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***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ms. Foundation for Women Launches Campaign Congratulating
Co-Founder Gloria Steinem on Receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom


NEW YORKNov. 15, 2013— The Ms. Foundation for Women today launched an online campaign congratulating co-founder Gloria Steinem for being honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Barack Obama will present the award Nov. 20 at the White House.

The Ms. Foundation's campaign encourages supporters to express appreciation for Steinem's contributions to the women's movement.

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The Ms. Foundation for Women fights to eliminate barriers for every woman in the U.S. For 40 years, we have worked tirelessly to secure women’s rights and freedoms with a special commitment to building the power of low-income, immigrant and women of color. At our core, we are advocates giving a voice to women to elevate their most pressing issues. We’re continually investing funds, time, expertise and training in more than 100 trailblazing organizations nationwide to secure a better future for ourselves, our families and our communities.

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Media Contact:

Loretta Kane:
212-709-4436
lkane@msfoundation.org