Women's Advocacy Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: TD-1600.3100-950

    Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of women.

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    LONG ISLAND CHAPTEROffers educational presentations/workshops addressing needs of women 50 years old and over. Provides opportunities to participate in social activities and volunteer efforts. Main office located at 505 Eight Avenue, Suite 1212, New York, NY. Call for more information.NassauLONG ISLAND CHAPTERTHE TRANSITION NETWORK
    MONTHLY MEETINGSProvides information on topics relevant to women during monthly meetings held at Commack Public Library, 18 Hauppauge Road, Commack. Topics may include equity in employment and education, safety, career advancement and Constitutional rights (Equal Rights Amendment). Meetings are open to the general public.SuffolkMONTHLY MEETINGSNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN/MID-SUFFOLK CHAPTER
    ORT AMERICA, LONG ISLAND REGIONA volunteer based organization which provides support and advocacy in the Jewish community by focusing on education and the National Literacy campaign. Helps combat anti-semitism, champions women rights, helps sustain Democratic values and works for progressive change. Offers an ORT Apprenticeship program, Secondary and Industrial schools, Technical Institutes, Junior Colleges, and Teacher Institutes. Call for further information and brochure.SuffolkORT AMERICA, LONG ISLAND REGIONORT AMERICA, LONG ISLAND REGION
    PUBLIC AFFAIRSWorks to ensure that women, men and teenagers have access to reproductive health services by encouraging federal and state planning programs advocates public policies and legislation that maintain a woman's right to choose from a full range of reproductive health services, safely, legally and privately promotes comprehensive age appropriate sexuality education in the schools and supports parents, schools and community groups in their efforts to educate members of their families and communities.NassauPUBLIC AFFAIRSPLANNED PARENTHOOD OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    SUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF WOMEN'S SERVICESActs as a liaison between the women of Suffolk County and County Government. Provides and sponsors free conferences, workshops and seminars on health, legal issues and personal enrichment topics; operates a women's helpline which provides information, referrals, support, peer counseling and resource materials on topics which may include domestic violence, sexual harassment, legal rights, breast health, and mammography information.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF WOMEN'S SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF WOMEN'S SERVICES
    SUFFOLK COUNTY WOMEN'S BAR ASSOCIATIONPromotes the advancement of the status of women in society and of women in the legal profession promotes fair and equal administration of justice and acts as a unified voice for its members with respect to issues of statewide, national and international significance to women generally and to women attorneys in particular. SCWBA is the Suffolk County Chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY WOMEN'S BAR ASSOCIATIONSUFFOLK COUNTY WOMEN'S BAR ASSOCIATION
    SUFFOLK COUNTY WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE COALITIONEstablished to promote women owned businesses (WBE). Guides members through government, public and private sector procurement practices/procedures acts as a watch dog to ensure that all such procurement opportunities offer equitable access to WBEs assists in achieving Suffolk County and state certification advises the Suffolk County Office of Affirmative Action of the special needs of women entrepreneurs. Call for Meeting Schedule.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE COALITIONSUFFOLK COUNTY WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE COALITION
    WFLI GRANTSWFLI funds programs that improve the lives of women and girls on Long Island. Funds may be available for programs relating to Economic Opportunity and Financial Stability; Gender Equity and Women's Rights; Hurricane Relief and Leadership. NassauWFLI GRANTSWOMEN'S FUND OF LONG ISLAND

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