EMILY’s List Endorses Small in SD60, Invests in Creating Progressive Change in New York Senate


Buffalo, New York- EMILY’s List announced today their endorsement of Amber Small for State Senate in New York’s 60th District. 

The endorsement marks significant support for Small’s campaign in the 60th District—a seat considered to be one of a handful which may ultimately decide the balance of power in the New York State Senate.

"Amber Small has a proven record of fighting for women and families," said EMILY’s List Senior Director of State Engagement and Development Muthoni Wambu Kraal. "The EMILY’s List community – now more than three million members strong – is excited to support her glass ceiling shattering campaign for State Senate in the 60th District" 

Small commented on the endorsement saying, “Through its vast network of over three million members, EMILY’s List allows women like myself to be advocates for protecting a woman’s right to access the health care she deserves. Together we will continue the fight against out of touch politicians and protect the rights of countless mothers, grandmothers, sisters and daughters.”

Small added, “I am proud to stand on the shoulders of the many women responsible for progressive change over the course of history. Together we can be the change that New Yorkers so desperately need.”

For more information about Amber Small and her campaign for Senate, please visit www.smallforsenate.com. Small has recently received the endorsement of the Campaign for a Pro-Choice NY, Eleanor’s Legacy, The Women’s TAP Fund, WomenElect/WEPAC and the Women’s Equality Party.


Small serves as the Executive Director of the Parkside Community Association. In this role she is an advocate for 2,500 residents, working to enhance their quality of life through crime prevention, traffic calming, fair housing advocacy and more.  Amber also serves on the Board of Directors for B-Team Buffalo, and is a member of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Business Leaders council.  She proudly serves as Vice Chair of WEPAC, a nonpartisan group focused on increasing female involvement in politics and government. Amber is a graduate of the University at Buffalo, and resides in North Buffalo’s Parkside neighborhood with her family. New York's Sixtieth Senate District is located wholly in Erie County and includes the communities of Tonawanda, City of Tonawanda, Kenmore, Grand Island, Hamburg, Orchard Park, Evans, Brant, and the City of Buffalo.  Small is endorsed by the Democratic Party, the Working Families Party and the Women’s Equality Party.