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OUR MISSION:
Legal Momentum advances the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy.

Founded in 1970 as NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, Legal Momentum is the nations oldest legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls. Legal Momentum is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

FRONT COVER PHOTOS Top left: istockphoto.com; right: Joan Roth Bottom right: screen capture from video by Luis Argueta

TAB LE OF CONTENT S
Message from Board Chair Linda Willet t Message from President Irasema Gar za HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR WORK IN 20 08 P r e g n a n c y D i s c r i m i n a t i o n i n t h e Wo r k p l a c e E m p l o y e r A b u s e o f I m m i g r a n t Wo m e n Wo r ke r s Te e n G i r l s i n A b u s i ve D a t i n g R e l a t i o n s h i p s S e l e c t e d C a s e s f r o m t h e L e g a l M o m e n t u m D o c ke t News and Awards A d vo c a c y a n d Tr a i n i n g E ve n t s Publications Eq u a l O p p o r t u n i t y A w a r d s D i n n e r 2 0 07 Aiming High Awards Luncheon 20 08 Wo m e n o f A c h i e ve m e n t A w a r d s D i n n e r 2 0 0 8 Summar y Financial Repor t Our Contributors Board of Direc tors A d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d St a f f Board of Legal Advisors 5 7 9 10 15 17 21 23 24 25 26 28 33 33 34 1 3

MESSAGE FROM BOARD CHAIR

Linda A. Willett

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Dear Supporters and Friends, Legal Momentumnow in its 38th yearfaced new beginnings on two very signicant fronts in 2008. First, with a unanimous vote of the Board of Directors, we appointed Irasema Garza to be our new president. Irasema comes to us with years of experience in the labor movement, the Department of Labor, and the Clinton Administration. The child of migrant workers who became a lawyer and the head of the Womens Bureau in the Clinton administration, she has, in a very real sense, lived the mission of Legal Momentum. And second, of course, is President Barack Obama. We would be more optimistic if President Obama was inheriting the surpluses of the Clinton Administration rather than the decit of the Bush Administration, but he is not. This translates to cautious optimism on our part, but the realization that for at least the foreseeable future, Legal Momentums work will remain as relevant as it has been for the past 38 years. The 2008 Annual Report encapsulates our work on behalf of women and girlswork that ultimately benets men as well. I hope you will read it and take pride in our accomplishments. We could not have achieved so much without your support and the hard work of our very talented and dedicated sta. Thank you. I hope you will continue your interest in and support of our work. Sincerely,

Linda A. Willett Chair, Board of Directors

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Irasema Garza

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Dear Supporters and Friends,

What an incredible privilege it is for me to lead Legal Momentum. I grew up admiring the work of NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, and I actually beneted personally from its good work. When I was asked to become president, I accepted with great enthusiasm. Strong organizations change as they mature . . . as they become stronger and more relevant. We changed our name a few years ago and have slightly modied our mission to address the challenges women and girls face today rather than yesterday. We believe that until women and girls are able to secure employment equal with that of men, and until they receive comparable compensation, they will continue to face inequalities throughout their lives. It will be dicult for them to extricate themselves from abusive relationships. They will not gain control over their reproductive health. And they will certainly face employment discrimination. Consequently, we are focusing on three specic program areas: violence against women; reproductive rights/health; and employment discrimination. When you have read through this report, I know you will feel as proud of your association with Legal Momentum as I do. I want to thank you for your support, and urge you to expand your involvement with us. While we celebrate a new administration, we know from the past that society does not change when the White House changes hands. To achieve true equality, we will continue to need your help. Please join us! Sincerely,

Irasema Garza President

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LITIGATION

to eliminate employment discrimination

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P R E G N A N C Y D I S C R I M I N AT I O N I N T H E W O R K P L AC E

The federal law outlawing pregnancy discrimination in the workplace turned 30 last October. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was a true milestone for womens equality. But we have miles to go to fulll its promise of workplace equality. The PDA opened doors for millions of women. No longer could a woman be red simply for being pregnant, or be excluded from coverage of pregnancy-related health care under an employers insurance plan. Indeed, a recent study found that close to 70 percent of women having their rst child between 2001 and 2003 worked during their pregnancies, and nearly 80 percent of those women worked into their ninth month. Other statistics are more sobering. Pregnancy discrimination charges led with the U.S. Equal Employ ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) increased 40 percent between 1997 and 2007. A recent study found that pregnancy discrimination claims by women of color increased more than 75 percent in the past decade, even though the total number of charges increased by only 25 percent. Legal Momentum is especially concerned with the experiences of pregnant women who do physically strenuous workin jobs as diverse as nurse, janitor, trucker, and construction worker. Millions of these women too often confront employer stereotypes about limitations during pregnancy. Far too many ultimately face an unconscionable choice between their pregnancies and their paychecks. Lori DiPalo is a bridge and tunnel ocer with the MTAs Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA) in New York City. When the TBTA learned she was pregnant last summer, it immediately removed her from full duty and took her gun away. Although DiPalos own doctor found her job duties no threat to her pregnancy, the TBTA deferred. It relegated DiPalo to a low-level toll booth position. The TBTA removes all pregnant women from active duty, regardless of the advice of their physicians. Legal Momentum now represents DiPalo in a pregnancy discrimination case against the TBTA, pending before the EEOC. Michigan reghter Valerie Finn learned she was pregnant in early 2008. She knew she couldnt perform the physically strenuous and hazardous aspects of her job for much longer, and that her department did not have a policy of providing light duty to pregnant women. This meant that unless she kept working at full duty, she would have to take an unpaid leave of absenceand she and her husband couldnt aord to lose half their household income. Finn did what shed previously considered unthinkable: She hid her pregnancy and continued to work at full capacity. When she did disclose her pregnancy, at ve months, the re chief immediately placed her on unpaid leave. She lost her medical benets and seniority and used up her paid sick leave and vacation time. Legal Momentum, along with Detroits Sugar Law Center, now represents Finn in a discrimination case against the Port Huron Fire Department and the City of Port Huron. Angie is a longtime employee of a major domestic airlines male-dominated Cargo Division at New Yorks JFK International Airport. Just weeks into her pregnancy, her doctor told her shed have to avoid heavy lifting. But the airline said light duty is reserved for those injured at work. She could continue lifting heavy packages or take unpaid leave for approximately seven months. By the time Angie recovered from a complicated delivery and returned to work in the summer of 2007, she had been without a paycheck for more than a year. Legal Momentum joined with New York City attorney Deborah Karpatkin in representing Angie. Her case is pending before the EEOC.
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Legal Momentum is working to establish new legal and policy norms that recognize pregnancy and childbirthand ultimately, motherhood as normal parts of women workers lives, not handicaps for them to cope with on their own.

For more information about Legal Momentums work on employment discrimination issues, visit www.legalmomentum.org/pda.

Legal Momentum is working to establish new legal and policy norms that recognize pregnancy and childbirthand ultimately, motherhoodas normal parts of women workers lives, not handicaps for them to cope with on their own.
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ADVOC AC Y

on behalf of immigrant women

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to prevent violence against women

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E M PLOY E R A B USE O F I M M I G R A N T WO M E N WO R K E R S

On May 12, 2008, in the rural town of Postville, Iowa, dozens of armed immigration agents descended on Agriprocessors, the largest kosher slaughterhouse and meatpacking plant in the country. Nearly 400 immigrant workers, including women and children under 18, were arrested. Nearly 300 of them were charged with aggravated identity theft and Social Security fraud; many were sent to prisons throughout the United States. Dozens of immigrant women workers were ordered to remain in Postville without status or a means of support, and forced to wear electronic monitoring devices to ensure that they neither work nor leave. The women were required to plug themselves in to charge the monitorswhich often dug into their skin, causing painful cuts and bruisesfor two hours a day or risk arrest. They are dependant of the local church for sustenance and are seen as pariah because of the tracking device. According to Leslye Orlo, director of Legal Momentums Immigrant Women Program, the raid and its lingering eects are clearly a result of years of increasing Department of Homeland Security enforcement strategies. As anti-immigrant sentiment has grown, appropriations for enforcement and detention grew from $9 million in 2003 to $110 million in 2006. Concurrently, worksite enforcement has grown, with 4,077 administrative and 863 criminal arrests in 2007, compared to 485 administrative and 25 criminal arrests in 2002. The Postville raid, in particular, was marked by heavy-handed enforcement. In the overwhelming majority of cases, workers were rushed through the criminal justice with unprecedented speed, coerced by threats of long prison sentences to waive all of their legal rights in criminal and immigration proceedings. Almost 300 workers plead guilty to falsely using identity documents for employment and were sentenced to ve months in federal prison following which they were deported. These immigrants were cut o from legal relief they were legally entitled to receive. Many were victims of employer perpetrated sexual assault, child labor violations and other violent crimes. DHS did not screen workers for Violence Against Women Act immigration relief or U or T visa relief for crime victims. On August 7, 2008 Orlo led a team of forensic psychologists and lawyers to Postville, Iowa to assist colleague Sonia Parras Konrad, who is representing over 40 immigrant women victims of rape and sexual assault and immigrant children victims of child labor violations who were identied as victims during the raid. Parras Konrad, co-director of Advanced Special Immigration for Survivors Technical Assistance (ASISTA), is representing these victims in Iowa entirely pro bono. An immigration judge gave Postvilles immigrant women and children victims limited time within which to le U-visa applications, but mandatory DHS inadmissibility fees of $545 per person prevented victims from accessing legal status as U-visa victims. Legal Momentum organized a successful national campaign to exempt crime victims from visa application fees. This campaign resulted in organizations from across the country joining with members of Congress to pressure DHS to make all mandatory fees waivable for all domestic violence, tracking, and crime victim cases. Victory came in December 2008 with the publication of U- and T-visa lawful permanent residency rules containing the fee waiver, and the passage of the Tracking Victims Reauthorization Act, for which Legal Momentum was the lead advocate. That bill amended the law to assure that any present or future DHS costs or fees will never be mandatory for crime victim immigration cases. Orlo and her team are working to secure new policies guaranteeing that all persons subject to DHS enforcement actions are screened for crime victim visa eligibility.
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Legal Momentum organized a national campaign that succeeded in guaranteeing waivers of costs and fees for victims immigration cases.

