Over the last century, Junior Leagues have played an active role in educating the public on the pressing issues of the day and advocating for change, legislative or otherwise, on behalf of those who don’t have a voice.
PACs (Public Affairs Committees) and SPACs (State Public Affairs Committees) are individual, apolitical committees of Junior Leagues within a state that form to educate and take action on public policy issues relevant to the Junior League mission.
Our Public Affairs Committee will advocate on and educate on topics associated with our league’s mission, Family Self Sufficiency. We will also focus on the proposed legislation the New York State Public Affairs Committee (NYSPAC) voted to support for the 2018/2019 – Gender Pay Gap.
In addition, we will bring JLR’s vote for the 2018-2019 supported legislation to Fall Conference and thereafter support the selected topic in our activities at home until Fall 2019.
For more information on NYSPAC, please visit their website: http://www.nyspac.org/