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Paula Weinstein

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Marsha Weinstein, Prospect, Ky. (1951-). Caucasian. Ms. Weinstein has spent most of her life fighting for health, safety, education and economic empowerment for women and girls. In 1992, Ms Weinstein began her four-year term as executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Women. But she has been active in women’s rights issues since she moved to Kentucky in 1980. She has testified before the General Assembly on the need for domestic violence centers and helped found Kentucky Women Advocates in 1986 and the Court Appointed Special Advocates, which protects the rights of children in court, in 1987. She is a co-founder of the Alliance for Girls, and has served on the boards of Kentucky Youth Advocates and the Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights.

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