Posts Tagged Carolyn Maloney

Remembering Dr. Stephen Levin

Saying someone is a hero and a lifesaver, lauding their invaluable and extraordinary contributions to the world, can often be hyperbole. But in the case of Dr. Stephen Levin (Oct. 16, 1941- February 8, 2012) who fought for his patients’ lives as a physician and activist, and fought for change on both a cellular and a political  level, it’s simply a statement of fact.

I first met Steve Levin at the New York City office of Kinderland, a progressive summer camp focused on social justice. I grew up going to Kinderland, and was there for my interview to be a Counselor in Training (CIT). Steve was there, waiting for his own daughter — who had never been to Kinderland — to finish ...

Saying someone is a hero and a lifesaver, lauding their invaluable and extraordinary contributions to the world, can often be hyperbole. But in the case of Dr. Stephen Levin (Oct. 16, 1941- February 8, 2012) who fought for his ...

Breakfast at Maloney’s

A couple of weeks ago, some of the Feministing crew had the opportunity to meet with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) for breakfast to chat about her past and current work, including her recent re-introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). And she was awesome.

Not only has Congresswoman Maloney represented my district for the past 18 years (big ups to Astoria), but has led the way for tons of legislation that has made an incredible impact, between authoring what some say is the most important anti-rape legislation in the country that addressed the country’s backlog of rape kits, to adding an amendment to the foreign aid bill that secured $60 million in funding for ...

A couple of weeks ago, some of the Feministing crew had the opportunity to meet with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) for breakfast to chat about her past and current work, including her recent re-introduction ...