PHOTOS IN ROWS 1, 3, AND 5 BY LUIS ARGUETA. PHOTOS IN ROWS 2, 4, AND 6 BY VIVIAN RIVAS

Left: Stills from abUSed The Postville Raid: Putting a Human Face on Immigration, a documentary by Luis Argueta and Vivian Rivas, in post-production. For information about the documentary, visit abUSedThePostvilleRaid.com.

For more information about Legal Momentums efforts to assist immigrant women victims of rape and sexual assault and immigrant children victims of child labor violations in Postville, visit www.legalmomentum.org/iwp.

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and advocacy on dating abuse

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T E E N G I R L S I N A B U S I V E DAT I N G R E L AT I O N S H I P S

Elizabeth, a New York City student, was dragged down a street by her boyfriend, who hit her so hard she required stitches. Sarah, a high school athlete proled in People, was unconscious for three hours after her boyfriend threw her into a wall. Ortralla Mosley was stabbed to death in the hall of her Texas high school by her boyfriend when she tried to end their relationship. These are not exceptional stories. Twenty percent of teenage girls nationwide are physically or sexually assaulted by a boyfriend. Eighty percent of these girls continue to date their abuser. Teen dating violence is particularly bad in New York City, where a recent study found that 56 percent of students who had been in relationships reported experiencing physical violence. For many girls, attending school means facing their abuser on a daily, if not hourly, basis. Little is being done to prevent dating abuse and help girls protect themselves. New York City schools do not provide any education about healthy, respectful relationships. Teachers and administrators receive no training about recognizing dating violence or how to handle disclosures of abuse by their students. One Department of Education regulation does allow students who do not feel safe at their schools to transfer. This policy applies to students who have been severely injured by another student and, on rare occasions, when the school determines that it is unsafe for the student to remain at the school. This policy does not appear to cover instances of emotional, verbal, or many kinds of sexual abuse, and may not apply to students who are physically abused but not seriously injured. A New York State law, eective July 2008, allows any teen in an abusive intimate relationship to obtain a civil order of protection. Some NYC school principals have reportedly claimed that such orders do not apply within the school. Neither the NYC Department of Education nor the individual schools have developed adequate policies to date. To address the legal needs of New York City public school teens in abusive dating relationships, Legal Momentum has established the Teen Dating Abuse Program with funding by the Skadden Foundation. The project, which was conceived and is spearheaded by Sta Attorney and Skadden Fellow Naomi Shatz, ties together the organizations existing work on violence against women, educational opportunities for girls, and sexual and reproductive health for girls and women. Legal Momentum will approach teen dating violence through a combination of legislative advocacy, policy work, and direct advocacy with and representation of teen victims of dating violence. Legal Momentum is working with individual schools to implement dating abuse policies that would help the schools respond to dating abuse among their students. Legal Momentum also supports a recently-introduced New York State Assembly bill that would require schools to develop a dating abuse curriculum for their students and a school policy to address dating abuse on campus. In addition to legislative work at the state level, and policy work within the NYC schools, Legal Momentum has produced and distributed know your rights materials for teens. On the enforcement side, Legal Momentum will assist teen dating abuse victims in obtaining civil orders of protection and accommodations from their schools, to allow them to safely continue their educations.

Legal Momentum will approach teen dating violence through a combination of legislative advocacy, policy work, and direct advocacy with and representation of teen victims of dating violence.

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For more information about Legal Momentums work on reproductive rights, visit www.legalmomentum.org/teens.

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20 08 LEGAL DOCKET
Legal Momentum served as counsel in the following cases:
A. B. and C. v. Ireland (European Court of Human Rights) Subject: Legality under European Convention on Human Rights of Irelands ban on abortion Legal Momentum is providing legal counsel in the Irish Family Planning Associations case before the European Court of Human Rights, challenging Irelands ban on abortion as a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights. The lawsuit was led in August 2005 on behalf of three women who had traveled individually from Ireland to England for legal abortion services. The case passed the Courts initial admissibility standard and the Irish State was ordered to reply on the admissibility and the merits of the case. We are currently writing our reply to the states observations. Several third-party interveners (amici) have submitted briefs as well. Client v. DeFoe Corp. and Laborers International Union of North America, Local 731 (EEOC) Subject: Employment discrimination against tradeswoman Legal Momentum represents a 50-year-old laborer who was red from a state-funded construction project in New York City. Our client was one of two women on the project at the time she was red; construction company representatives told her that having two girls on the job was unacceptable and one of them had to be let go. When our client asked her union for help, it did nothing. In June 2008, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued favorable determinations on our clients discrimination and retaliation claims against the contractor and the union. We currently are attempting to resolve the cases through conciliation. Due to fear of retaliation, our client wishes to remain anonymous. DiPalo v. Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (EEOC) Subject: Pregnancy discrimination against law enforcement ocer forced o full duty Legal Momentum represents Lori DiPalo, a bridge and tunnel ocer with the TBTA. Despite being approved by her doctor for full duty during her pregnancy, DiPalo was forced to surrender her gun and take a light duty job in a toll booth. Her charge of discrimination is pending at the EEOC. Finn v. Port Huron Fire Dept. et al. Subject: Pregnancy discrimination and retaliation against reghter denied light duty Legal Momentum, with co-counsel the Sugar Law Center, represents Valerie Finn, a reghter with the Port Huron Fire Dept in Port Huron, Michigan. In a charge led with the EEOC, Finn challenges her departments forcing her on unpaid leave during her pregnancy, rather than providing a suitable light duty position.

For more information about Legal Momentums current and recent legal cases, visit www.legalmomentum.org/legalcases.

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Genao v. Allied New York Services, Inc. et al. (New York State Court) Subject: Harassment and retaliation against mechanic Legal Momentum has led suit in New York state court on behalf of Nattalia Genao, the only female mechanic at Allied New York Services, Inc., a company providing fueling services and fuel facility maintenance at JFK International Airport. The case alleges that Genao endured pervasive harassment at Allieds JFK worksite, culminating in an incident in which Genaos three-foot-tall standing toolbox was soaked in urine. (Legal Momentum also represented Genao in EEOC proceedings against her union, which were resolved in early 2006.) In the current case, Legal Momentum is joined by co-counsel Laura Sager, clinical professor of law at New York University Law School, and law students in her Employment Law Clinic. Giannakos v. Kidville, NY, LLC et al. (New York State Court) Subject: Employment discrimination against domestic violence victim Legal Momentum led this case on behalf of Vasiliki Giannakos, alleging employment discrimination and failure to provide reasonable accommodations to a victim of domestic violence in violation of New York law. Giannakos was brutally attacked by her boyfriend just days after beginning work for the defendants. She quickly told her employers what happened, and informed that she would need to miss work to obtain medical attention, and to meet with a prosecutor about the case against her boyfriend. While Giannakos was meeting with the prosecutor two days later, a manager from Kidville called to tell her she was being red. New York City is one of only three places in the country that prohibit employment discrimination against victims of domestic violence and require an employer to provide a victim with reasonable accommodations to help the victim do her job and stay safe, and Legal Momentum helped to draft and advocate for this law. New York States Penal Law also makes it illegal to re a victim of crime for being absent from work to meet with a prosecutor. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP serves as pro bono counsel. Hawke v. Department of Homeland Security Subject: The applicability of the Violence Against Women Act condentiality provisions Legal Momentum appeared as an amicus, represented by Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, in a case of rst impression in federal court. The court assessed the validity of VAWA condentiality protections to those with denied applications due to an administrative process and not based on the merits. The court also considered whether a federal court proceeding met exception-to-disclosure rules. The court ruled in our favor and we expect the decision to be published. In re Ramirez Avila (U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals) Subject: Supporting battered immigrant womans appeal of decision that she was not entitled to cancellation of removal from the United States Legal Momentum and its partner organizations in the leadership of the National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women led this amicus brief to support Susana Ramirez Avilas eorts to stay in the United States after being threatened with deportation. Our brief points out the immigration judges failure to apply legal standards specially established by Congress in order to protect battered immigrants, and the misperceptions of the dynamics of domestic violence that colored the decision to deny Ramirez Avila relief from deportation. Arnold & Porter was pro bono counsel.

