Women & Families Committee

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Women & Families Committee

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Community Board 8 Office Conference Room

505 Park Avenue Suite 620

New York,


United States

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Women & Families Committee
Thursday, October 10, 2019 – 6:30 PM
Community Board 8 Office
505 Park Avenue, Suite 620

Minutes: October 2019 Women and Families Minutes


  1. Presentation by Monumental Women on the proposed statue of Suffrage Movement Pioneers in Central Park. — a joint issue with the Parks & Waterfront Committee 
    1. Rendering of Statue
    2. October 2019 Statue Honoring Women's Rights Pioneers - Resolution
  2. Financing long term care. Discussion of new ways to help pay for the high cost of long term care. Among the considerations will be Washington State’s new legislation to help families with this burdensome cost. Could Washington State’s plan work in New York? — a joint issue with the Health, Seniors and Social Services Committee
  3. The Pink Tax. The committee is preparing a flyer that defines the Pink Tax imposed on women and identifies ways to avoid this penalty. The discussion will center on the distribution of this flyer and further steps to take on this issue.
  4. Old Business
  5. New Business

P Gayle Baron and Margaret Price, Co-Chairs