Governor Announces RBG Statue Commission
Governor Cuomo revealed the 23 member committee including NOW-NY President, Sonia Ossorio, among members of Justice Ginsburg's family, close friends, colleagues, and other leaders.
Sydney Ireland Becomes First Female Eagle Scout
"I am so grateful to everyone that has supported me on this path to Eagle, including elected officials and the National Organization for Women-NYC. This is such a wonderful opportunity for young women to achieve greater equality." Sydney Ireland on officially earning Eagle Scout Rank.
NOW organizing a Buffalo-area chapter
"Any city that has no women on its city council must have a NOW chapter. We need to be in Buffalo in 2021," said NOW New York President Sonia Ossorio, who is leading efforts to organize a local chapter.
NOW-NY Calls on Governor to Recognize Home Healthcare Workers as Essential Workers
NOW-NY joined Ain't I A Woman? Campaign to demand the Governor recognize home healthcare workers as essential workers. “These are women taking care of our most vulnerable,” said Sonia Ossorio, President of NOW New York State. The demands included access to personal protective equipment, fair pay, and an end to 24hr shifts, to keep themselves healthy and their patients safe.