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Legal Momentum and National Organization for Women v. Various Responsible Fatherhood Grantees (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) Subject: Discrimination against women in federally funded job training services Legal Momentum, on behalf of itself and the National Organization for Women, led federal administrative complaints alleging sex discrimination in 34 of the rst 100 programs funded by the Bush Administration under its new Responsible Fatherhood initiative. According to available information, these programs are providing job training services to men but not to women. We charge that this violates Title IX, the federal statute that prohibits sex discrimination in any education program that receives federal funds, as well as the Constitutions Equal Protection clause. Our complaints are now pending with various district oces of HHS. Lewis v. Harris (New Jersey Supreme Court) Subject: Right of same-sex couples to marry Legal Momentum submitted amicus briefs in this case to support marriage rights for same-sex couples. We argued that, just as New Jersey courts have recognized that the state constitution provides greater protection for reproductive rights than does the U.S. Constitution, it should likewise protect the fundamental right of same-sex couples to make individual decisions regarding whom they wish to marry. We also urged the Court to recognize that excluding same-sex couples from marriage unconstitutionally enforces gender stereotypes. Irell & Manella was our pro bono counsel. In a tremendous victory for the aspirations of same-sex couples to be treated equally, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that the states ban on same-sex marriage violates the equal protection guarantee in its constitution, and directed the legislature to remedy this violation. Olvera-Morales v. International Labor Management Corp. (North Carolina Federal Court) Subject: Sex discrimination against guest workers recruited to work in the U.S. Legal Momentum led this class action suit against organizations that recruit and supply nonimmigrant guest workers to U.S. farms. Co-counsel are the law rm of Kaye Scholer LLP, acting pro bono, the Workers Rights Law Center of New York, and the North Carolina Justice Center. We allege that the defendants discriminate on the basis of sex by directing female workers whom they recruit into jobs that carry an H-2B visa classication, which provides inferior pay and benets compared to jobs with H-2A classications. After the defendants motions to dismiss and/or for summary judgment were denied in part, and the case was certied as a class action, a settlement agreement was reached, which is pending for the courts approval. The agreement provides injunctive relief to prevent future discrimination and a signicant monetary settlement for our client.

For more information about Legal Momentums current and recent legal cases, visit www.legalmomentum.org/legalcases.

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Thoma v. LJs Bad Penny (Wisconsin Labor & Industry Review Commission) Subject: Employment discrimination against domestic violence victim Legal Momentum led a sex discrimination complaint under Wisconsins antidiscrimination law on behalf of Angela Thoma, a waitress and bartender in a small town in Wisconsin whose employer red her after she refused the employers directive to drop the protective order she was seeking against her ex-boyfriend. Although we won an important initial determination from the Wisconsin agency investigating the claim that there is probable cause to believe that ring Thoma constituted sex discrimination, after a full hearing an administrative law judge denied Thomas claim in July 2008. We appealed the judges decision and are currently brieng the appeal. Our local counsel is Hawks Quindel Ehlke & Perry, and our pro bono appellate counsel is Morrison & Foerster LLP. EEOC Complaint Subject: Pregnancy discrimination against airline baggage handler denied light duty Legal Momentum, along with New York City attorney Deborah H. Karpatkin, represents Angie, a female eet service clerk working in the Cargo Division of a major domestic airline at JFK International Airport. After Angie learned in the spring of 2006 that she was pregnant, her doctor issued a restriction on heavy lifting, but otherwise concluded Angie was t for work. Her supervisors at the airline, however, told Angie she couldnt stay on the job unless she could lift heavy loads. The airline cited its policy of limiting light duty job assignments to employees injured at work, not those whose medical conditions arise o the job. Consequently, Angie was forced by the airline to go on unpaid sick leave. By the time she returned to work in July 2007, she had been without a paycheck for over a year.

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AMICUS BRIEFS

Legal Momentum wrote or joined amicus briefs in the following cases:


Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit) Subject: Supporting petition for rehearing on ruling that putative class members who no longer work for defendant company lack standing to pursue injunctive or declaratory relief in class action employment discrimination case. J.K. v. Arizona Board of Regents (District of Arizona) Subject: Whether a college may be liable under Title IX to a student who was raped, while sleeping in her dorm room, by a student athlete who had a history of extreme sexual harassment and attempted sexual assault and who lived in the same coed dorm. Lozano v. The City of Hazelton (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit) Subject: Challenging local anti-immigrant ordinance in Pennsylvania. Prowel v. Wise Business Forms, No. 07-3997 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit) Subject: Discrimination against employees who do not conform to gender stereotypes. Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee (U.S. Supreme Court) Subject: Whether Title IX, a federal statute which prohibits sex discrimination by federally funded educational institutions, precludes claims of unconstitutional gender discrimination in the schools. Legal Momentum joined an amicus curiae brief submitted by other national womens legal organizations arguing that the history, structure and text of Title IX demonstrate that Congress did not intend to preclude the right to challenge sex discrimination in schools as unconstitutional. Giles v. California (U. S. Supreme Court) Subject: Legal Momentum and the Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project co-authored an amicus brief arguing that a criminal defendant forfeits his Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause right where the defendants wrongful act caused witnesss unavailability, and that the specic intent to make the witness unavailable is not necessary for forfeiture. Gonzales v. USA (Inter-American Commission on Human Rights) Subject: Legal Momentum authored an amicus brief arguing that the United States violated its duty under international human rights law to protect individuals from and to provide a remedy for domestic violence when local police failed to enforce a protective order resulting in the deaths of children. U.S. v. Hayes (U.S. Supreme Court) Subject: Whether the federal domestic violence misdemeanor gun ban law requires a domestic relationship between the oender and the victim. In light of the increasing use of rearms by abusers to threaten or harm victims, and the strong connection between fatalities and the presence of guns in a domestic violence situation, Legal Momentum joined an amicus brief submitted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence urging the Supreme Court to adopt a broad interpretation of the gun ban.

For more information about Legal Momentums current and recent legal cases, visit www.legalmomentum.org/legalcases.

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NEWS AND AWARDS


IRASEMA GARZA NAMED PRESIDENT
In May 2008, Legal Momentum named as its seventh president Irasema Garza, former head of the U.S. Department of Labor Womens Bureau in the Clinton Administration. Garza was selected by a unanimous vote of the Board of Directors of Legal Momentum after a broad, national search by a Search Committee of the Board led by Lillian E. Kraemer, a retired partner of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. Outgoing President Kathy Rodgers, who headed the organization for the past 13 years, is devoting herself to international womens issues and concerns. Garza was raised in Texas Rio Grande Valley and is a rst-generation Mexican-American. She holds undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Michigan and began her career in law as an attorney/magistrate in Ann Arbor. She practiced law for ten years before turning to public service in 1994 and moving to Washington, D.C. She then served as the rst secretary of the U.S. National Administrative Oce (USNAO) under the Clinton Administration, concentrating on international labor aairs. In November 1999, Garza was nominated by President Clinton, and conrmed by the Senate as the 14th director of the U.S. Department of Labor Womens Bureau, the only federal agency mandated by Congress to represent Americas wage-earning women in the public policy process. As leader of a national agency with 10 regional oces, Garza created and implemented innovative programs and policies to address the challenges faced by women in the workplace.

Irasema Garza

IMMIGRANT WOMEN PROGRAM HONORED


The Sheila Wellstone Institute, which works to ensure that ending violence against women and children remains a national priority, presented its 2007 Award to the National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women, a broad-based coalition of more than 500 organizations and 3,000-member individuals that advocate, provide services, and oer assistance to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and tracking. Legal Momentums Immigrant Women Program co-chairs the Network with its partners the Family Violence Prevention Fund and ASISTA. The awards ceremony was held on October 1 in Washington, D.C. Leslye Orlo, who founded and directs the Immigrant Women Program, accepted for Legal Momentum. Majority Leader Harry Reid, U.S. Senator for Nevada, was among the many Members of Congress who attended, congratulating the Network and thanking the honorees for their eective and tireless eorts on behalf of immigrant women victims. On October 30, 2007, Orlo was honored by the Womens Law Center of Maryland with their 15th Annual Rosalyn B. Bell award for her eective advocacy for laws, policies and practices that enhance the legal rights of immigrant women and immigrant victims of violence against women.
JUDY G. ROLFE

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N E W O N L I N E C O U R S E O N I N T I M AT E PA R T N E R SEXUAL ABUSE
Legal Momentum ventured into the world of online teaching and learning with the launch of its rst Web-based course. The course, Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse: Adjudicating this Hidden Dimension of Domestic Violence, was created by the National Judicial Education Program under the direction of Senior Vice President Lynn Hecht Schafran, a renowned educator and expert in sex discrimination law. The 13-module course is focused on an aspect of domestic violence that is not often noted or well understood: Intimate partner physical violence is often accompanied by sexual abuse. Studies of battered women nd that 40 to 70 percent are also sexually abused and that those women and their children are at greatest risk of being killed by their abusers. This course teaches methods for determining the risk, and ways in which court orders can be tailored to provide greater protection to victims.
www.njep-ipsacourse.org

This web course was developed and written by the National Judicial Education Program, a project of Legal Momentum in cooperation with the National Association of Women Judges. Instructional design and technology were provided by the Rozier E. Sanchez Judicial Education Center of the New Mexico Institute of Public Law at the University of New Mexico Law School. Funding was provided by the State Justice Institute and the Department of Justice Oce on Violence Against Women. The course was written with a focus on judges but the research and materials cited are useful for attorneys, law enforcement, forensic sexual assault examiners, advocates and victims service providers.

SCHAFR AN HONORED BY VETER AN FEMINISTS OF AMERICA, INTERVIEWS JUSTICE GINSBURG


Lynn Hecht Schafran, senior vice president and director of Legal Momentums National Judicial Education Program, was honored by the Veteran Feminists of America (VFA) at their Salute to Feminist Lawyers event held June 9 at the Harvard Club in New York. Schafran, who is an expert in sex discrimination law, was among a distinguished group of pioneering women lawyers honored for their leadership and achievements in changing discriminatory laws against women.
Lynn Hecht Schafran was honored as a pioneer in the seminal years of second-wave feminism by the Veteran Feminists of America

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The event featured a special tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including a fascinating, live interview conducted by Schafran who studied with Justice Ginsburg when she was a professor at Columbia Law School. A videotape of the event is available, and an informative summary of the many advances in womens rights attributable to the work of these extraordinary women lawyers, is available at http://www.lawyers.vetfems.org.

