Gender Justice

08 Oct 2014

Deputy Mayor and Four Commissioners Explore Opportunities for Better Coordination on Vulnerable Youth

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -
1:45pm to 3:30pm
According to the Administration for Children’s Services (as of September 2014) there were 11,386 children in foster care. There are 1,000 young people who annually age out of foster care. In September 2014, there were 24,124 children who were...
24 Sep 2014

Expanding Opportunities and Improving City Social Services Quality through a Career Ladder Approach

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -
8:45am to 10:30am
The City of New York delivers most human services through $5 billion in annual contracts with non-profit providers. However, there are insufficient opportunities for lower-level social service case workers at these providers to acquire the education...
22 Jul 2014

The Rollback on Reproductive Rights and Justice

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -
8:45am to 11:00am
The opposition to reproductive rights in this country employs many different tactics that target a variety of communities, from the criminalization of pregnant women, to promoting myths like Asian American women are giving birth to more boys than...

Starting the Conversation: Using a Gender Lens in Your Grantmaking

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Philanthropy New York's Funders for Gender Equity are pleased to present "Starting the Conversation: Using a Gender Lens in Your Grantmaking," a tool to help funders look at their organizations and grantmaking through a gender equity lens. The group used the following resources to develop this tool: Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected by African American Policy Forum in partnership with the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies
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Women in Leadership: Why It Matters

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It’s no secret that women have historically faced greater barriers than men when it comes to fully participating in the economy. Across geographies and income levels, disparities between men and women persist in the form of pay gaps, uneven opportunities for advancement, and unbalanced representation in important decision-making.
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