Tuesday, May 13, Lobby Day in Albany: Get Loud.
Women’s issues are issues for all New Yorkers. In New York City, 40% of single mothers and their children live in poverty; the poverty rate for women age 65 and over is one in five, almost double the national rate; the number of rapes has increased by 57% since 2009, and full-time working women in the metropolitan area face a 15% wage gap. It’s time for an upgrade New York! We need laws as strong as New York women.