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April 2010 Blog Posts (16)

Pictures of Equal Pay Day NYC and Albany!

Check out the pictures of April 19th Equal Pay Forum in NYC! and

EPCNYC's Advocacy Day in Albany!

Added by NYWA Connect on April 30, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Looking for radio show callins who'd like to speak with crime victim, survivor and thriver Mary Jo Buttafuco

I'm looking for callins who'd like to speak with crime victim, survivor and thriver Mary Jo Buttafuco on my Crime Prevention 101 radio show on VoiceAmerica.com.…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on April 30, 2010 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Upcoming Radio Show: He Plays the Bad Guys ... Oh, So Good!

Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on April 26, 2010 at 11:28am — No Comments

How to follow up Equal Pay Day 2010

Observances around the country of Equal Pay Day 2010 confirm the determination of citizens and legislators to end gender and minority workforce discrimination. NYC Comptroller, John C. Liu, a devoted advocate of equal pay, introduced the New York City's Equal Pay Coalition's event pledgng the sipport of his office in finding ways to influence reform EPC Coordinator, Beverly Neufeld directed the focus of the Forum on an action plan to provide information and stategies to motivate support for…

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Added by Joan D. Firestone on April 25, 2010 at 1:33pm — 1 Comment

Denim Day and Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April)

According to the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault (www.svfreenyc.org/) :

Denim Day was started 11 years ago by Peace Over Violence, the lead organization for Start Strong Los Angeles. This day was coined after a 1992 Italian court case, in which the Chief Judge argued, “because the victim wore very, very tight jeans, she had to help him remove them, and by removing the jeans it…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on April 21, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

Safe @ Home and Safe @ School - Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 4/22/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on April 20, 2010 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Did you know that one out of two women undergoes hysterectomy by 70?

One out of three women undergo hysterectomy by age 60, and one out of two women by age 70. And it is almost always without the information about the consequences that is required for informed consent.



The uterus has important hormonal, sexual, and structural importance all of a woman's life. There is no age or time when the uterus and ovaries are expendable.



Women are speaking out about what they were told before the surgery, and what they experienced after. We may not… Continue

Added by Nora Coffey on April 16, 2010 at 10:52pm — No Comments

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

March was International Women’s Month, after attending so many women’s event I am reflecting on “the tipping point.” In many ways we are at its cusp, with many recognizing that the empowerment of women and girls is the critical component for social, economic and political development. Yet, in other ways we are not even close.

This past week at Paley Center I along with other New York Women in Communication members had an opportunity to hear an important discussion with the Center's… Continue

Added by Karen Karpowich on April 12, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Child Abuse Education: Erin’s Law

Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on April 11, 2010 at 6:34pm — No Comments

LEADERSHIP IN DRIVING THE CLIMATE CHANGE AGENDA: Join Womensphere in supporting CHRISTIANA FIGUERES

Womensphere supports, in particular, the candidacy of CHRISTIANA FIGUERES, for the post of Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. At the United Nations, the institution responsible for driving the agenda and setting the stage for multilateral collaboration between the world's nations is the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The UNFCCC secretariat "supports all institutions involved in the climate change process." There are three things you can do… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on April 11, 2010 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Announcing NYWICI Network!!

Announcing NYWICI Network (www.nywici.org/network), the new social networking site for the Matrix Awards! Connect with friends and colleagues who will be attending the awards by logging in now. See who's coming, start networking early and learn about the winners. Its a great way to get the most out of Matrix Monday on April 19th. It's easy to do-- you can log in through Facebook or register directly on the… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on April 11, 2010 at 12:31pm — No Comments

NOW-NYC News Flash: Anti-Poverty Advocates Urge State Lawmakers to Use Federal Welfare Dollars for Job Creation

NEW YORK - Responding to the jobs emergency of 413,000 New York City residents out of work, Human service organizations, anti-poverty advocates and welfare rights groups called today for the state to greatly increase funding for jobs programs for low-income New Yorkers (i.e., families with children under 200% of poverty). New York is eligible for up to $638 million in additional federal funding for such initiatives under the federal…
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Added by NYWA Connect on April 4, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Download the GoodSearch Toolbar and Support the Center for the Women of New York: $5,000 GoodSearch Giveaway - Three Days Only!

GoodSearch will donate $1 for every toolbar that is downloaded between April 6th at 9am EST and April 9th at 9am EST - up to $5,000! Please download the toolbar right now by following this link: …

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Added by NYWA Connect on April 4, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

NAWBO-NYC's Awards Committee is seeking nominations for this year's Signature Awards

NAWBO-NYC's Awards Committee is seeking nominations for this year's Signature Awards. Do you know a woman or are you a woman who has been in business for at least five years and embodies the following:



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runs a successful organization that provides excellent products or services and maintains a positive, empowering workplace…
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Added by NYWA Connect on April 4, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Misnomer Dance Theater Performance

We wanted to offer our fellow NYWA members complimentary tickets for Misnomer Dance Theater's performances this weekend



Procedure is really easy -- just show up at the box office and use the code word

CELLOPHANE.



Who: Misnomer Dance Theater - www.misnomer.org



Where: Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater - Broadway @ 95th Street



When: Friday, April 2 at 8:30pm

Saturday, April 3 at 7:00pm

Saturday, April… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on April 2, 2010 at 7:21pm — No Comments

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