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20 Years of the Violence Against Women Act

When we began the fight for VAWA, every 15 seconds, a woman in America was subjected to domestic violence. Despite its pervasiveness, domestic violence was regarded as a private family matter, and it received very little attention from the media, lawmakers, and law enforcement. After decades of systemic failure, federal action was necessary to prevent domestic violence incidents, better serve survivors, and hold perpetrators accountable.

Saturday, September 13, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1259)/Comments (0)/
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Sign on to support women in low-wage jobs

We just released a new report showing that regardless of their education level, age, marital or parental status, race, ethnicity, or national origin, women are more likely to work in a low-wage job than their male counterparts.

Thursday, July 31, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1463)/Comments (0)/
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We need the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities would improve the lives of more than 1 billion people living with disabilities.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1471)/Comments (0)/
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Women's Day at the NYS Fair Aug 27th

Join us at the NYS Fair on August 27th for Women's Day at the Fair!
Thursday, July 03, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1390)/Comments (0)/
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BNC 2014-2015 Officers installed

Watch the YouTube Video of the BNC Officer installation.

Sunday, June 08, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1416)/Comments (0)/
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BNC wins two awards at State Conference

The NYS Women Inc Annual State Conference was held in Albany on May 30th – June 1st. The Buffalo Niagara Chapter was given two awards during their Membership Awards Luncheon on Saturday.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1319)/Comments (0)/
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2 BNC members elected to NYS Women Executive Committee

Renee Cerullo elected as President-Elect and Linda Przepasniak elected as 2nd Vice President. There are a number of our members serving as committee chairs too.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1607)/Comments (0)/
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Local Grace LeGendre Awardee attends BNC Dinner Meeting

One of this year's Grace LeGendre Fellowship Awardees was a University at Buffalo Student. She attended our BNC dinner meeting in May.
Monday, May 12, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1591)/Comments (0)/
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Katharine Smith, will receive the district director’s Small Business Week Special Recognition Award

BNC member Katharine Smith, owner of White Rabbit Design, will receive the district director’s Small Business Week Special Recognition Award at the SBA Small Business Week Awards Luncheon on Wednesday May 7, 2014.

Monday, April 07, 2014/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (3138)/Comments (0)/
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West Seneca in Bloom Garden Contest - Ruthann Szychowski

Ruthann Szychowski was a winner in the West Seneca in Bloom Garden Contest, in the Front Yard category. Read the full article >>

Tuesday, August 13, 2013/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1427)/Comments (0)/
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