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March 2010 Blog Posts (11)

Medical Identity Theft - & - Cane Fu Self Defense for Seniors and the Disabled

Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on March 22, 2010 at 10:39am — No Comments

Is Hosting an Internet TV Show as Scary as Infiltrating the Mob?

Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show - Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on March 16, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments

NOW-NYC Action Alert: Help Keep Funding for Services that Victims of Domestic Violence so Urgently Need!

Budget cuts will hurt women. You were there for women when NOW-NYS campaigned to expel Senator Monserrate who inflicted pain on a woman that he supposedly loved. For that, I thank everyone from the bottom of my heart. I pledge to continue my work on behalf of all victims of domestic violence. Not only by the work that I did to… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on March 14, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

NYWICI Spotlight: On Kate White

She is editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan and author of 6 novels; 5 Bailey Weggins mystery novels and the new psychological suspense thriller Hush. This latest centers on a single New York City working mom, who finds herself in a life-threatening jam after a one-night stand. (Kate is also the featured speaker at the NYWICI's Night Out event, taking place on…
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Added by NYWA Connect on March 14, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Sexism as the New Status Quo? NOW-NYC Hosts Author, Barbara Berg

Sexism as the New Status Quo? NOW-NYC Hosts Author, Barbara Berg

Tuesday, March 16, 6:30 pm, Held at NOW-NYC: 150 W. 28th St., Suite 304 @ 7th Avenue

For all feminists who have found themselves in frustrating debates about the relevance of feminism in "Obama's America," meet Sexism in America: Alive, Well, and Ruining out Future, written by award-winning activist and mother Barbara Berg.



Berg explores how although sexism in our workplaces,…

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Added by Brielle Nalence on March 12, 2010 at 11:20am — No Comments

Paycheck Fairness Act Hearing 3/11

NYWA and the Equal Pay Coalition NYC having been pushing for the Paycheck Fairness Act to be passed in the Senate. It's the next step after Ledbetter Act.

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Added by Beverly Neufeld on March 11, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Kathryn Bigelow Makes Oscar History

From LATimes By Reed Johnson

March 8, 2010

The phrase "making history" is often used breezily in popular culture to describe things that may not be remembered even a week later.



But every once in a while an event -- Jackie Robinson's first Dodger game, Elvis' twitchy TV performance -- lives up to that breathless billing.



Such was apparently the case Sunday night when Kathryn Bigelow…

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Added by Karen Karpowich on March 8, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Transition Network Blog

Welcome to our new blog. Here you’ll find articles and essays from
members of The Transition Network, a community of educated women over 50
who support each other in exploring later life career and other
transitions. They’re putting their energy and skills to good use and
have joined forces as they navigate the transitions of life over 50, to
whatever is next.

http://blog.thetransitionnetwork.org/

Added by S. Lyons, TTN on March 4, 2010 at 10:41am — No Comments

Walmart to Pay Over $11.7M to Settle EEOC Sex Discriminaiton Suit

Kentucky Distribution Facility Denied Jobs to Female Applicants on a Systemic Basis, Federal Agency Charged ...INDIANAPOLIS –Walmart Stores will pay $11.7 million in back wages and com­pen­satory damages, its share of employer taxes, and up to $250,000 in administration fees and will furnish other relief, including jobs, to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced…

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Added by Beverly Neufeld on March 3, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Am I in Danger Here? Upcoming Radio Show - Crime Prevention 101

This Week’s Topics: Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 3/4/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com network

To Listen:…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on March 3, 2010 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Show Me the Women - In Hollywood by Jane Fonda

Huffington Post - Without women, the greatest moments in film this year would not have been possible...Women are not only assets but requirements for a truly democratic media, and for strong, innovative entertainment. In this spirit, we at WMC celebrate all the women nominated for this year's Academy Awards. Our video tribute below features clips from Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker, Meryl Streep's uncanny Julia Child, the set and art decoration for Sherlock Holmes, the…

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Added by Beverly Neufeld on March 1, 2010 at 11:27am — No Comments

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