ALBANY – May 4, 2016 – Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and domestic violence prevention advocates gathered at the New York State Capitol for the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)’s annual Legislative Advocacy Day. The group met with lawmakers to discuss the critical importance of legislation that supports domestic violence survivors and victims. The effort is a part of Mary Kay Inc.’s ‘Lobbying for Good’ initiative.

The legislative agenda for the day comprised of the support of multiple bills, furthering the protection of survivors and enhancing violence prevention. Independent Beauty Consultants joined with the Coalition to encourage lawmakers to take action against the horrifying abuse suffered by thousands of women across the state and stress the immense, positive effects legislators could have on the lives of women throughout New York.

Mary Kay is honored to sponsor the annual Legislative Advocacy Day for the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and we are proud of the Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants from New York who participated in support of ending domestic violence,” said Crayton Webb, Vice President of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for Mary Kay Inc. “Mary Kay is committed to being the corporate leader in the effort to prevent and end violence against women once and for all.”

To date, Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay Foundation have given $50 million to domestic violence prevention and awareness programs in an effort to end the cycle of abuse.

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