EffectiveNY Previews Push for Landmark New York “Equality for All Amendment” with New Ad

Release of 60-Second Online Ad Corresponds to Equal Pay Day Right now, women, LGBT people and the disabled do not have equal rights in New York State’s Constitution, but EffectiveNY is aiming to bring that injustice to an end by passing an “Equality for All Amendment” in Albany. In the coming months, EffectiveNY, a nonprofit […]Read More »

10yo Leads Campaign for Constitutional Right to Clean Air

 Second Round of Videos Feature South Albany Residents Suffering from Oil Train, Diesel Truck Emissions  “This is the basketball court, this is the playground, that’s where I live, and there’s the train tracks.” – 10-year-old Lawrence, pointing out places all just a few feet away from where he was standing. Albany – Three weeks ago, […]Read More »

Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Members, EffectiveNY, Eleanor’s Legacy, and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund Announce New Effort to Elect More Women to New York City Council

QUEENS – New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Council Member Margaret Chin and a coalition of women’s organizations and good government advocates today unveiled ,”21 in ’21,” a new initiative designed to encourage more women to run for local City Council seats. The Five Founders: (left to right) Morgan Pehme, […]Read More »

New Effort to Elect More Women to New York City Council

21 in 21Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Members, EffectiveNY, Eleanor’s Legacy, and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund Announce New Effort to Elect More Women to New York City Council QUEENS – New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Council Member Margaret Chin and a coalition of women’s organizations and good government advocates […]Read More »

Hoosick Falls Kids Call for Constitutional Right to Clean Water

Environmental Advocates of New York and EffectiveNY Team Up in Push for Constitutional Amendment “At home we drink bottled water, we basically do all the stuff with bottled water” says 10-year-old Hoosick Falls resident, Ashlynn Sagendorf, more than a year after residents first learned they had been drinking water contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Environmental […]Read More »

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