries catch up to men’s earnings from 2014.
The 6th Annual NYS Women Inc Conference is scheduled for May 29-31, 2015 in Buffalo NY. Learn our accomplishments for this year and goals for next year. You’ll become re-vitalized; when you return to your chapter, plan on accomplishing great things!
Since June 1989, the NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) corporation has awarded 146 Fellowships ranging from $1000 to $1500 each to women enrolled in graduate study at New York State Colleges and Universities.
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NYS Women has a RFP for production of its quarterly newsletter - NIKE. Submissions are due by May 30th.
Women’s Day at the Fair is an opportunity for members of NYS Women, Inc. to network and share our mission.
The days luncheon speaker is US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
Chadwick Bay Chapter of NYS Women Inc. met on May 19th at the Fireside Manor to award our scholarships to non-traditional students. We were pleased to present Jacquelyn Sasso, of Fredonia and Kamie Fields of Dunkirk with $750 certificates. These scholarships are made possible by the Getaway Weekend held this past March at the Clarion Hotel.
Every year we put together our Caught in the Act slide show. This is a summary of what has gone on throughout all our Chapters in the past year. View the slide show>>
WHO WE ARE
NYS Women, Inc is a group of women, with Chapters all over NYS, of all ages representing a broad spectrum of industries, ages, and ethnicity. Since our Charter in 1919, we have promoted full participation, equality and economic self-sufficiency for all working women.