The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization, whose vision is the full participation of Black women in the mainstream of Long Island economy.  

NY Women's Equality Coalition Women's Equality Update

Logo HorizontalThank you for supporting the New York Women’s Equality Coalition’s campaign to pass the Women’s Equality Act. The Legislature has recessed for the summer, yet the Coalition’s work is not done.

The Assembly passed the 10-point Women’s Equality Act omnibus bill, while the Senate acted to pass only nine of the 10 individual bills making up the Women’s Equality Agenda. The Senate did not act upon the reproductive health provision. The failed Senate Majority Coalition leadership resulted in a move familiar in history—the segregation of women’s health from the other aspects of their lives.

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Military Justice Improvement Act

shutterstock 177220931-605x39026,000 instances of sexual assault and unwanted sexual contact in our military in one year is heartbreaking – and it’s past time we do something about it.

All of my conversations with survivors who have been silenced, the rising number of assaults and horrific news stories of justice denied point to the desperate need for bold reform, oversight and accountability.

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