EVERETT INTERNSHIPS Throughout the year, Legal Momentum welcomes graduate and undergraduate students in various disciplines to its Internship and Fellowship Program. The students gain public service and non-profit legal/policy advocacy experience, and Legal Momentum benefits from their knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for our work. Interns are often funded by their schools, but two important philanthropists provide vital support to the Program: the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, supporting graduate students in public policy, and The Everett Public Internship Program, which seeks to promote young students careers in public service. Edith Everett, established her program in 1989 with her late husband Henry, placing each summer nearly 150 interns at more than 45 organizations dedicated to improving the world. Left to right: President Irasema Garza and philanthropist Edith Everett; standing are Everett Interns Mery Margareth (Baruch College), Siobhan Atkins (University of Pennsylvania), and Kim Francis (Sarah Lawrence), and Legal Momentums Internship Coordinator Brigitte Watson.

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ADVOCACY EVENTS & TR AININGS


W O M E N D E C I D E C A M PA I G N T O G E T O U T T H E V O T E
The outcome of the 2008 election, which saw the largest turnout since women won the right to vote in 1920, proving womens power to impact dramatically the national political landscape. Th is November, womens support proved critical in election of President Barack Obama, who won with the help of a clear majority of women, 56 percent, to McCains 43 percent. Throughout the election season, Legal Momentum worked to harness that energy, and foster greater participation by women in the political process, with a national campaign Women Decide 2008 led by Legal Momentums then-President Kathy Rodgers. Rodgers convened community leaders and advocates in major cities to draw attention to issues that, while a priority for all Americans, directly impact womens lives.
Speakers at Austin and Chicago events: Top left: Kathy Miller, Julie Montgomery, Sarah J. Wheat; Right: Dr. Mary Lou Adams, Anne J. Dunkelberg. Bottom: Jeanette Castellanos-Butt, Kim Casey, Neli Vaquez-Rowland, and Constance H.F. Miller.

Following the September 2007 launch of the campaign on Capitol Hill with a keynote address by Hon. Patricia Schroeder, Legal Momentum hosted Women Decide 2008 panels in Chicago and Austin to separately highlight two issues of great importance to women: family violence and the health of women and girls. What emerged from those discussions was a clear preference for solutions that take into account womens economic situation, and how that factors into their ability to successfully leave abusive situations or access the health care they need. Marking October as Domestic Violence Awareness month, Legal Momentum partnered with Chicagos premier social service organizations to address the national epidemic of domestic violence in the rst of its national issue forums. Sharing their experiences serving survivors of family violence in Chicago, participants drew connections to related issues, such as homelessness, substance abuse, and economic insecurity that undermine womens mobility and safety. The Chicago events emphasis on the structural factors aecting the lives of womeneconomic insecurity and the concomitant diculties that arise as a resultproved also to be a central theme in the Austin Women Decide 2008 event, held in February 2008 and organized by Legal Momentum Board Member Laura Ruth Jacks. There, Legal Momentum and The University of Texass Center for Womens and Gender Studies hosted a wide-ranging policy discussion centered on the health of women and girls. The panel, which brought together a number of Texas policy leaders, emphasized the critical need for aordable, accessible health care and reproductive health services. Legal Momentum will continue to educate policymakers and opinion leaders about the issues highlighted in Women Decide 2008 through advocacy, litigation, and public outreach focused on four goals central to womens economic security: Expanding the range of job opportunities for women; Ensuring that womens ability to succeed as wage earners in neither jeopardized or compromised; Ensuring that public benet programs provide an adequate safety net to meet the realities of womens lives; Ensure that women who are victims of violence or the threat of violence have legal rights and supportive services.

CHICAGO PANEL MEMBERS Kim Casey, business development director of the Womens Business Development Center Jeanette Castellanos-Butt, associate director of sexual violence and support services for the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago Constance H. F. Miller, director and founder of the Chicago Chapter of the Younger Womens Task Force Hannah Rosenthal, executive director of the Chicago Foundation for Women Neli Vazquez-Rowland, chief executive officer of Be! Products Inc. and a co-founder of A Safe Haven, L.L.C. AUSTIN PANEL MEMBERS Dr. Mary Lou Adams, associate professor of the Community Womens Wellness Center Anne Dunkelberg, associate director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities Kathy Miller, president of Texas Freedom Network Julie Montgomery, graduate student in the LBJ School of Public Affairs Sarah J. Wheat, vice president of community affairs at Planned Parenthood of the Texas Capital Region

BOB MYERS

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C R E AT I N G A N D I M P L E M E N T I N G M O D E L S T H AT W O R K F O R I M M I G R A N T W O M E N
In November 2007, Legal Momentums Immigrant Women Program organized and led three separate training conferences over a period of four days in Lexington, Kentucky, the largest of its many training programs for the immigrant rights community. Hundreds of lawyers, victim advocates, law enforcement ocials, and domestic violence workers shared their expertise and ideas to devise eective ways to address domestic and sexual violence against immigrant women. Two of the days were devoted to the bi-annual conference of the National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women which is co-chaired by Legal Momentum, ASISTA, and the Family Violence Prevention Fund. Conference highlights included the development of models of cooperation between law enforcement and advocates to secure special visas for crime victims, and strategies for advocating for immigrant women in a climate of heightened enforcement, detention, and deportation.

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TR AINING ON EMPLOY MENT AND HOUSING RIGHTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS


Senior Sta Attorney Maya Raghu, who heads Legal Momentums program on Employment and Housing Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence, spoke at several major national conferences: the National Center for Victims of Crime Conference in 2007 and 2008, and the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association 2007 National Substantive Law Conference. Her training topics cover issues such as helping victims maintain employment and how to obtain unemployment insurance benets. Raghu also trains advocates and attorneys in how to use state laws and the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 to secure housing for domestic violence victims, a provision of the bill which Legal Momentum attorneys helped draft.

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Maya Raghu, center, with co-presenter Sybil Hebb of the Oregon Law Center, speak to conference participant.

TESTIFYING ON CAREER AND T E C H N I C A L E D U C AT I O N I N N O VAT I O N


On June 12, 2008, Legal Momentums Franoise Jacobsohn testied at a public hearing of the Mayoral Task Force on Career and Technical Education Innovation in New York City. Jacobsohn oered Legal Momentums initial comments on the Task Forces recommendations to overhaul the citys career and technical education system. The Equality Works pipeline project works to increase girls enrollment in high schools that prepare them for the skilled trades with the goal of overcoming the intense sex segregation that has long been the norm in these schools. Jacobsohns testimony focused on the necessity for the Task Force to end gender tracking as it seeks to transform career and technical education.

EMILY BARON

Department of Labor figures indicate that construction, a high-wage industry, is one of the few industries where men and women have pay equity. But few women get those jobs.

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A DVO C AT I N G F O R WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT POLICIES


Legal Momentum President Irasema Garza submitted a statement at Governor Pattersons Economic Security Cabinet town hall meeting in New York City on July 28. Governor Patterson instituted the meetings to present the governments plans for improving economic well-being among New Yorkers and gain input from constituents. Garzas statement addressed the importance of meaningful workforce development and welfare policies that enable poor women to be economically secure: For far too long, New Yorks public assistance system has followed a work rst philosophy that channels women into low-paying, dead end jobs. She urged that New York should instead oer a broad menu of education and training opportunities attuned to the diverse needs of its very diverse population.
Cosmetologists, 93% of whom are women, earn median weekly earnings of $409.

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BRIEFING MEDIA AND BAR ON SUPREME COURT CASES


Each year, when the Supreme Court announces the cases it will hear for the term, Legal Momentums legal experts scrutinize the docket for key cases where the Courts decisions could have important and lasting implications for women. The legal director and her colleagues prepare an extensive brieng document that is circulated to reporters in advance of Legal Momentums annual Supreme Court Press Brieng in Washington, D.C. Vice President and Legal Director Jennifer Brown with Senior Sta Attorney Gillian Thomas gave the fall 2007 presentation to reporters at the National Press Club, and to women attorneys at the prestigious law rm of Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York City. They highlighted six cases with the power to most improve or damage womens legal rights. Topics ranged from questions about the exact procedure to follow when lling a discrimination complaint with the EEOC to striking a balance between state and federal powers when their laws conict. These briengs give reporters and legal advocates an expert analysis of the cases coming before the Court and the background and context necessary to understand how the decisions in these cases will impact women and girls. (Brown left Legal Momentum in summer 2008.)

Gillian Thomas, standing, briefs Weil Gotshal attorneys on Supreme Courts October 2007 session. Right: Jennifer K. Brown addresses reporters at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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A DVO C AT I N G F O R A N E N D T O A B S T I N E N C E - O N LY F U N D I N G
Legal Momentum Senior Sta Attorney Julie Kay, wrote the ground-breaking comprehensive report, Sex, Lies, and Stereotypes: How Abstinence-Only Programs Harm Women and Girls, which analyzes the deceitful and sexist messages of abstinence-only programs and highlights the harm to our youth, and women and girls in particular, of this government-funded mis-education. Kay presented her ndings to policymakers and Congressional sta at a panel discussion in February. She was joined by Jamila Taylor, Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), and Jen Heitel Yakush, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS). Representative Henry A. Waxman, Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, was honorary cosponsor of the event. According to statistics recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, teen birthrates in the United States jumped 3% from 2005 to 2006 after more than 15 years of steady decline. This evolving national crisis calls for honest and comprehensive sex education for teens about the risks of sexual activity and highlights the dangers posed by politically motivated abstinence-only education, which has received over $1.5 billion in government funding. Sex, Lies & Stereotypes is the most comprehensive examination to date of the nature and extent of these federally funded programs. It calls on parents, teens, policymakers and anyone who cares about public health to demand an end to the senseless and harmful funding of abstinence-only programs.

