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Media / August 24, 2021

Kathy Hochul becomes NY's first woman governor

Kathy Hochul became New York's 57th governor during a midnight swearing-in ceremony Tuesday at the Capitol, making history as the first woman to hold the state's top office. Sonia Ossorio, president of the New York chapter of the National Organization of Women, said “It would be very significant for the first woman governor of New York to prioritize advancing women’s economic opportunities."

Media / August 22, 2021

A longtime champion of women's equality, Kathy Hochul makes history

Kathy Hochul has been at the forefront of the fight for women’s equality in New York State. Now she will make history as New York’s first woman governor. Sonia Ossorio has known Kathy Hochul for a very long time and she joined In Focus to talk about why she believes Hochul is the right person for the job of continuing and expanding on the protection of women’s equality in New York and across the country.

Media / August 3, 2021

Governor's Actions Indefensible Says NOW-NY President

The president of NOW-NY says Governor Cuomo's response to Attorney General James's report, which concluded Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, was an insult.

Media / July 8, 2021

Next City Council: Most Diverse, Progressive, and Female Led

“In NYC the results are dramatic with a wholesale women-led overhaul of the power structure of the City Council.,” said Sonia Ossorio, executive director of NOW-NYC.