See also History of Unitarianism A number of notable people have considered themselves UnitariansUniversalistsand following the merger of these denominations in the United States and Canada inUnitarian Universalists. Additionally, there are persons who, because of their writings or reputation, are considered to have held Unitarian or Universalist beliefs. Individuals who held unitarian nontrinitarian beliefs but were not affiliated with Unitarian organizations are often referred to as "small 'u'" unitarians.
Posted on September 14, by Bridget Crawford Spurred by legislation introduced by New York State Assemblymember Linda Rosenthalthat state adopted a law that requires public schools to provide free menstrual hygiene products for students in grades In April,Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted the news: Menstrual products are as necessary as toilet paper and soap, but can be one expense too many for struggling families.
In other words, school districts must figure out how to pay for these menstrual hygiene products. The startup costs for having dispensers in bathrooms are thousands of dollars for local school districts.
Districts will need to find the money in their budgets this year to comply, Laural Heiden, a spokesperson for Greece Central School District, explained. Webster Central School District spent about the same. The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District is similar to other local schools that worked to get the machines and products installed before the first day of school, according to spokesperson Leah Shepard.
The need is real.
No doubt, this change will help thousands of low-income individuals and families. But to completely analyze the impact of the legal change, it is worthwhile to consider who bears what cost. Consider the example of Yonkers, a city just outside New York City that I pass through every day on my way to work and a place with a long history of segregation in housing and education.
The Yonkers school district serves 27, students and has 39 schools, according to its website here. According to local news reports see heree.
The larger expenditure will be for the products that fill the dispensers. Consider the cost of a box of pads. Certainly, there are brands and products that cost less than 25 cents per pad or tampon. Some women may need more or fewer or different products.
But just as a ballpark, it looks like the estimate by the Yonkers Board of Education is not unreasonable. Who bears the cost?
The taxpayers, as is true with most expenses by the school district. Menstrual capitalism is the complex interaction of the market economy and profit-seeking behavior, on the one hand, and apparent philanthropic, benevolent or even feminist support of menstrual equity efforts, on the other.
The two sides of the issue can and do co-exist; I have no critique of that. That is a complex interaction worthy of further examination.*Vanessa Baird* concludes by tracking down the more elusive facts and arguments without which the jigsaw can never be complete..
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