BOB MYERS

S TA N D I N G U P F O R W O M E N - O W N E D B U S I N E S S E S
In January 2008, Vice President and Legal Director Jennifer Brown, testied by invitation before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on constitutionality arguments raised by the Small Business Administration (SBA) in support of its restrictive and much-delayed regulations to implement the Womens Procurement Program, authorized by Congress in 2000 to open opportunities to small women-owned businesses (WOBs) to win government contracts for goods and services. In its Proposed Rule, the SBA identied only four out of 313 industries as underrepresented by women, and would require that WOBs in those industries prove discrimination against women before they would be considered for set-asides under the Womens Procurement Program. In her testimony, Brown defended the legitimacy and integrity of the Womens Procurement Program: Far from ensuring the constitutionality of government operations, the SBAs Proposed Rule instead would graft onto this program additional agency obligations that would virtually guarantee no women-owned business would ever benet from the program. These additional obligations are not constitutionally mandated and in practice, they would only undermine Congresss clearly expressed intent and well-founded interest in increasing participation in government procurement by small businesses owned by women.

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N E W P U B L I C AT I O N S , 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 8

WOMEN: NOW LEARNING MORE, BUT EARNING LESS

Women: Now Learning More, But Earning Less documents how women at every educational level continue to earn much less than men at the same level, and almost always even less than men at the educational level below them. Oct. 2007
YOUNG MEN ARE STILL BETTER OFF THAN YOUNG WOMEN

Compared to young men, young women earn less, have lower incomes, are less likely to be employed, and are more likely to be poor. Sept. 2008
READING BETWEEN THE LINES, WOMENS POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES, 2007

A woman in the United States was 42 percent more likely to be poor than a man in 2007. Legal Momentums analysis of the Census poverty data found that one of every eight women was poor, compared to about one of every eleven men. Aug. 2008

DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS AT HOME?

Available in English and Spanish, this brochure provides immigrant victims of domestic violence with indispensable information about their rights under U.S. law. Oct. 2007

SEX, LIES & STEREOTYPES: HOW ABSTINENCE-ONLY PROGRAMS HARM WOMEN AND GIRLS

Sex, Lies & Stereotypes exposes the political motivations behind ineective abstinence-only programs. The report highlights the harm these programs cause to women and girls in particular. Feb. 2008

KEY LEGAL CASES FOR WOMENS EQUALITY: 1873 2007

Every womans identity has many partsrace and ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, religionand these, too, have been the subject of great struggles in the courts, with deep impact on womens lives. The cases here, though, are about womens rights as women. Taken together, they tell an important story of progress made and challenges still to come. May 2008

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Equal Opportunity Awards Honorees: Vera Wang, Jay M. Gellert, Ellen Levine, and John LaMattina.

From left: Honoree Jay M. Gellert with Board President Linda A. Willett; presenter Eve Burton with Honoree Ellen Levine; presenter Margaret A. Foran with John LaMattina; presenter Susan Sokol with Honoree Vera Wang and honorary Board member Etta Froio.

EQUA L O PP O R T U N I T Y AWA R DS N OV E M B E R 13, 2 0 07


In November 2007, Legal Momentums Equal Opportunity Awards Gala celebrated four enlightened corporate leaders in various industries who have paved the way for womens success in their companies through active diversity recruitment, and by building successful programs that allow all workers to balance work and family life.

2007 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AWARD RECIPIENTS Jay M. Gellert President, CEO and Director Health Net, Inc. John LaMattina President Pzer Global Research & Development Pzer Inc. Vera Wang Designer and CEO Vera Wang Group MURIEL FOX COMMUNICATIONS LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT Ellen Levine Editorial Director Hearst Magazines

E T TA F R O I O E Q UA L O PP O R T U N IT Y AWA R D
In addition to celebrating a stellar group of honorees, the 29th Annual Equal Opportunity Awards dinner inaugurated the Etta Froio Equal Opportunity Award. In her presentation, Dinner Chair Stephanie George, executive vice president of Time Inc. and a member of Legal Momentums Board, noted that Froio has been a mentor to so many, an inspiration to women and girls everywhere, and a best friend to Legal Momentum. Since 1992, Froio has been an invaluable partner to this organization, serving as an ambassador to the fashion world. For the last 14 years, she has served as the honorary chair of this event, helping raise millions of dollars for our programs. From all of us at Legal Momentum, thank you, Etta Froio, for your friendship and partnership in our eorts to advance the rights of women and girls.

MICHAEL DiVITO

For a gallery of photos from the 2007 Equal Opportunity Awards Dinner, please visit us on the Web at www.legalmomentum.org.

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Aiming High 2008 Honorees (from left): Rosemary Nelson, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, ColgatePalmolive; Lynn Pike, President, Banking, Capital One; Louise Parent, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, American Express Company; Bonnie Howard, Chief Auditor, Citi From left: Kay Oberly with Honoree Rosemary Nelson; Honoree Lynn Pike with 2001 Honoree Terri Dial; Honoree Louise Parent with 2003 Honoree Pearl Meyer; 2003 Honoree Stephanie Mudick with Honoree Bonnie Howard

2008 AIMING HIGH AWARD RECIPIENTS Bonnie Howard Chief Auditor Citi Rosemary Nelson Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Operations Colgate-Palmolive Company Louise M. Parent Executive Vice President and General Counsel American Express Company Lynn Pike President, Banking Capital One

AIMING HIGH LUNCHEON APRIL 8, 2008


On April 8, 2008, more than 900 people attended the 8th Annual Aiming High Award luncheon to salute four remarkable women whose personal leadership has broken new ground for women in business. The success of our honorees brings the promise that womens voices, views, and talents are becoming a permanent part of our nations corporate culture. Their courage to aim high has helped blaze a trail to guide millions of women and girls toward opportunities once closed to them. Thanks to the generous support of companies and individuals, Legal Momentum raised more than $1.3 million in support of our programs.

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Above: Legal Momentums President Irasema Garza (center) with 2008 Honorees: Katherine August-deWilde, Catherine A. Yanni, Katherine Lutton, Anne W. Halsted, Laura Stein (not pictured)

From left: Honoree Laura Stein with Mary Cranston; Honoree Anne W. Halsted accepting her award from Legal Momentum former board member Cloey Hewlett; Honoree Katherine August-deWilde with Board Member Elsa Vare; Board Member Lynda Spence with Honoree Katherine Lutton; Honoree Catherine Yanni with Board Member Elizabeth Cabraser

WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT M AY 13 , 2 0 0 8
At Legal Momentums Women of Achievement Awards Dinner, held in San Francisco, we celebrate and honor women who are accomplishing great things in public service and corporate America. On May 13, 2008, at our third annual event, we honored ve extraordinary women whose remarkable careers in business, public service, and the law exemplify our goals for womens advancement. All of the funds raised through the event will support Legal Momentums work to achieve freedom from violence against women; equal pay and equal work; and strong families and strong communities.

2008 WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS Katherine August-deWilde President and Chief Operating Ofcer First Republic Bank Anne W. Halsted Vice Chair San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission Commissioner Metropolitan Transportation Commission Katherine Lutton Principal & Global Head of Litigation Fish & Richardson PC Laura Stein Senior Vice President and General Counsel The Clorox Company Catherine Yanni, Esq. JAMS
For a gallery of photos from the 2008 Women of Achievement Awards Dinner, please visit us on the Web at www.legalmomentum.org.

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SUMMARY FINANCIAL REPOR T


FISCAL YEAR 2008
We are pleased to present a summary of the audited nancial report for the scal year 2008. Our nancial statements follow the principles set forth by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and we are delighted to report that there were no material weaknesses or ndings this year. Under the watchful eye of our Board of Directors and the new leadership of Irasema Garza, Legal Momentum very nearly achieved a balanced budget. This was achieved through a combination of increased revenue and reduced expenses. In short, we used donors resources more wisely. We continue to remain in strong nancial health not showing too much of an erosion of our Fund Balance which has an ending balance for this year of $3.4 million. Our Special Events shortfall was signicant but our increase in support from, Legacies and Bequests, Corporations and Foundations, created osets that resulted in a net increase in revenue of $352,000 compared to last year. Without the generous and loyal support of all of our donors, the accomplishments contained in this Annual Report would not have been possible. Special thanks go to the members of our Equal Rights Legacy Society who have made provisions for Legal Momentum in their estate plans. Your investment in the future is deeply appreciated. We are extremely proud of what we have accomplished this year in this economic climate and will continue to focus on operational eciency, without compromising our programmatic work. A copy of the audited 2008 nancial statement is available on request.

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Year Ended June 30, 2008

Year Ended June 30, 2007

INCOME

Major Gifts Corporations and Foundations Government Grants Direct Mail Income Legacies and Bequests Special Events* Other Income Donated Services

768,153 1,866,907 256,414 131,693 274,149 1,981,612 330,764 1,493,812 7,103,504

946,381 628,430 796,021 151,516 129,024 2,585,915 526,796 987,360 6,751,443 538,311 1,063,260 771,520 547,789 444,319 497,263 1,613,844 277,060 1,146,580 382,150 1,024,392 8,306,488 (1,555,045) 5,264,676 3,709,631

EXPENSES

Violence Against Women Public Information and Education Equality Works Family Initiative Gender Fairness in the Courts Sexuality and Family Rights Immigrant Women Program Program Planning and Organizational Development Communications Management and General Fundraising

612,768 463,580 948,383 96,327 694,487 856,900 1,425,303 550,985 564,864 417,625 771,236 7,402,458

Net Revenue Fund Balance July 1 Fund Balance June 30


Audited Financial Statements available upon request. *Net of direct donor benets

(298,954) 3,709,631 3,410,677

INCOME FISCAL YEAR 2008


(% of total income)

3.9% 4.7%

3.6%

1.9%

27.9% 10.8%

n Special Events n Direct Mail Income n Major Gifts n Donated Services n Government Grants n Corporations & Foundations n Other Income n Legacies & Bequests

21.0% 26.2%

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OUR CONTR IBUTOR S


We salute the following individuals, foundations, corporations, businesses, and organizations whose generous support helps fund our programs.

