Women in Action

Passionate women & men sharing resources & taking action for women and girls in Western New York.


Keep scrolling for current ways to take action and check back regularly for new opportunities to support the WNY Women’s Foundation’s advocacy efforts for women and girls. Follow us on on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn for timely calls to action and updates.

call to action

We are urging you to make three calls in support of the 2018 Women’s Agenda for NY. The message is simple. “Please include the Women’s Agenda in the Budget. This 30-point plan will make NYS a healthier, safer place for women and girls. Thank you!” It is critically important that legislative leaders hear from you this week! We expect a budget by March 31st. You can read the details of the plan here, and then call the following legislative leaders:

Assemblyman Carl Heastie, 518.455.3791
Senator John J. Flanagan, 518.455.2071
Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, 518.455.3595

call to action

Let New York’s Legislative Leaders know that access to affordable, quality child care has to be a priority in this year’s budget. Please take time to make THREE calls – Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Senate Majority Leader Flanagan, and Senate Independent Democratic Council Leader Jeff Klein. This Sample Script tells you everything you need to know to make the call. Thank you for using your voice to influence change!

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Please help us get the word out! Make sure you learn the facts about Paid Family Leave and share them with your friends, family and coworkers.  A free, confidential, legal hotline is available to have your questions answered – 1-833-NEED-ABB.