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Lisa Hofflich

Community Advisor

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. Assemblywoman Paulin Leading Discussion On Aid In Dying

    Assemblywoman Paulin Leading Discussion On Aid In Dying

    SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin will host a panel discussion on aid in dying at the Scarsdale Woman’s Club on Thursday, Feb. 4.David Leven, the executive director of End of Life Choices, Dr. Howard Grossman, the chairman of Physicians for Compassionate Care, Rabbi Emily Korzenik, the spiritual leader of the Fellowship for Jewish Learning, and Eric Seiff, a ...

  2. Hofflich Family Christmas Cards Spoof Classic Movie, TV Shows

    Hofflich Family Christmas Cards Spoof Classic Movie, TV Shows

    PELHAM, N.Y. -- Every year Daily Voice community advisor Lisa Hofflich and her family create Christmas cards spoofing a classic movie or TV show. This year is Mel Brooks' classic "History of the World Part 1."Previous years have included "Scooby-Doo," "The Brady Bunch," "Spaceballs," and "National Lampoon's Vacation." "My husband ...

  3. Westchester Nonprofits Launch Keep Westchester Thriving

    Westchester Nonprofits Launch Keep Westchester Thriving

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The nonprofit organizations of both Nonprofit Westchester and County Coalitions have joined forces to launch a new campaign, #KeepWestchesterThriving, to urge the county to restore cuts in the proposed 2016 budget. Nonprofit Westchester (NPW) and Coalitions represent hundreds of nonprofit agencies throughout the county announced during a recent press ...

  4. Annual Mercy College Conference Focuses On Women's Issues

    Annual Mercy College Conference Focuses On Women's Issues

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – The National Organization for Women's New York chapter will have its annual convention, "Empowering Women & Our Future" Saturday at Mercy College.The 6-hour event opens at 11 a.m. Among the talks on the agenda are “How to Run a Campaign & Win! Getting Strong Women Candidates Elected” at 2 p.m., “Women’s Rights in the Balance: What’s at State in the ...

  5. Honk, Wave Held Outside Planned Parenthood In White Plains

    Honk, Wave Held Outside Planned Parenthood In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Supporters gathered outside Planned Parenthood's White Plains Health Center Sept. 29 for a honk and wave. Armed with signs reading "Stand with Planned Parenthood" and other custom messages, supporters asked drivers to honk and wave as they passed as a message of solidarity and support for the organization and women's health.

  6. Nita Lowey Leads White Plains Rally Against Defunding Planned Parenthood

    Nita Lowey Leads White Plains Rally Against Defunding Planned Parenthood

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Approximately 75 area residents in addition to a host of elected officials gathered at a rally at Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s (PPHP) White Plains Health Center on Sunday, Sept. 27 where Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey, the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, spoke alongside other local politicians about why it's unconscionable for Congress to ...

  7. YMCA White Plains, Central Westchester NOW Chapter Meets

    YMCA White Plains, Central Westchester NOW Chapter Meets

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The YWCA White Plains and Central Westchester NOW (National Organization For Women) Chapter meeting is Tuesday at 7 p.m., at 515 North St.The meeting will focus on consciousness raising. To discuss any issue or topic, send an email to lisa@westchester-now.org.

  8. Westchester NOW Meets In Dobbs Ferry

    Westchester NOW Meets In Dobbs Ferry

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- The Westchester chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) will hold a meeting at Mercy College on July 28 at 7 p.m. Westchester NOW will meet for a general membership meeting to discuss campus sexual assault and how to help stop it.  The meeting will take place in Mercy College's Main Hall on 555 Broadway in Dobbs Ferry. 

  9. Borgia To Host Sexual Assault Forum In White Plains

    Borgia To Host Sexual Assault Forum In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Westchester County Legislator Catherine Borgia will host a forum on campus sexual assault from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Davis Auditorium at Westchester Community College. “We’ve heard opinions from a number of elected officials, but we believe it’s important to hear the student and public perspectives on this very important issue," Borgia said in a press release. ...

  10. Westchester NOW Will Have Monthly Meeting

    Westchester NOW Will Have Monthly Meeting

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- The Westchester County chapter of the National Organization for Women will have its monthly chapter meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Carver Center in Port Chester. Discussions at the meeting will include the strategy on passing the Westchester Reproductive Health Care Facilities Access Bill and the issue of college campus sexual assault, among other topics. If you ...

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