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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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  • NYSUT celebrates Women's History Month with new poster featuring Rep. Carolyn Maloney 3/14/2024
  • RA 2023: Celebrating Excellence in the Professions 4/29/2023
  • Women’s Committee focuses on Alzheimer’s Disease 12/9/2022
  • NYSUT Women’s Committee to examine impact of Alzheimer’s 8/17/2022
  • Awards and Honors: Representative Assembly 2022 4/1/2022
  • NYSUT Women’s History Month poster honors work of Malala Yousafzai 3/3/2022
  • Empowerment clubs, new ELT course mark Women’s History Month 3/2/2022
  • #NotJustPhysical: February is Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month 2/8/2022
  • Empowerment focus of 2021 Women’s Committee meeting 11/22/2021
  • Equity conversation must include keeping women safe 10/27/2021
  • NYSUT Women: How to create a women’s empowerment club in any school 8/30/2021
  • 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 11/15/2019
  • 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' 4/28/2018
  • 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
  • March conference empowers young women 1/1/0001
    • Women's Rights in the Workplace (PDF)

      NYSUT answers frequently asked questions about your rights in the workplace.

    • Women's Resources

      Tools and guides to help you tackle important tasks, provide inspiration and communicate with committee members.
    • Start an Empowerment Club!

      Why start a club? Students need safe spaces to speak about issues, including fairness, safety, equity, access and representation. We have tips and tools to get you started.
    • Women's History Month Poster

      Celebrating Carolyn B. Maloney, who served as the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th and later 12th Congressional Districts from 1993 to 2023.

    • Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition

      The "Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition” connects individuals and organizations with the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire — one of the pivotal events in US history and a turning point in labor’s struggle to achieve fair wages, dignity at work and safe working conditions. 

    • 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.
    • Social Media

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