“We all have a responsibility to foster the next generation of female leaders, but women in particular need to empower our younger female peers by serving as mentors and role models. Young girls need to know we are there to support them.”
Tune into a virtual conversation Wednesday at 10 a.m., where New Yorkers will share their personal stories of navigating the homeless shelter system, and discuss how the city can better help families secure permanent housing. The panel is hosted by Trinity Church of Wall Street and the Family Homelessness Coalition; City Limits’ Editor Jeanmarie Evelly will moderate.
There appear to be more serious female candidates in the field than the city has ever had.
The law would enshrine protections against discrimination on the basis of reproductive health decisions made by an individual.
Eight years ago, Margaret Chin defeated a two-term incumbent to represent the borough’s southern tip. Now she faces three challengers as she seeks a third term.
City statistics indicate race, poverty, age, access to healthcare and even whether a patient really wanted to have a baby all have dramatic effects on the risks different women face. Neighborhoods also matter.
When New Yorkers gathered in Washington Square Park on Wednesday night, signs and speeches reflected the broad array of causes that define today’s movement for womens’ empowerment.
‘One of the best ways to fight back is to push our cities towards bolder commitments to value women. NYC’s public solar program is one way our city will have the opportunity to deliver.’
The proposed legislation would make them readily available for free in public schools, shelters, and correctional facilities across New York City. It’d also support an ongoing effort to eliminate taxes on such products.