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Scaling Social Justice: A Latinx Immigrant Worker Co-op Franchise Model

Grantee partner Center for Family Life’s successful worker co-operative development program is building a model that can scale nationally through collaborations with local partner nonprofits.

 

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NY Program is Uneven in Supporting Those Caring for Aging Parents

AARP estimates that 40 million Americans act as caregivers to a family member, and estimated the economic value of this work to be $470 billion in 2013. See what our grantee partners are doing to expand the caregiving conversation beyond childcare to elder care.
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Celebrating Black History Month

The New York Women’s Foundation is celebrating Black History Month by uplifting the invaluable work of our grantee partners and their leaders who are currently making history to secure affirming, safe and equitable futures for Black women and families in NYC. Head over to our Instagram to see more.

 

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Celebrate with us!

Our Celebrating Women Breakfast is happening on Tuesday, May 14th at the Marriott Marquis in NYC. Get your tickets early and join us in our annual celebration!

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Why Women and Girls

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Less than 7% of foundation funding in the United States goes to women and girls.

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

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A New Path to Justice: Getting Women Off Rikers Island

This report, released by The New York Women’s Foundation in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, seeks to identify gender-informed strategies for getting NYC women dis

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Top 10 Funders of U.S. Trans Communities

The New York Women’s Foundation has been named as one of the top ten funders of U.S. Trans Communities by Grantmakers United for Trans Communities, an initiative of Funders for L

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The Justice Fund

At Philanthropy New York's "A New Paradigm for Justice: Centering Women and Families", The Foundation announced the launch of a 7-year initiative to help dismantle mass incarcerati

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The Fund for the MeToo Movement and Allies

In consultation with Tarana Burke, The Foundation has awarded a total of $840,000 in their first round of grants to support the Me Too movement.

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2019 Celebrating Women Breakfast

The Celebrating Women Breakfast celebrates the work of our grantee partners—women-led community organizations working to create an economically secure, safer future for all women and families in New York City. The Breakfast also honors women leaders who work to empower women and girls in New York City and the world. Past honorees have included Madeleine Albright, Queen Latifah, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Billie Jean King, Gloria Steinem, and Nobel Laureates Leymah Gbowee and Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai. Attended by 2,200 guests, the Breakfast raises $2 million, a significant portion of our $8 million in annual grantmaking.

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From domestic violence prohibitions, background checks, minimum age requirements and more, the Parkland tragedy has… t.co/OvSM3Xk8zs

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