October 12, 2022

Women's Empowerment

YWCA Northern New Jersey, the Center for American Women and Politics, and New Jersey State Senator Loretta Weinberg Hold Roundtable Discussion on Preventing Sexual Harassment and Assault in New Jersey Politics

Today, in commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the emergence of the global #MeToo movement and the 50th anniversary of the enactment of Title IX, YWCA Northern New Jersey (YWCANNJ) and the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) hosted a roundtable discussion featuring a diverse panel of experts on harassment, sexual assault, and misogyny in New Jersey politics, titled “Creating Safe Workplaces in NJ Politics.” The conversation highlighted YWCANNJ’s recently unveiled workplace training video for political campaigns on creating a safer environment for staffers, expert advice on identifying sexual harassment in the workplace, and what legal rights and resources victims have when experiencing harassment.

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