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June 2010 Blog Posts (19)

Overcoming Tragedy and Facing Life’s Challenges by Making a Difference! Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 7/01/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on June 30, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Reposting from Catalyst Blog: Pay Gap Persists

Equal Pay Day has come and gone, but not the pay gap. Nor the work to get it closed. Last week, a New York City Council hearing was held on closing the gender wage gap. It was organized by the New York Women’s Agenda (NYWA) and the Equal Pay Coalition of New York City. Both groups are fighting hard to end pay discrimination against… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on June 27, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

New to the Group!

Hello Everyone,
I just wanted to introduce myself to all of you. I've just joined the group, and I'm looking forward to meeting you.

Pat Lewis

Added by Pat Lewis on June 23, 2010 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Trial By Jury: In Search of the Truth! Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 6/24/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on June 23, 2010 at 12:16pm — No Comments

NYWA Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence Committee - News Updates

Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence is a New York Women's Agenda Committee. This bold initiative aims to provide resources to employers to help implement workplace policies addressing the issue of domestic violence. Domestic violence is affecting the American business bottom line by over $3 million a year through lateness, lower productivity, preoccupation and absenteeism, due to injury, anxiety, or tension at home.…



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Added by NYWA Connect on June 21, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

National Organization for Women-NYS Decries No-Fault Divorce Bill S3890a Hassell-Thompson /A9753a(Bing) Women Senators Dance as They Throw Women & Children Under the Bus

ALBANY, NY (06/16/2010) The NY State Senate's recent passage of a No-Fault Divorce Bill has prompted many women senators to stand up cheer, congratulating one another on what they claim is a great victory. But this time the National Organization for Women-NYS will not join the cheering. In fact, NOW-NYS President Marcia Pappas decried the "woman senators who danced in the aisle as they threw women and children under the bus."



Pappas explained that "Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson (D),… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on June 21, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

JOIN THE CWNY JOB CLUB!

Join the CWNY Job Club! At the Tuesday morning meetings, an experienced career consultant will guide you through all aspects of the job search, including resume and cover letter writing; Internet research and resume posting; networking; interview preparation and follow-up; and access to local job listings. Topics relevant to your job search - work/life balance, personal and professional goal exploration, including options for creating your own job – also may be discussed.…



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Added by NYWA Connect on June 21, 2010 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Independence vs. Safety: A Delicate Balancing Act For Kids & Parents - Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 6/17/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on June 16, 2010 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Action Alert: Equal Pay Act turns 47, still not protecting women!

On June 10, 1963 President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, yet almost 5 decades later women are still fighting for this basic right! The Ledbetter, Wal-Mart and Novartis cases, to name a few, illustrate why we need stronger laws. It's good for business, families and can help alleviate poverty and reduce taxes! With your help we can make it happen!…

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Added by NYWA Connect on June 10, 2010 at 9:28pm — No Comments

MAYOR BLOOMBERG PROCLAIMS JUNE 3RD AS FINANCIAL LITERACY DAY!

NYWA's Economic Security Agenda strives to help girls and women achieve long-term financial independence. The agenda acts as a resource for educational opportunities enabling them to stay on top of their financial status. An annual Financial Literacy Guide is produced and available on the NYWA website to give readers a listing of Internet resources, literature (magazine and books) and financial literacy courses and seminars held throughout NYC. Certification for women business owners to gain… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on June 9, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Hollering Back Against Street Harassment: What It Is and Some Simple Things We Can Do About It! -- Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hollering Back Against Street Harassment: What It Is and Some Simple Things We Can Do About It! -- Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on June 7, 2010 at 3:37pm — No Comments

New York Women in Communications: Now

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

Video of Choking/Strangulation Self Defense Techniques

Hope you got a chance to listen to my Crime Prevention 101 radio show on 6/3/10 about the need for strong "choking/strangulation" laws ... particularly in a domestic violence situation.

If not here's a link:…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on June 4, 2010 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Why Isn't Choking Someone Automatically a Crime? -- Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 6/03/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on June 2, 2010 at 6:27pm — No Comments

The Transition Network Special Summit Newsletter (May 20, 2010)

Celebrating TTN's first National Summit, where TTN leaders from around the country met in Philadelphia, April 30/May 1, 2010:

http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs044/1101327574879/archive/1103416808835.html

Added by S. Lyons, TTN on June 2, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments

National Organization for Women- News Flash! New York State Applauds Congresswoman Louise Slaughter for her Courageous Leadership

For Immediate Release: ALBANY, NY (05/20/2010) According to the AP (http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_8559/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=BjaGMIVf ), US Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) has urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to be sure US Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan supports abortion rights. At issue is Kagan's memo advising President Bill Clinton to support the Daschle Amendment, which would have banned a… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on June 1, 2010 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence Committee - News Updates

Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence is a New York Women's Agenda Committee. This bold initiative aims to provide resources to employers to help implement workplace policies addressing the issue of domestic violence. Domestic violence is affecting the American business bottom line by over $3 million a year through lateness, lower productivity, preoccupation and absenteeism, due to injury, anxiety, or tension at home. .…

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Added by NYWA Connect on June 1, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

50/50 in 2020 Meeting June 3rd!!

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Added by Margarita Javier on June 1, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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