New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s term limit legislation could provide more women the chance to run and win.
Weekend Reading for Women's Representation is a compilation of stories about women's representation. This week: New York Gov. Kathy Hochul's term limit legislation could provide more women the chance to run and win; Minneapolis's Andrea Jenkins is the first openly trans city council president in the U.S., and Seattle's Debora Juarez marks same milestone for Indigenous people; Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick's election brings the percentage of Black women in the U.S. House to 6 percent; Xiomara Castro, the incoming woman president of Honduras; the legacy of voting rights champion Lani Guinier, who died on Jan. 7; and more.
in The 19th about New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed term limit legislation that could well provide more women the chance to run and win—especially in conjunction with targeted recruitment and other reforms:In New York City, where the new 51-member city council is women-majority for the first time ever, organizations like
21 in ‘21 intentionally focused their attention on races without incumbents. More than 30 council seats were open because of term limits.“Open seats were the only places that we chose to play, because those were the places that we knew there was tremendous opportunity,” said Jessica Haller, executive director for the group.
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Guy Oseary Signs NFT Collective World of Women for Representation, Alongside Bored Ape Yacht Club (EXCLUSIVE)Back in October 2021, music industry veteran and longtime tech investor Guy Oseary announced the signing of Bored Ape Yacht Club and its creator Yuga Labs for representation, alongside management c… worldofwomennft Doesn't mean a damn thing; neither are supported and both are easily hacked and stolen. Be smart with your money people. worldofwomennft Thank you for bringing attention to this NFT account, it makes it much easier to block.
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Three women charged for allegedly assaulting Delta Airlines employeesThree women from Long Island, New York, are facing federal charges for allegedly kicking and punching Delta Airlines employees after they weren't allowed to board a flight. Delta please prosecute these women. Also put them on the no fly list.
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Kathy Hochul’s proposed term limit legislation that could well provide more women the chance to run and win—especially in conjunction with targeted recruitment and other reforms: In New York City, where the new 51-member city council is women-majority for the first time ever, organizations like  21 in ‘21  intentionally focused their attention on races without incumbents. More than 30 council seats were open because of term limits. “Open seats were the only places that we chose to play, because those were the places that we knew there was tremendous opportunity,” said Jessica Haller, executive director for the group. Sold on the Ethereum blockchain, holders of a WoW NFT — which include Reese Witherspoon — have complete 100% ownership and IP rights, mirroring the Bored Ape Yacht Club model. Sophie Nir is executive director of Eleanor’s Legacy, which helps elect Democratic women in New York who support abortion. She applauded Hochul’s efforts, though noted in the end it will impact just a handful of offices, since term limits on legislative seats are not part of Hochul’s proposal.S.
But Nir sees another potential benefit — a change away from what she described as “ego driven power hoarding” in statewide office in New York. No more. That ultimately could make behind-the-scenes government work more welcoming to women. “That will allow opportunities for a real shift in the culture of Albany,” she said. “The cultural shift is what will empower women. Everything we do begins and ends with our wonderfully supportive community and we’re so excited to bring the WoW collective to another level with Guy’s help, starting with the fully decentralized licensing rights.” NY Governor Kathy Hochul painted by Melanie Humble. Upon arriving to their gate, agents reported that Zavala"was having difficulty walking" and Nixon smelled of alcohol, Breon's letter said.
This week Governor Hochul also announced that she is launching an  Equity Agenda . Here are some of the components: Create a Council on Gender Equity: In 2017, New York launched the Council on Women and Girls to help state policies advance women’s rights and equality. They built a community that is authentic, diverse, and one-of-a-kind. Governor Hochul will propose to transform that group into the Council on Gender Equity, expanding its scope and impact. Composed of Cabinet members and community leaders from across the state, the new Council will serve as an advisory body to the Governor, working to meet a vision of true gender equity in New York. The Council will take an intersectional approach to elevate the needs of women, girls, and transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, focusing on underserved populations and communities of color.” Oseary is no stranger to all sides of the investing spectrum having been partnered with Ashton Kutcher for nearly two decades in their own VC firm, Sound Ventures. When the flight's gate agent attempted to intervene, Zavala allegedly punched them in the face.
Protect Reproductive Access for All: Building on her ongoing commitment to protect reproductive health and rights for all New Yorkers, Governor Hochul will take additional action to ensure anyone seeking reproductive care in New York has the access they need by expanding the family planning grant program, supporting safety-net providers, and codifying insurance coverage for abortion. Pass an Equal Rights Amendment This Session: Given the enduring inequalities that women, people of color, and other marginalized communities continue to face in employment, political representation, and economic opportunity, among other areas, New York must demonstrate its commitment to equality for all New Yorkers. Governor Hochul will work with the Legislature to pass an Equal Rights Amendment this session. Adding to his NFT bonafides, Oseary is also partnered with Beeple (seller of a record-making $64 million NFT to Sotheby’s in March 2021) in NFT platform WENEW. Andrea Jenkins has been elected president of the Minneapolis City Council, making her the first out transgender person to hold such a post in the U.S. The flight's crew eventually pulled the officer away, but the three women"continued to scream and strike" the employees.
(Facebook) Writing in The Lily, Anne Branigin . The Ethereum blockchain is by far the most popular among NFT enthusiasts, and collectibles lead in categories by a wide margin, with art a distant second, a November.