ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state health officials issued a more urgent call Thursday for unvaccinated children and adults to get inoculated against polio, citing new evidence of possible “community spread” of the dangerous virus.
Eliza Byard, Executive Director of Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses creating equal access to the benefits of a safe and welcoming learning environment for all students, regardless of their identity.
Eliza Byard discusses ensuring that all students, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.
Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO of Partnership for New York City, discusses working closely with government, labor, and the nonprofit sector to enhance the economy and maintain New York City’s position as the global center of commerce, culture, and innovation.
Andrés Spokoiny, President & CEO of Jewish Funders Network, discusses working with Jewish funders to improve the quality of their giving and to maximize their impact as they inspire the changes they want to see in the world.
Alan van Capelle, President & CEO at Educational Alliance discusses helping more than 4 million New Yorkers to date through social, educational, and recreational programs that embrace innovation and build community.
Bebe Anderson, VP of US Legal Program at Center for Reproductive Rights discusses the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated to reproductive rights. (using the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect.)