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Mission

Since 1970, the Women's Center for Education and Career Advancement (WCECA) has maintained its commitment to the goal of economic self-sufficiency for NYC women, especially those who are underserved and underrepresented. We provide the tools women require to successfully navigate the system, in order to become full participants in today's economy.

Through innovative technology resources, job readiness programs, career services and financial literacy programs for girls and young women, we educate and advocate for socially just public policies and opportunities that lead to the empowerment of women and the betterment of their lives and the lives of their children.

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Workready Presents a Free Orientation

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Workready Orientation

Celebrating Women Award from the New York Women's Foundation

On May 10, 2012, our Executive Director, Merble Reagon, was honored by the New York Women's Foundation on the event of their 25th Anniversary with the Celebrating Women Award for her more than four decades of outstanding service and support on behalf of women and girls in New York City. Her fellow honorees are Ai-Jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who won the Century Award.

We are proud of her achievement and feel that she is very deserving of this prestigious award. Congrats Merble!

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What it Really Costs to Live in NYC

The Women's Center discusses the Self-Sufficency Standard and Calculator with funder the New York Community Trust

http://www.nycommunitytrust.org

Health Care

If you are currently uninsured and do not qualify for Medicaid please visit www.healthcare.gov to learn more about your options where currently there is open enrolment for Federal Health Care.

To the following pages at the top:
http://wceca.org/calculator/pages/info_pages/health_adults.htm
http://wceca.org/calculator/pages/info_pages/health_kids.htm

Hurricane Sandy Relief Information

FEMA

www.fema.gov/public-assitance-eligible-applicants

Register for FEMA here:www.disasterassistance.gov

When you apply for disaster assistance please have the following available:

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