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We are a non-profit state federation. Our membership includes women and men of every age, race, religion, political party and socio-economic background. We are a leading advocate on work-life balance and workplace equity issues.

In this section, you will read recent news releases and advocacy concerns as well as view our opinion editorials and letters to the editor. Members of the press who are writing about issues of concern to working women are encouraged to contact our Communications Committee at [email protected].

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Athena Military Women’s Initiative News

Athena Military Women’s Initiative News

Author: Communications Committee/Thursday, July 30, 2020/Categories: General

News about women veterans is arriving often in this Chair’s mailbox.  My goal is to keep NYS Women, Inc. members informed, and my hope is that with President Jacquie Shellman’s support and enthusiasm, you may just find something that sparks interest and action ideas from these monthly Committee messages.  

Do you want to light up the face of a special Veteran? Have you been wondering how to tell your Veteran they are special to you? VA’s #VeteranOfTheDay social media feature is an opportunity to highlight your Veteran and his/her service. Do you know a veteran (female or male) you could nominate?

#VeteranOfTheDay on 07/01/2020 was Air Force Veteran, Kim Reid, who served as a knowledge operations manager in Afghanistan, Iraq and Qatar. Kim Reid served in the Air Force as a knowledge operations manager from February 2006 to November 2012.   

VA offers debt relief to Veterans through year’s end

07/17/2020 05:01 PM EDT
(VA this month announced its commitment to extend debt relief to Veterans adversely impacted by COVID-19 to the end of 2020 by suspending certain debt collection actions. The department recognizes Veterans and beneficiaries are still being greatly impacted by the coronavirus prompting the extension of financial relief. [From VAntage Point]

To sign up to receive this very informative newsletter from the  VA Center for Women Veterans  their web address is [email protected] 

Contact: Sue Mager

 
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