Category Archives: Advocacy

United Way Launches United for U.S. Coalition to Help Those Impacted By Government Shutdown

Poughkeepsie & Newburgh, NY — United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is pleased to be part of United Way Worldwide’s United for U.S. Coalition, a joint effort by United Way’s corporate partners, organized labor, the United Way network and nonprofits to assist furloughed federal workers and others impacted by the ongoing government shutdown. “We are […]

Orange County Chamber of Commerce hosts another SOLD OUT Event!

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the success of another sold-out event.  The Chamber hosts a General Membership breakfast every second Thursday of every month.  Each month a different topic and speaker comes to speak to the Orange County Chamber members and guests, with an added opportunity of networking. Every breakfast is a […]

Five Employment Law Trends to Lookout for in the Year 2019

Paid Family Leave In 2019, eligible employees in New York State will receive up to 10 weeks of Paid Family Leave and up to 55% of their average weekly wage (capped at 55% of the State’s average weekly wage) during their paid leave. The maximum benefit of 12 weeks off and 67% of average weekly wage will […]

How to Create Killer Calls to Action for your Non-Profit Advocacy

Are your advocates failing to mobilize behind your latest issue, or donate to your cause despite all your hard work and worthy campaign? Ever consider it might be the way YOU wrote that Call to Action?  You don’t have to be Shakespeare to motivate your supporters to sign that petition, write to Congress, comment on Regulations.gov, or make a donation.  The good news is […]