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2020

November: Families shifting back to remote & child care dilemma – WKBW Channel 7

November WNYWF Newsletter: Buffalo Women’s Economic Mobility Hub Launches

October: WFN to Presidential Candidates: Speak Now for Women and Girls – Philanthropy Women

October WNYWF NewsletterFall in Fashion 2020: Shop Local, Empower Women

October: COVID-19 Recovery Task Force Advocating for Issues Impacting Women – Spectrum News

September WNYWF Newsletter: Vote for Candidates Who Support Women

September WNYWF Newsletter: Securing Child Care Support for Working Mothers

August: Where to find the survey on Erie County childcare – WKBW Channel 7

August: State lawmakers, advocates urge Cuomo to release remaining CARES childcare funds – WBFO (NPR)

August: As Buffalo schools go remote, the need for affordable childcare increases – WKBW Channel 7

August WNYWF NewsletterWhat She’s Made Of success

August: Female Political Leaders To Share Their Stories on ‘What She’s Made Of’ Panel – Rise Collaborative

August: Buffalo Open for Business Feature – WBLK Radio

August: Native American Community Services launches GIRLBOSS (feature about Impact Grants-funded program) – Buffalo Rising

July WNYWF E-Newsletter #3: The Power of Women’s Voices

July: Child care providers face challenges before they reopen – WKBW Channel 7

July: Gillibrand Pushes for Federal Funding for Child Care Industry – Spectrum News

July WNYWF E-Newsletter #2: You’re Invited to What She’s Made Of!

July: Pandemic forces closure of 39-50% of daycares in Western New York – WKBW Channel 7

July: “This is an explosive situation” Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on child care and the pandemic – WKBW Channel 7

July WNYWF E-Newsletter #1: What is Advocacy?

June: Buffalo selected for regional women’s economic mobility hub – Clarence Bee

June: Buffalo Selected as Regional Women’s Economic Mobility Hub – Rise Collaborative

June: Buffalo selected to develop women’s economic mobility hub – Buffalo Business First

June WNYWF E-Newsletter: Solidarity, Workforce Support, and Innovation in Isolation

June: WNY Women-owned business directory – WKBW Channel 7

June: Statement of Solidarity and Condemnation of Police Brutality – Women’s Funding Network

May: In Solidarity: WFMN A Statement on the Death of George Floyd – Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

May: From ‘crisis’ to ‘decimation’: What happens when a pandemic hits child care – WBFO (NPR)

May WNYWF E-Newsletter: Supporting Single Mothers During COVID-19

May: Help for women-owned businesses facing unprecedented challenges – WBFO (NPR)

May: New WNY Women-Owned Business Directory celebrates 120-plus listings – Ken-Ton Bee

April WNYWF E-Newsletter #3: Working hard for WNY

April: Daycare scholarships available for children of essential workers – Olean Times Herald

April WNYWF E-Newsletter #2: Taking Care of Yourself While You Conquer Your World

April: WNY Women’s Foundation adds tool to lift women-owned business – Buffalo Business First

April: How Gender Lens Funding Can Improve COVID Response – Philanthropy Women

April WNYWF E-Newsletter #1: Supporting Local Women-Owned Businesses + COVID-19 Child Care

March: COVID-19 pandemic bringing ‘gender inequalities’ to the forefront – WBFO (NPR)

March: Our Response to COVID-19

March: Finding childcare for kids home from school – WKBW Channel 7

March: International Women’s Day March E-Newsletter

March: Foundation awards $8.5M in grants to help improve life for those in need – The Buffalo News

March: Women’s Mentorship Program Relaunched – Buffalo Healthy Living

February: WNYWF E-Newsletter

February: Money available through Erie County to help pay for daycare – WKBW Channel 7

January: New daycare built to help staffers at Niagara Lutheran Health System – WKBW Channel 7

January: State task force looking to Quebec for help solving daycare crisis – WKBW Channel 7

January: Did Governor Cuomo ignore child care in the Executive Budget? – WKBW Channel 7

January: WNYWF E-Newsletter

January: “Pink Tax” ban included in Cuomo’s State of the State address this week – WIVB Channel 4

2019

December: The Rise of Women-Only Spaces – Buffalo Magazine

December: Nonprofit news: 16 nonprofits get poverty grants – Buffalo Business First

November: WNYWF E-Newsletter

October: WNYWF E-Newsletter

August: WNYWF E-Newsletter

July: WNYWF E-Newsletter

June: WNYWF E-Newsletter

June: State Senate Expands Workplace Sexual Harassment Legislation – WIVB-TV

May: WNYWF E-Newsletter

April: Women Use Equal Pay Day to Urge Support for Pay History Bill – Spectrum News

April: WNYWF E-Newsletter

March: Marking International Women’s Day in Western New York – WKBW-TV

March: WNYWF E-Newsletter

January: WNYWF E-Newsletter

 

2018

Gov. Cuomo talks funding for child care system as stakeholders call for more to be done – WKBW-TV

The Importance of the Women’s Vote – PowHer New York

Several Western New York counties looking at drop in crucial child care funding – WKBW-TV

HIRING 716: Erie County Residents get less in childcare subsidy than other counties – WKBW-TV

WNY Child Care Crisis: “If we don’t get this right, we will fail” – WKBW-TV

7 EWN Special: WNY Child Care Crisis – WKBW-TV Facebook
What’s Up With The Billboard On The Kensington Expressway – The Buffalo News
WNY Women’s Foundation: May 7 – WNY Living

100 Years After Suffrage, Women Still Not Fully Represented – Spectrum News

WNY Women’s Foundation Launched New Initiative – Artvoice

WNY Women’s Foundation Launches New Program – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)

Women’s Foundation Launches New Women’s Equity Initiative – Business First

WNY Women’s Foundation Launches ‘ALL IN’ Community Initiative – Buffalo Rising

Senators Jacobs, Gallivan urge boost in child care subsidy program – WBFO 88.7

 

2017

Report Reveals Barriers in the Lifespan of Women – WBFO 88.7

Fall in Fashion with a Purpose – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate) 

Women’s Groups Say Unequal Pay Still Widespread – WBFO 88.7

Pay Equity – The Buffalo News

Pay Equity Hearing – Spectrum News

Leaders an a Mission to Close Gender Wage Gap in WNY – WIVB-TV (CBS Affiliate)

MOMs: From Education to Employment® Spotlight – WIVB-TV (CBS Affiliate)

WNY Women’s Foundation Presents What She’s Made Of – Buffalo Healthy Living

International Women’s Day – Time Warner Cable News

Letter to the Editor – East Aurora Advertiser

Women’s March in Seneca Falls – Time Warner Cable News

Letter to the Editor – The Buffalo News

2016

Year In Review: Buffalo’s Women of Influence – Buffalo Business First

2016 Women to Watch List – BizWomen

Voter Education Guide – WIVB-TV (CBS Affiliate)

WNY Women’s Foundation Spotlight – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)

Women’s History Month – Time Warner Cable News

Child Care Subsidies – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)

2015

WNY Women’s Foundation Hosts ‘What She’s Made Of’ – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)