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Annual Mercy College Conference Focuses On Women's Issues

The National Organization for Women's New York chapter will have its annual conference Nov. 21 at Mercy College.
The National Organization for Women's New York chapter will have its annual conference Nov. 21 at Mercy College. Photo Credit: NOW NYS

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – The National Organization for Women's New York chapter will have its annual convention, "Empowering Women & Our Future" Saturday at Mercy College.

The 6-hour event opens at 11 a.m. Among the talks on the agenda are “How to Run a Campaign & Win! Getting Strong Women Candidates Elected” at 2 p.m., “Women’s Rights in the Balance: What’s at State in the 2016 Election” at 3:15 p.m. and “Let’s Talk: Feminism, Race, Gender & Identity” at 4 p.m.

Several elected officials are expected to speak, including state Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson, state Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, state Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and Westchester County Legislator Catherine Borgia.

Attendees are urged to register before the event. Admission ranges from a $15, sliding student rate to $50 for “supporters.” Register here .

View a full program agenda here . For more information, e-mail nownewyorkstate@gmail.com or call 212-627-9895.

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