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NYSUT Women's Committee Resources

Delegates to the 2017 Representative Assembly made the Ad Hoc Women's Steering Committee a permanent standing committee. The group is composed of NYSUT board members, local leaders and grassroots NYSUT activists. LEARN MORE.

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  • Fundraising efforts revived after Mullany House crash 7/12/2021
  • Join us for a Twitter chat on 'Making the Case for Women in History' March 21 3/5/2021
  • Free NYSUT poster celebrates Kamala Harris for Women's History Month 2/28/2021
  • Unions celebrate Women's History Month 2/28/2021
  • With Dr. Jill Biden, we’ll have one of our own in the White House 12/22/2020
  • NYSUT Women’s Committee meeting has 'PowHERful' theme 11/23/2020
  • Justice Ginsburg left indelible mark on equity, education 9/21/2020
  • NYSUT women 'ACT' to commemorate suffrage centennial 8/27/2020
  • 'NYSUT Women Vote 2020' celebrates and educates on the 19th amendment 8/27/2020
  • Voting rights challenged as U.S. marks anniversaries of 19th Amendment, Voting Rights Act 8/4/2020
  • Teen symposium draws participants from across the globe 7/17/2020
  • Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition 2/18/2020
  • NYSUT Women’s Committee grants will empower union women 11/21/2019
  • NYSUT Women’s Committee working to empower union women 11/14/2019
  • The 'Rochester Women in Leadership Summit' is May 11. Register today! 4/16/2019
  • DiBrango: Unions play a role in women's history 3/18/2019
  • A 'league' of their own: Women labor pioneers fought for justice by organizing 3/13/2019
  • Trailblazing unionist Matousek says 'A woman’s place is in her union!' 3/1/2019
  • Women's History Month Poster - Mary McLeod Bethune 2/20/2019
  • Women are rising and letting their collective voices be heard 1/18/2019
  • NYSUT Women’s Committee focuses on activism and capacity building 12/15/2018
  • NYSUT Women’s Committee convenes in Albany prior to Election Day 11/1/2018
  • At community college conference, women leaders seek more collaboration and empowerment 10/25/2018
  • DiBrango assures delegates: 'We’ve got your back' 4/27/2018
  • Story of trailblazing labor journalist and suffragette Mary Heaton Vorse resurrected in NYSUT Women’s History Month Poster 3/15/2018
  • DiBrango: A woman's place is in her union 3/12/2018
  • NYSUT women on the march 1/22/2018
  • Are you ready to march? #NYSUTWomen 1/11/2018
  • Labor pioneer Kate Mullany continues to inspire today's labor heroes 12/12/2017
  • Women's Committee sets priorities at December meeting 12/11/2017
  • Workforce Development springs new 'Women Working' calendar 12/4/2017
  • MAKING STRIDES: Unionists across the state walk the walk to fight breast cancer 10/16/2017
  • NYSUT co-sponsors Women's Suffrage Centennial Project contest 9/26/2017
    • Women's History Month 2021 Events

      March is Women’s History Month and NYSUT Women’s Committee members statewide are highlighting the many achievements of women to celebrate, including a virtual screening of the documentary "9 to 5 — The Story of a Movement" on March 18.
    • Women's History Month Poster

      NYSUT celebrates Women’s History Month — March — with a free poster celebrating Kamala Harris, the 49th vice president of the United States. She is the first female, first Black American and first South Asian American to hold the position.
    • NYSUT Mosaics of Sisterhood Grant

      The NYSUT Mosaics of Sisterhood Grant was established in 2019 by the NYSUT Women’s Committee through a generous donation from retired Vice President, Catalina Fortino, to help our committee members who need resources for a specific short-term project, committee start up or professional learning opportunity to move the women’s agenda forward.
    • Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition

      Read the history.  Get some swag. Support a permanent memorial to this important event.


    • 2020 Women's Vote Centennial

      It's almost time to commemorate the centennial of women winning the vote! Information and planning materials for 2020 are now available.
    • Women's Resources

      Tools and guides to help you tackle important tasks, provide inspiration and communicate with committee members.
    • About the Women's Committee

      The NYSUT Women’s Committee has four main goals: encourage more locals to develop in-house women’s committees; educate female members about the work of the union; highlight women-specific issues, including inequalities in pay, health care and education; and involve more union women in leadership roles.
    • Start Your Committee

      We offer 10 tips for organizing a women's committee in your local union.
    • HERstories

      Our HERstories highlight the strong female leaders in our union, and help to empower more women to take on leadership roles in all sorts of ways within their local unions, their communities, and within NYSUT.
    • Calendar

      This Social Media and Event Calendar (PDF) is a living document to use as a frame to start a conversation in your local about recognizing and celebrating women’s history and significant social justice events.
    • Social Media

      Get social! Follow the committee on Twitter @NYSUTWomensComm, share and follow the conversation at #NYSUTWomen, and join the new Facebook Group.
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