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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. Astorino's Plan To Help Victims Of Sexual Attacks Does More Harm Than Good

    Astorino's Plan To Help Victims Of Sexual Attacks Does More Harm Than Good

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino unveiled his own four-point proposal to crack down on campus sexual violence, saying Gov. Cuomo’s own plan does not go “far enough.” The reality is, while his strategy is well intentioned, the plan is problematic, misguided and could harm students, rather than protect them. Astorino’s policy would require college employees to ...

  2. Picture House Hosts Screening And Discussion On Campus Sexual Assault

    Picture House Hosts Screening And Discussion On Campus Sexual Assault

    PELHAM, N.Y. -- Sexual assaults on college campuses has become an epidemic. Thursday night, The Picture House hosted a screening of "The Hunting Ground," a documentary about the issue of sexual assaults on college campuses with a discussion after the film. The event was organized by Pelham Memorial High School's Women's Empowerment Club. According to the documentary, one in five ...

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