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Lisa Hofflich

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Lisa Hofflich is a community advisor for Daily Voice. A journalism graduate of New York University, Hofflich is a former investigative television news producer for CNBC, WNBC, and Consumer Reports, as well as Assignment Editor for EXTRA. A longtime resident of Westchester County, Hofflich reactivated the Westchester Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and serves as its current president. She is also a board member of the New York City chapter while serving on the statewide NOW council, and chairing the NOW New York State LGBT Task Force. For the past decade, Hofflich has been been immersed in nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, devising, spearheading, and leading statewide policy action campaigns in women's and children's issues, centering mainly around combating human trafficking, domestic violence, gender equity, and transgender rights., to name a few. Since 2007, Hofflich has advocated as part of a coalition of women's prison and domestic violence groups to pass laws that would ameliorate sentences for incarcerated survivors. She also enterprised a social media and photo campaign targeted at raising awareness of human trafficking and was part of the team to help pass the Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act in the New York State Legislature. She has testified in front of the New York State Senate participated in New York State Assembly roundtable discussions on policy issues. Hofflich is also currently a board member of Bartow-Pell Conservancy in the Bronx, the Pelham Art Center, and a former chair of the New York State Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League and past president of the Junior League of Bronxville

Lisa Hofflich's Contributions

  1. Concert Across America To End Gun Violence Coming To New Rochelle

    Concert Across America To End Gun Violence Coming To New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - This weekend New Rochelle will be one of hundreds of cities across the country to participate in the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence.For weeks, Scarsdale Assemblywoman Amy Paulin has been busy organizing local musical talent to participate in the nationwide event that will link more than 350 music concerts together through social media as the country ...

  2. Lawrence Hospital Workers Picket, Call For New Contract

    Lawrence Hospital Workers Picket, Call For New Contract

    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1199 who work at New York-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville were out on the sidewalk with signs Tuesday, holding an information picket to highlight their struggle for a contract and the connection to patient care.  The union represents workers in a variety of service-related fields, including ...

  3. Assemblywoman, New Rochelle Planning Local Concert To End Gun Violence

    Assemblywoman, New Rochelle Planning Local Concert To End Gun Violence

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – State and city leaders are readying for a local event to facilitate the area’s participation in The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence.According to state Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale), New Rochelle will be holding a concert on Sept. 25, the same day other concerts for the cause will be held across the country.Paulin said the combined concert effort ...

  4. NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Workers Protest In Bronxville

    NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Workers Protest In Bronxville

    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. - Workers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Bronxville took to the street recently for a candlelight vigil as they continue to combat the company over their wages.Last week, protesters from the Local 11-99 labor union - which includes radiologists, surgical technicians and other hospital employees - posted up across the street from the hospital, demanding the end of ...

  5. Croton Library Hosts Presidential Forum

    Croton Library Hosts Presidential Forum

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- With the upcoming New York Presidential Primary coming up Tuesday, the Croton Library hosted a panel and forum with representatives of the various democrat campaigns.On hand for the event were Katherine Brezler and Sheralyn Pulver Goodman who are Sanders Delegates, Brian Pugh who is the Cortlandt Democratic Committee Secretary and Catherine Borgia and Lisa Hofflich, ...

  6. Hillary Clinton Pumps Up NY Primary Campaign With Purchase College Visit

    Hillary Clinton Pumps Up NY Primary Campaign With Purchase College Visit

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton gave a rousing speech to more than 500 college students and other supporters on the campus of SUNY Purchase in Harrison Thursday. It was the Democratic presidential candidate's first official campaign event in Westchester Couny leading up to the April 19 primary election in New York. "I believe the path to the White House goes ...

  7. Westchester For Hillary Hosting Organizational Meeting In White Plains

    Westchester For Hillary Hosting Organizational Meeting In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- With the New York primary on April 19 fast approaching, local supporters of Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton are pooling their resources to help her. Westchester for Hillary is holding an organizational meeting today at 6 p.m. at the Vintage Lounge and Restaurant, 171 Main St. The event, spearheaded by campaign organizers Hannah Fine and Izzy Bugatti, along ...

  8. Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Hosts Forum In Croton On Paid Family Leave

    Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Hosts Forum In Croton On Paid Family Leave

    CROTO-On-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will hold a pros and cons discussion to consider New York State’s approach to family leave on Thursday, March 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Stanley H. Kellerhouse Municipal Building, 1 Van Wyck St. in Croton-on-Hudson.For more information contact Assemblywoman Galef’s office at 914-941-1111 or galefs@assembly.state.ny.usPanelist will ...

  9. Update: Pelham Memorial HS All-Clear After Students Evacuated

    Update: Pelham Memorial HS All-Clear After Students Evacuated

    This story as been updated.Update, 1:30 p.m.PELHAM, N.Y. -- First-responders have determined the buildings to be clear and safe. Pelham Memorial High School students were escorted back to the secondary campus and reported to Period 2. Lockouts have been lifted at the elementary schools. Update, 12:15 p.m.PELHAM, N.Y. -- Students and staff at Pelham Memorial High School are safe after a ...

  10. Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Invites Students To Create Laws

    Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Invites Students To Create Laws

    PELHAM, N.Y. -- How often have you heard or said," There ought to be a law?" If you could create a new law what would it be? What if your idea had a chance of becoming a law that impacts more than 19 million New Yorkers?Well thanks to State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, (88th District), middle school students in grades 6 to 8 living in Scarsdale, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Broxville, ...

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