Women

Op-Ed: Domestic Violence Is Everybody’s Business

Op-Ed: Domestic Violence Is Everybody’s Business

by · November 4, 2017 · Domestic Violence, Op Ed, Women
“An Ode to Latinas, Black Women, & Sisterhood” a Mini-Retreat at La Finca Del Sur – October 28

“An Ode to Latinas, Black Women, & Sisterhood” a Mini-Retreat at La Finca Del Sur – October 28

by · October 24, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Women
The Many Faces of Domestic Violence Workshop – October 19

The Many Faces of Domestic Violence Workshop – October 19

by · October 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Women
The First Woman US Senator

The First Woman US Senator

The first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate, was 87-year-old Rebecca Felton of Carterville, Georgia. She was appointed by the governor to the seat vacated by the death of Senator Thomas Watson.

by · October 4, 2017 · History, Profile America, Women
Bronx Girls Empowerment Day, October

Bronx Girls Empowerment Day, October

NYPD Female Officers & Bronx Girls Empowerment Day!!!!

Democratic District Leader Marjorie Velázquez, candidate for the 13th City Council District.

Women of City Government Endorse Marjorie Velázquez in 13th District Race

Women of City Government Endorse Marjorie Velázquez in 13th District Race Bronx community board 10 Treasurer and community advocate Velázquez earns endorsement of Manhattan BP and 9 women in Council, including Speaker Mark-Viverito and Women’s Caucus co-chairs Rosenthal and Crowley; […]

The outside of the newly opened seven-story, 75,000-square-foot Planned Parenthood headquarters off Gulf Freeway Thursday, May 20, 2010, in Houston.

The Planned Parenthood at 4600 Gulf Freeway is to serve as the mothership for 10 health centers in southeast Texas and two more in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The new Houston facility in what is called Prevention Park expands access to health care in the region with a family planning health center, a surgical center and administrative headquarters.  ( Michael Paulsen / Houston Chronicle )

Planned Parenthood praises new IDC legislation to shield Title X money in New York State used for vital women’s health services

Planned Parenthood praises new IDC legislation to shield Title X money in New York State used for vital women’s health services Albany, NY — Members of the Independent Democratic Conference today introduced legislation to protect funding on a state level […]

by · May 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Women
Truman’s Pearl Fletcher goes for pin during 112lb. championship match against Cardozo’s Nian Chen, during the Welcome Wolverine Tournament at the Bronx High School of Science in the Bronx, on Saturday April 8, 2017. (Photo credit: Robert Cole)

Truman Girls Sweep ‘Beat The Streets’ Wrestling Tourney

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Chloe Cabrera was introduced on a hot day in the middle of Times Square in midtown. The 15-year old was on a mat  late Wednesday afternoon and in the spotlight representing Truman High School as the […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s Day 2017

  Sunday, May 14 — Today is Mother’s Day — one of the nation’s most revered national observances, with meaning beyond flowers, cards and brunches. The idea started in 1908 with Anna Jarvis of West Virginia to honor her deceased mother […]

Girl Vow is a mentoring nonprofit for girls and LGBTQ youth impacted by foster care, juvenile justice, and endemic poverty.

First Annual Bronx Summit for Women and Girls, May 12

The first annual Bronx Summit for Women and Girls is May 12th, 9:30 am-3:30 pm at the Metropolitan College of New York at 459 E. 149th Street in the Bronx. The NYC Commission on Human Rights, Violence Intervention Program and […]

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN — FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS See, Test & Treat – Saturday, May 13th, 9AM – 2PM Montefiore Imaging Center, 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Lower Level Suite 300, Bronx NY 10467 To register, call 718-920-4600 With breast […]

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, along with Joe Crowley (NY-14), Chairman […]

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION On Thursday, March 23, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Women’s History Month Celebration at Manhattan College’s Kelly Commons Building in Riverdale. “We cannot minimize the important […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Women
Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez
President and CEO, Urban Health Plan
Credit: City and State NY

UHP’s Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez Honored with ‘Above & Beyond’ Award

HONORING 25 OF NEW YORK’S MOST REMARKABLE WOMEN OF 2017 City and State NY’s annual Above & Beyond list put the spotlight on some remarkable women, including Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez, president and CEO of Bronx-based Urban Health Plan. This year, C&SNY featured […]

TONIGHT: Self-Defense, Rape Prevention Class, March 23

TONIGHT: Self-Defense, Rape Prevention Class, March 23

Free self-defense, rape prevention workshop TONIGHT at 6:30 PM. Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy 2132 E. Tremont Avenue Bronx, New York  10462 6:30 – 8:30 PM Register by calling 347-810-7330 or emailing WESDAONLINE@gmail.com