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Honorary Chair Abby Disney wins News and Documentary Emmy for Armor of Light

We congratulate Abby Disney for winning an Emmy in Outstanding Social Issue Documentary for Armor of Light.

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Celebrating Radical Generosity at our Fall Gala

The New York Women’s Foundation Honored Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., Dr. Angela Diaz, Verna Eggleston, and Hon. Jonathan Lippman on Monday, October 2nd, 2017.

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Radical Generosity with Anne E. Delaney

Our former Board Chair and Vision Award recipient, Anne E. Delaney, on what Radical Generosity means to her.

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Our 2017 Spring/Summer issue of Activist Philanthropist is here featuring an exclusive article with Vivian Nixon of College and Community Fellowship.

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1 in 4 women and girls are living in poverty in New York City.

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We mourn the loss of Rita Henley Jensen, Founder of Women’s eNews

Nearly two decades ago, Rita launched Women’s eNews, the only independent daily news service covering women’s issues.

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PODCAST: THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S FOUNDATION PUTS PARTICIPATORY GRANT-MAKING INTO THE HANDS OF TEENAGERS

We are excited to share the Girls Ignite Grantmaking episode of New York Nonprofit Media’s Insights podcast!  

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Holly Block, Director of the Bronx Museum, Dies at 58

The New York Women’s Foundation mourns the passing of Holly Block. Holly was a tremendous advocate for the arts in New York and around the world.  

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30th Anniversary Neighborhood Gathering in Staten Island: The Power of Collective Action

Join us on Wednesday, November 8 for our 30th Anniversary Neighborhood Gathering in Staten Island to discuss the Power of Collective Action. We are bringing together an exciting group of community experts to discuss the particular challenges facing women and families in Staten Island and the work being done to address those issues.

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Women’s Leadership & the Lippman Commission

Join us for a discussion with women leaders from The Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform on their work with The Commission and the particular needs of women involved with the criminal justice system.

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