Human RightsNov. 7, 2016 -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino attended this year's Human Rights Day Forum, which focused on women's rights, at the YWCA White Plains and Central Westchester. 

“No discussion of human rights is complete without giving a critical eye and ear to the state of women’s rights,” Astorino said. “Discrimination will not be tolerated in Westchester, and as always, our Human Rights Commission stands ready to ensure that the rights of all people are protected.”

Presented by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, Astorino gave remarks in addition to the following guest speakers:

  • Robi Schlaff, Director, Westchester County Office for Women
  • Anna Brown, Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Shearman & Sterling
  • Carol Robles Roman, President and CEO, Legal Momentum

Please contact Diane Balistreri by e-mail at  or by phone at (914) 995-7715 to learn more about the event.

Astorino encouraged anyone who feels they have been the victim of discrimination to contact the county’s Human Rights Commission buy phone at (914) 995-9500 or online on