$500,000 and up The Ford Foundation U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women $100,000 TO $499,999 Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund Robert M. Kaufman $50,000 TO $99,999 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Capital One Bank Colgate-Palmolive Company Entwistle & Cappucci LLP Health Net Foundation JPMorgan Chase & Co. Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP $25,000 TO $49,999 The Allstate Foundation American Express Citigroup, Inc. Cond Nast Publications, Inc. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Joseph Drown Foundation The Educational Foundation of America Empire State Development Corporation The Este Lauder Companies Inc. First Republic Bank Fish & Richardson P.C. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP John and Kathryn Greenberg Grubman Indursky & Shire P.C. Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Heller Ehrman LLP JPMorgan Chase Foundation Ralph and Marjorie Fine Knowles Lillian E. Kraemer Donald Pels and Wendy Keys Kirkland & Ellis LLP Lloyds TSB Group plc Eugene and Carol Ludwig The Moriah Fund Morrison & Foerster LLP Ms. Foundation for Women The New York Community Trust The New York Womens Foundation NYSE Euronext Pitney Bowes Inc. Helena Rubinstein Foundation Vera Wang Bridal House Ltd. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Marissa C. Wesely Anonymous (2)

$15,000 TO $24,999 AIG Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP Covington & Burling LLP David Yurman Designs Dewey & LeBoeuf DLA Piper U.S. LLP Ina R. Drew Ernst & Young LLP Everett Foundation Goldman Sachs Green Fund, Inc. iHealth Technologies Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Merrill Lynch Lynda Spence The Orchard Foundation Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Serta, Inc. P. J. S. Simpson Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Tadashi Linda A. Willett Williams & Connolly LLP $10,000 TO $14,999 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Arnold & Porter Axiom Baker & Hostetler LLP Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP BET Networks Bingham McCutchen LLP Elizabeth J. Cabraser Calvin Klein Family Foundation Certilman, Balin, Adler & Hyman Simona and Jerome Chazen CIGNA Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Deloitte & Touche Edward & Ellen Roche Relief Foundation Goodwin Procter LLP Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Lissa Fowler Franklin Templeton Investments Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Greenberg Traurig LLP Gucci America Inc. Herbert Mines Associates Hogan & Hartson LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Jackson Lewis LLP J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC Jenner & Block LLP Jones Apparel Group Kaye Scholer LLP Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP KPMG LLP Latham & Watkins LLP Macys Inc. Mayer Brown LLP McGuire Woods LLP Midler Family Foundation Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Eileen Murray Neiman Marcus Stores Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Polo Ralph Lauren PricewaterhouseCoopers Proskauer Rose LLP Deborah L. Rhode Saks Fifth Avenue Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP Seyfarth Shaw LLP Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP Marla Stewart Sullivan & Cromwell LLP The Valentine Foundation Elsa and George Vare Ventas, Inc. Verizon Foundation Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP WolfBlock LLP $5,000 TO $9,999 Altria Group, Inc. American Signcrafters Clark Consulting Clorox Barbara and Bill Cox The CRH Foundation Davis Polk & Wardwell Terri Dial Diane von Furstenberg Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

Feil Family Foundation Lynn Toby Fisher and John Lee Compton Anne L. Harper Deborah Buresh Jackson and Alfred Jackson King & Spalding LLP Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP Susan J. Kohlmann JoAnn Kukulus Latham & Watkins LLP Susan B. and Arthur Lindenauer Stacy D. Phillips Alyson Robbins Catherine Samuels and Jeremy Henderson Saul Ewing LLP Sidley Austin LLP Sidney Stern Memorial Trust Cornelia and Jonathan A. Small Sujatha Srinivasan Stark Amron & Liner, LLP Theory LLC $2,500 TO $4,999 Diane Bernard Christine Beshar Susan C. Bourque Alice C. Brown The Boston Consulting Group Chanel, Inc. Maria Cilenti Coty Prestige Cullen and Dykman LLP Directions for Rural Action Donna Karan Company Felice B. Ekelman Sara Engelhardt Terry Satinover Fagen Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP Bertha Gonzalez Gail Gorlitzz and Cris Smith Timi and Robert Hallem Kathryn S. Hirsch Anne Hale Johnson Anne T. Johnson Todd M. Joseph Karen Katen Lafayette 148, Inc. Phoebe and John Lewis Marcia D. Miller Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP Nanette Lepore OMD USA, Inc.

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OUR CONTRIBUTORS (CONTD)

Frances G. and John E. Pepper Phyllis and Charles Rosenthal Shattuck Hammond Partners Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP Starry Night Fund Diana L. Taylor Ann and Andrew Tisch Karen E. Wagner Carolyn F. Webber Anonymous $1,000 TO $2,499 Allen Matkins Louise Chazen Banon Jocelyn and Walter Barandiaran Colleen Barrett Nancy Barton Scott Bass Joy W. Becher The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation BRT Realty Trust Bryan Cave LLP Buckingham Capital Management Deborah M. Buell Chadick Ellig, Inc. Raquel Cohen Cummins Foundation Susan E. Daniloff Nancy L. Davenport Anita L. DeFrantz Amy DeMarco Beth D. Diamond James K. Donnell Dina Dublon Althea L. Duersten Sally E. Durdan Eisner LLP Enivar Charitable Fund Cynthia Epstein Lois Evans Fifth Avenue of L.I. Realty Associates Kathie Florsheim Fox Rothschild, LLP Dana Hartman Freyer Howard and Judie Ganek Martha E. Gifford Sarah and Seth Glickenhaus Ellen K. Goetz and Michael Van Duser Michael and Dana Goldstein Great-West Life Insurance Company Barbara Ostrove Grodd Anne Halsted and Wells Whitney George and Pamela Hamel Ralph Schlosstein and Jane Hartley Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. The Jacob and Terese Hershey Foundation Clothilde V. Hewlett Hornberger Sheehan Fuller & Beiter Inc. Bonnie Howard Hudson-Webber Foundation Institute on Aging Laura Jacks Sherry R. Jacobs JAMS Barbara Borten Jonas

Dona Kahn The Kandell Fund Marion S. Kaplan Amy L. Katz Beverly I. Katz Bernard Katzman Melanie Katzman The Kerruish Fund Alison and Owen King Robin Kinser and Michael Johnson Michael Klein Joyce L. Kramer Joan F. Krey Kroll Inc. Marta Jo Lawrence Eileen and Paul Le Fort Ellen Levine Lifetime Entertainment Services Jonathan Lindsey Ben Littauer and Kathy Kerby Lozier Foundation Lundbeck Research USA, Inc. Eileen D. Lynch Ninah and Michael Lynne Katsky Korins LLP Ellen R. Marram Victoria J. Mastrobuono Carlyn S. McCaffrey McDermott, Will & Emory Gail Merten G.G. Michelson Susan Altman Miller Catherine R. Nathan New York City District of Carpenters New York Life New York Womens Bar Association Foundation, Inc. Nancy and Morris Offit Michael Palin Kimberly S. Penner Carole Pittelman Bettina B. Plevan Stephen A. Ploscowe Port of San Francisco Sara S. Portnoy David and Cordelia Reimers Toni Rembe The Theo T. & Hilda Rose Foundation David Rothstein and Marcia Osburne S.W. Management LLC Marlene Sanders David Schamis Schering-Plough Corporation Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman, LLP Taralee Schoen Scotiabank Susan P. Serota Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Southern Progress Helen and Thomas Spiro Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Phyllis Teitelbaum and Anthony Lunn Pamela Thomas-Graham Unilever United States Foundation, Inc. Uniworld Group, Inc. Van Cleef & Arpels

Marvin and Freda Van Houten John Vanderstar Richard D. and Madeleine Wachter Jay W. Waks Jane Wald Li-Hsia Wang and Henry Abrons Bradford Warner Ann E. Watson Marshall Weinberg Catherine A. Yanni Barbara Yanni Christine Youngberg Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Anonymous (3) $500 TO $999 Kellie Abreu Lauren Aguiar Asbury Automotive Group Dean Attaway and Timothy Haas Thomas H. Beck Sir Winfried Bischoff Sharon Borine Gaylen R. Brubaker Calvo & Clark, LLP Lynell E. Cannell Gail Chester Susan N. Clark Ann F. Cohen Dayl A. Cohen Naomi W. Cohen Abby Joseph Cohen Elizabeth L. Colton Walter J. Crawford Cronin & Vris, LLP Kathryn G. Davis Debora de Hoyos and Walter Carlson Lynne Deutch Dana Devon Dee Dee Dorskind Judith Epstein Farella, Braun + Martel, LLP Audrey Fisch Kristi Funk Mary K. Gaillard Carrie Gallaway Loraine Gardner Georgie Gatch Lenora Ginsberg Michael Goldman Good Works Foundation Rosalind M. Gordon Holly J. Gregory Jan Griesinger Groom Law Group Antonia M. Grumbach Sheryl Gudaitis Elisabeth Harper John and Betty J. Hancock Giselle N. Harrington Lois Harrison Mary W. Helms Mary L. Hidden Thomas E. Holliday Marjorie and Charles Hoskinson Bonnie Howard and Charles Charrow H. Nona Hungate Michael Ikeda

Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher Judy M. Judd Lois D. Juliber Susan and Lloyd Kannenberg Beth L. Kaufman Joan Kessler Joan Dempsey and Conrad L. Klein Rae M. Krelitz Gwyneth Langeler Geraldine Laybourne Joan M. Leiman Helaine F. Lobman Thomas Lockard and Alix Marduel Richard and Mary Lonergan Joanne Lyman Morton and Sophia Macht Foundation Margaret E. Mack and John L. Powell Marjorie Magner Leslie R. Malcolmson Susan L. Mann Barbara A. Marcus Debra A. Mayer Michele Coleman Mayes Janet C. McCaa Jacinta McCann and Joseph Brown Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. Pearl Meyer Jeanne Milligan Patricia S. Mirsky Evelyn B. Newell Ruth Nicholas Barbara Nims Carol Norberg Outten & Golden LLP Pacific Waterfront Debra J. Pearlstein Pearson Partners, Inc. David H. Peirez Beverly Peterkofsky Emele and Don Peters Sandra Phillips John P. Poertner Porzio, Bromberg & Newman Proactive Business Solutions, Inc. Mary Ann Rosenfeld and Sheldon Kadish Deborah Rothman Peter Salomon Minna Schrag and David Goldblatt Heidi Scrable Alix Shulman and Scott York Karen E. Silverman Janet Singer Deborah E. Skidmore Jane A. Skinner Fund Gerald G. Spolter Andrea Dew Steele Martha P. Steele Andrew Struble Laura P. Svetkey and Charles Van Der Horst Roselyn C. Swig Diana Taylor Time Equities, Inc. Daena Title Jo Ann Tredennick

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Universal Management Agency Bonnie G. Walt Marcia D. Weber Judith and Al Weinberg Guida West Dorothy G. Whitmore Marilyn L. Williamson Gertrude K. and Theodore W. Winsberg Helen and Oliver Wolcott Violet G. Young Charitable Trust Anonymous (3) $250 TO $499 Susan Rose Ackerman Betsy Buchalter Adler Kristin Adrian Kathleen Sullivan Alioto Janet Anderson E. Sherrell Andrews Meg Armstrong Jan Aronson Laura Avery Kent P. Bach Leigh Barker-Cheesebro Ned H. Bassen Karla Bassler Judith G. Bayard Helene Belz Sandy and Gerson Bernhard Melissa R. Black Marilyn S. Blackwell Regina M. Bonney Trina McVinnie Elizabeth Bridgman M.J. Bronson Brooklyn Museum Constance Brown Linda Brown Andrew Brozman Margaret Burd Kathleen J. Burke Maurine Canarsky Kathleen H. Cardinal Mae R. Carter Susan Cartun James T. Chappell Barbara Charmoy Julie Christensen Anne Clark Jaqueline A. Cole Eleanor Columbo-Meardon Catherine Conway Janette S. Cooke Michael Corbat Barbara J. Corwin

Betsy Cotton Frances and Donald Courtsal Susan Daly Lewis and Edith Drabkin Lola Dudley Mary Maples Dunn Elizabeth Edersheim Arline Boyer Epstein and Joel Epstein Anne T. Epstein Sue Errington Diane Filippi Fischer Hardware Corp. Linda Fitz Clifford and Susanne Fountain Richard Friedberg Ellen Futter Diane Gabe Felice Galant Stanley Gallant Claudia Ganz Joyce and Joseph Gelb Nancy N. Gibbs R. Gilman Priscilla A. Gilman Charles and Sara Goldberg Charitable Trust Martin Goldberg and Nina DAmbra Laurie Goldberger Marla M. Gordon Carol Gordon Agnes M. Grady Donald Green Diane and Saul Green Zadelle Krasow Greenblatt Nancy Greenwood Nina Gregg and Doug Gamble Carol Guthrie Karen Guzak Ruthanne Harstad Margaret Hefner Susan J. Hessel Lesley and John Higgins-Biddle Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch Chris Hockett Judith Hoffman Honeybee Foundation Monica Horvath Nataline D. Horwitz International Museum of Women ISJ Management Corp. Richard Janvey Evan A. Jenness Ava Jensen Carol Kaufman

Robert Kehr Sara Kelsey Ethel Klein Tim Kochis Joan C. Koven Judith Kross Susan Kupfer Louise Lamphere Bernice K. Lasker Lathrop & Gage L.C. Barbara Lawrence Eleanor Layton Nancy P. Leavens Roger Lehecka Naomi Lehr Irene Lindbeck Tibbits Diana L. Little Littler Mendelson, P.C. Elisabeth Lonsdale Carolyn Buck Luce Stewart Macaulay Linda P. MacCracken Francine M. Martin Markel Essex Warren E. Mathews Phyllis May Mayfield Consulting, Ltd. Susan McBride Emily McCoy Marin Management Corp. Marla McGowan and Philip Fernandez Linda Puls McGuire Robert W. Mele Antoinette Mercadante Marilyn E. Miller Marta Mora Diane Morabito Morgan L. Morgan Cecily O. Morse Mary Neale Mary B. Norton Linda OGara John W. Olver Judy M. and Michael J. OShea Susan Parrish Elizabeth and Robert Peelle Jean and Bill Peterman Asahi Pompey Lynn Povich Dorothea Preuss Quadra Foundation Xan Raskin The Recorder Newspaper Kim Regan Joyce Rey

Elizabeth Reynolds Linda Rissman Joan Rogers Rosalind N. Rosenberg Steven M. Rubin Vicki Satrap Edwin M. Schur and Joan Broskly Schur Schreeder, Wheeler & Flint, LLP Judith A. Schwartz Susan Scott Olivia Sears Jeanne L. Sebaugh Anne W. Shaw Carleton B. Shay Sussan Shore Siller Wilk LLP Terri Simon Samantha E. Skove Dominique Snyder Jacqueline Somma Lorraine Sostowski Margaret M. Sproul Albert Stark Susan Steinhauser and Daniel Greenberg Ellen Stern Grace P. Stern Patricia Carry Stewart C. Augusta Stewart Stone & Youngberg Blanche Louise Streeter Susan Susman Steven Taback Joyce Thibodeaux Jennifer Thomas Margaret Thomas Kevin Thurm Jill Totenberg Tumi Ulmer & Berne LLP Eric Vander Elst Patricia Walsh Cynthia Warner Charlotte Wheat Whitman Insight Strategies Jane Winslow Beverly Wolfe Jean Wolfe Geraldine Wyle Judith P. Yeakel Elizabeth C. Yen Jacqueline Young YWCANYC Eleanor Zuckerman Anonymous (4)

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THE EQUAL RIGHTS LEGACY SOCIET Y


The Equal Rights Legacy Society acknowledges the individuals whose personal commitment to advancing the rights of women and girls is reected by gifts to Legal Momentum made through their estate plans. We gratefully recognize the following members:
Barbara M. Cox, Co-Chair John Vanderstar, Co-Chair Deanne L. Adams Holly Atkinson and Galen Guengerich Beverly A. Bear Marlys Becker Regina M. Bonney Mary D. Brady Karen Brandt Alice C. Brown Elizabeth J. Cabraser Eva H. Cadwallader Leslie Calman Kathleen H. Cardinal Stephanie Clohesy Kay Deaux Emilia DeMarco Gisela and Wilfried Eckhardt Sara Engelhardt Lois Evans Terry Satinover Fagen Muriel Fox Alice M. Gates Anne L. Harper Laura J. Hart William M. Hawkins, Jr. William S. Hay Rhoda L. Honigman Bonnie Howard Anne Hale Johnson Amy L. Katz and Irving Scher Robert M. Kaufman Pauline Kerber Ralph and Marjorie Fine Knowles Lillian E. Kraemer Anna Lee Lapinski Barbara Lawrence Judith Layzer Susan J. Lee Catharine Lucas Elizabeth M. Martin Michele Coleman Mayes Amy Meedel Marcia D. Miller Carolyn Montgomery Elaine M. Nonneman Mary Albert ONeill Jan and Charles Raymond Dorothy M. Rehill Kathi Renman Kathy Rodgers Yvette Rudnitzky Marlene Sanders Alma F. Sanford Lynn Hecht Schafran Minna Schrag and David Goldblatt Phyllis N. Segal Jonathan Skinner Martin Skinner Lynda Spence Mary Doyle Springer Doris A. Steppe Sally E. and Robert Stoddard Aleta Styers Jane M. Timken Marvin and Freda Van Houten Elsa Vare Gilda B. Walther Adele A. Yellin

M AT C H I N G G I F T E M P L OY E R S
We wish to express our gratitude to the following employers and corporate foundations for generously matching their employees contributions to Legal Momentum:
American Association of Retired Persons American Express Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Capital Group Companies, Inc. Carnegie Corporation of New York Goldman, Sachs & Co. Maverick Capital Charities McKinsey & Company, Inc. Microsoft Corporation PepsiCo, Inc. Pfizer Inc Phillip Morris USA Inc. Pitney Bowes Inc. Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company Prudential Financial, Inc. Tenet Healthcare Foundation

W O R K P L AC E C A M PA I G N S
Legal Momentum receives generous contributions from many individuals through their companys Workplace Giving Programs. We appreciate the eorts of the following employers and agencies who allow Legal Momentum to participate in these campaigns and who facilitate the philanthropy of so many generous employees:
Americas Charities American Express/Just Give Bearing Point Combined Federal Campaign Cars4Charities Community Solutions Fund I Do Foundation Maryland Charity Campaign Microsoft Giving Campaign Mitretek Systems Network for Good New York City Transit Authority Pitney Bowes Inc. Prudential Financial United Way United Airlines

