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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 disentangled from the criminal justice system.

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S&P Global Foundation

We were at S&P Global Foundation’s Women, Work & Wealth:  Panel Discussion and we received a grant from their Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative to support low-income women and women of color.

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We're an Art for Justice Fund grantee!

We are excited to join the Art for Justice community as a Fall 2018 grant recipient. Together, we are embracing the power of art and working to transform lives affected by mass incarceration.

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Read our New Report!

New York City women—particularly those of color and who are immigrants—are hindered in what should be their prime years by challenges and barriers that limit their prospects and keep them in poverty. Read our Blueprint for Investing in Women Ages 25-59 to learn more.

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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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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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Violence Does Not Discriminate

Domestic violence does not discriminate—it can be found in all communities and at all income levels.   Even men can be survivors of abuse. Nonetheless, it is significantly more

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Check out our 2017 Annual Report!

We invite you to read our Annual Report which details all of the activities that The Foundation and their grantee partners have been up to in 2017.

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“Acts of Assumption” Book Release & Signing

Join us for a book signing of the debut novel Acts of Assumption by Susan Leicher, author of The New York Women’s Foundation’s Voices From the Field series.

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