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In Focus: The Impact of Policy on Trans Lives

Join us on 11/28 for a screening of Translash followed by a conversation with docuseries creator Imara Jones and community leaders about how decision-making at all levels of government is impacting trans lives and creating the context for  increased risks.

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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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Creating a Democracy That Works For All

In advance of Midterm Elections on November 6th, our Program Officer, Beatrice Lors-Rousseau, wrote about the dangers of political disengagement and what The New York Women’s Foundation and their grantee partners are doing to increase women’s leadership in the political process.

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Trans People #WontBeErased

At The New York Women’s Foundation, we believe any attempt to roll back rights for TGNC individuals is contrary to the core values of The Foundation and the interests of women.

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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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In Focus: The Impact of Policy on Trans Lives

Join us for a screening of Translash followed by a conversation with docuseries creator Imara Jones and community leaders about how decision-making at all levels of government is impacting trans lives and creating the context for increased risks.

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