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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 Public Relations Chair at PR@nyswomeninc.org.

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Women's Day at the NYS Fair

Almost 30 members of NY Women, Inc. participated. We hosted a booth to find new members at the women’s advocacy mini fair pavilion staffed by 10 members for parts of the 10 am to 4 pm time.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014/Author: Pat Fergerson/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Important Elections in 2014

This November 4, 2014, we have some very important elections. We will have the opportunity to vote for all of the Congressional seats, all the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate seats, the Governor of New York, the Lt. Governor, the New York State Attorney General, and the New York State Comptroller.

Thursday, August 07, 2014/Author: Commications Committee/Number of views (83)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Crack Down on Domestic Violence, Stalking and Public Lewdness

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed a series of bills that strengthen existing laws and add new measures to protect New Yorkers from domestic violence, stalking, and public lewdness.

Thursday, July 24, 2014/Author: Colleen Ostiguy/Number of views (124)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Personal and Professional Development programs have been revised

There’s a new game in town and it’s going on the road.  Check it out:  The Personal and Professional Development programs have been revised with a whole new twist. 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014/Author: Commications Committee/Number of views (425)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. Special Grants Program

JOIN IN ALL THE EXCITEMENT!  Apply for a special grant from the Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. and help your chapter fulfill a dream. Your community will benefit and learn more about NYS Women, Inc., its chapters and regions.  This can also be a wonderful membership tool.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014/Author: Grace LeGendre/Number of views (428)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Breaking down the communication breakdown

We have become a society of wanting things too quickly and avoiding face to face interaction. We test or email and expect immediate results.

Thursday, July 10, 2014/Author: Colleen Ostiguy/Number of views (84)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Why Volunteer?

Volunteer - The commitment of time and energy for the benefit of society and the community. It is undertaken freely and by choice without concern for financial gain.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014/Author: Amy Kellogg/Number of views (51)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Women's Day at the NYS Fair Aug 27th

The Registration Form is now available for Women's Day at the Fair. At NYSFair.org - drop down "your fair visit" to special days; scroll to Women's Day.

Thursday, July 03, 2014/Author: Pat Fergerson/Number of views (78)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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Westchester 2014 Scholarship Winner

Every year, the Westchester Chapter of NYSW, INC. has presented a $1000 scholarship award to a Westchester woman graduating high school, to help defray the cost of college.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014/Author: Kathy Stagg/Number of views (39)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2014 Career Recognition Candidate

Nanaine Iengo-Blomstrom was the 2014 NYS Women Inc Career Recognition Candidate.
Sunday, June 08, 2014/Author: Commications Committee/Number of views (40)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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