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PRO BONO LEGAL SERVICES


We acknowledge with gratitude the rms and attorneys who generously provided pro bono legal assistance to Legal Momentum and our clients.
MORGAN LEWIS BOCKIUS LLP Morgan Lewis Bockius organized a team of more than 40 attorneys and paralegals from its four ofces located across the country to support the work of Legal Momentums Immigrant Women Program. HORVITZ & LEVY David S. Ettinger, Esq. MC Sungaila, Esq. IRELL & MANELLA MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP Tina Ashtiani, Esq. Karyn Bell, Esq. Paul Bost, Esq. Tiffani Brown, Esq. Sirena Castillo, Esq. Noel Cohen, Esq. Sarah Fergusson, Esq. Joelle Gryczman, Esq. Terri Keville, Esq. Borchien Lai, Esq. Stan Levy, Esq. Jeffrey Lokey, Esq. ROXANNE CONLIN & ASSOCIATES Roxanne Barton Conlin, Esq. CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON LLP Zoe Segal-Reichlin, Esq. Lisa Coyle, Esq. Tanisha Massie, Esq. Ryan Becker, Esq. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF LAW Adjunct Professor Ruth Fleischer Viral Mehta, Esq. Helen Pster, Esq. Jerry Sharum, Esq. Ben Shatz, Esq. Tatiana Small, Esq. Cristin Zeisler, Esq. KAYE SCHOLER, LLP Sheila Boston, Esq. Margo Ferrandino, Esq. Andrew Solow, Esq. Andrew Stillufsen, Esq. Jay W. Waks, Esq. JENNER & BLOCK Susan J. Kohlmann, Esq. Elizabeth Valentina, Esq. K & L GATES LLP David R. Fine, Esq. J. Leigh Wray, Esq. CROWELL & MORING, LLP Thy Bui, Esq. Mike T. Carolan, Esq. Addie Cliffe, Esq. Timothy J. Fierst, Esq. Carrie Fletcher, Esq. Glenn D. Grant, Esq. Margot L. Green, Esq. Susan M. Hoffman, Esq. Jamie Krapf, Esq. Thomas A. Kruza III, Esq. Michael L. Martinez, Esq. Katherine J. Nesbitt, Esq. Kimberley Nobles, Esq. Lynn E. Parseghian, Esq. Jennifer A. Ray, Esq. Alex E. Sadler, Esq. Daniel Sasse, Esq. Gunjan Talati, Esq. Brinkley Tappan, Esq. Thomas A. Utzinger, Esq. Kathleen Van De Loo, Esq. Jasmine Yoon, Esq. Paralegals Riley Barrar, Esq. Joseph Lockinger, Esq. Anamaria Melhado, Esq. Melissa Peoples, Esq. Antony Serban, Esq. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Professor Laura Sager and students in her Employment Law Clinic NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER WILEY REIN, LLP Lora Foggan, Esq. WORKERS RIGHTS LAW CENTER OF NEW YORK

I N S P I R E A M I N D. INSPIRE A FUTURE. In May 2008, Legal Momentum staff visited with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York and their group leader Karen Lundgard, Older Girl Program Specialist, to present an inspirational program focused on the book Women: A Celebration of Strength, written and published by Legal Momentum. The girls, who each got a copy of the book, reacted enthusiastically to its message that there are no boundaries to achievement for women and girls.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OFFICERS Linda A. Willett, Chair Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP Ralph I. Knowles, Jr., First Vice Chair Doffermyre Shields Canfield Knowles & Devine, LLC Deborah Buresh Jackson, Vice Chair DBJ Capital LLC Deborah L. Rhode, Vice Chair Stanford University School of Law Lynda Spence, Vice Chair Adventures Unlimited Ina R. Drew, Treasurer JPMorgan Chase & Co. Susan J. Kohlmann, Secretary Jenner & Block Jay W. Waks, General Counsel Kaye Scholer LLP Irasema Garza, President Legal Momentum Elizabeth J. Cabraser, At Large Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP DIRECTORS Lucia E. Coyoca Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP Melody L. Drnach Action Vice President National Organization for Women Kim Gandy President National Organization for Women Stephanie George Executive Vice President, Time Inc. President, In Style, Real Simple, Essence Bertha Gonzlez Nieves Chief Executive Officer Playa Spirits LLC Laura Ruth Jacks Director Texas Center for Policy Studies Robert M. Kaufman Proskauer Rose LLP Lillian E. Kraemer Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (retired) Susan B. Lindenauer The Legal Aid Society (retired) Curtis L. Mack McGuire Woods LLP Michele Coleman Mayes Senior Vice President and General Counsel Allstate Insurance Corporation Stacy D. Phillips Phillips, Lerner, Lauzon & Jamra, L.L.P. Asahi Pompey Vice President Goldman, Sachs & Co. Harriet S. Posner Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Sujatha A. Srinivasan Goldman, Sachs & Co. Elsa Norris Vare Luna Vineyards Olga Vives Executive Vice President National Organization for Women Marissa C. Wesely Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP HONORARY DIRECTORS Muriel Fox, Chair Barbara M. Cox Etta Froio Contributing Senior Executive Editor W/Womens Wear Daily Lisa Specht Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP *Organizational affiliations for purposes of identification only.

A D M I N I S T R AT I O N A N D S TA F F
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT Irasema Garza President Sandra Brown Basso Coordinator Nancy A. Lambert Administrative Manager LEGAL DEPARTMENT Tim Casey Senior Staff Attorney Franoise Jacobsohn Project Manager, Equality Works Amy L. Katz Senior Counsel Julie Kay Senior Staff Attorney, Sexuality and Family Rights Program Megan Neal Legal Assistant Maya Raghu Senior Staff Attorney Employment and Housing Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence Naomi R. Shatz Staff Attorney, Skadden Fellow Gillian Thomas Senior Staff Attorney, Equality Works Brigitte Watson Program Coordinator, Equality Works NATIONAL JUDICIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM Lynn Hecht Schafran Senior Vice President and Director Jillian Weinberger Program Associate PUBLIC POLICY DEPARTMENT Lisalyn R. Jacobs Vice President for Government Relations Jennifer Grayson Senior Policy Analyst IMMIGRANT WOMEN PROGRAM Leslye E. Orloff Vice President and Director Pari Farmani Administrative Assistant & Internship Coordinator Soraya Fata Staff Attorney Alejandro Navarro Meeting Planner/Bookkeeper Kavitha Sreeharsha Senior Staff Attorney COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING DEPARTMENT Altagracia Dilon Levat Vice President for Communications and Marketing Erin Smith Deputy Director of Communications DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Jack Bode Vice President for Development Amy Levine Director of Institutional Relations Julie Repcheck Development Services Manager FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION Clevelette Austin Vice President for Finance & Administration Cynthia D. Foulks Office Administrator Jonathan Goldberg Systems Administrator Teng Wang Senior Accountant

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Lauren Aguiar Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Nancy E. Barton GE Capital Corporation (retired) Christine Beshar Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Rene Brissette Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Deborah M. Buell Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP Harriet Newman Cohen Cohen Hennessey Bienstock & Rabin P.C. Jan F. Constantine Authors Guild Donna Costa Mitsubishi Chemical USA, Inc. Beth D. Diamond Beazley Group plc Terry Satinover Fagen Pope Ballard Shepard & Fowle (retired) Gwen L. Feder The PeterSan Group Louise Firestone LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc. Lynn Toby Fisher Kaye Scholer LLP Dana Hartman Freyer Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP R. Peyton Gibson Phillips Lytle LLP Martha E. Gifford Law Office of Martha E. Gifford Rosalind M. Gordon Pitney Bowes Inc. Ilene Knable Gotts Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Holly J. Gregory Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Antonia M. Grumbach Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP Zenola Harper Lincoln Center Sherry Raphael Jacobs Guilford Mills, Inc. (retired) Dona S. Kahn Jackson Lewis LLP Terry Kassel Glocap, LLC Amy L. Katz Co-Chair, Board of Legal Advisors Legal Momentum Beverly I. Katz Attorney Beth L. Kaufman Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman LLP Meryl R. Kaynard JPMorgan Chase & Co. (retired) Gail Koff Jacoby & Meyers Joan Friedman Krey Co-Chair, Board of Legal Advisors Saks Fifth Avenue (retired) Patricia Langer Lifetime Television Patty Lipshutz The Museum of Modern Art Carlyn S. McCaffrey Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Lorraine S. McGowen Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Alice McInerney Kirby, McInerney & Squire LLP Sara E. Moss The Este Lauder Companies Ellen J. Odoner Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Barbara Berger Opotowsky Association of the Bar of the City of New York Kimberly S. Penner Phillips Lytle LLP Bettina B. Plevan Proskauer Rose LLP Sara S. Portnoy Proskauer Rose LLP (retired) Rachel F. Robbins NYSE Euronext Barbara P. Robinson Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Catherine Samuels Schulte Roth & Zabel (retired) Minna Schrag Proskauer Rose LLP (retired) Wendy Schwartz Reed Smith LLP Susan P. Serota Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Meryl Lynn Unger Katsky Korins LLP Karen E. Wagner Co-Chair, Board of Legal Advisors Davis Polk & Wardwell Dorothy P. Watson Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Janet M. Weiss Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP G. Elaine Wood Kroll Inc. Susan J. Kohlmann ex officio Jenner & Block LLP Lillian E. Kraemer ex officio Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (retired) Michele Coleman Mayes ex officio Pitney Bowes Inc. Marissa C. Wesely ex officio Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Linda A. Willett ex officio Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

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