Dare to Run is proud to host events in the community to encourage women to run for public office.  

Dare to Run Valentine's Day Happy Hour: February 12, 2020

Dare to Run hosted Valentine's Day Happy Hour on the lower East Side.  Participants came and wrote letters to our favorite female legislators across New York State!  Letters were mailed to female legislators in honor of Valentine's Day.  

International Women's Day: Run for Office, Change the World:

March 8, 2020

In honor of International Women's Day, Dare to Run hosted a panel called Run for Office: Change the World, profiling 6 amazing women who are running for public office across New York State.  They include:

Felicia Singh, Candidate for City Council District 32

Chivona Renee Newsome, Candidate for U.S. Senate District 15

Sara Lind, Candidate for City Council District 6

Ischia Bravo, Candidate for City Council District 15

Raquel Batista, Past Candidate for City Council District 15

Shirley Paul, Candidate for City Council District 46

Candidates shared the successes and challenges of running campaigns for public office, skills they've learned on the journey so far, and what advice they would offer to women who are considering running for public office in New York.  

Zoom Panel: RealTalk: Covid-19 Update in New York State

On May 20th, 2020, Dare to Run hosted a Zoom Panel featuring: Senator Andrea-Stewart Cousins, Senator Alessandra Biaggi, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal.  The legislators discussed the Covid-19 pandemic York State, specifically what challenges are being faced by vulnerable communities and what the State Legislature is doing to address those challenges.   


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