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5/23/16

Should Connecticut Mandate Paid Family and Medical Leave? - Where We Live, WNPR 

Catherine Bailey, CWEALF's Legal & Public Policy Director and co-chair of the Campaign for Paid Family Leave was interviewed on Where We Live. 

5/11/16

Capitol News Briefing with Advocacy Organizations to Discuss the Proposed Consolidation of Six Legislative Commissions Including the PCSW - CT-N 

5/11/16

Press Release: In Support of Commissions for Disenfranchised Groups 

4/6/16

Hamden business owner, employees come out in support of paid family & medical leave - New Haven Register

4/1/16

Connecticut Campaign for Paid Family Leave - Official Statement RE: Passage of New York's Paid Leave system 

3/10/16

Connecticut may become the 4th state to pass paid family and medical leave act -Fox 61

3/1/16

State lawmakers pushing for 'affirmative consent' on all campuses - News 8 WTNH.com

2/25/16

Harp backs paid family leave state bill – Yale Daily News

2/19/16

Paid Family Leave Back on Legislative Table – Journal Inquirer

2/18/16

Advocates Renew Push for Paid Leave – CT News Junkie

2/18/16

Group Wants Connecticut to be 4th State with Paid Family Medical Leave –New Haven Register

2/17/16

Big Push for Paid Family Medical Leave Law- WTNH.com

2/13/16

Sexual Consent Legislation Reintroduced – Journal Inquirer

2/12/16

No Means No: Lawmakers Renew Push for ‘Affirmative Consent’ on Campus -The Hartford Courant

1/27/16

Bye sponsors forum on paid family medical leave – West Hartford News

 

 

 

Events

#GivingTuesday November 29, 2016  

Will you donate to CWEALF on Giving Tuesday, November 29th to advance the rights and opportunities of women and girls right here in Connecticut?

 

One Woman Makes a Difference 2016

 On October 4, 2016, CWEALF held its annual awards dinner “One Woman Makes a Difference” at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville, CT with over 400 people in attendance. The event celebrated the contributions of women to the personal and professional lives of women and girls in Connecticut. Follow CWEALF on Facebook and sign up for our e-news for event pictures and updates. 

Thank you to all our generous event sponsors, volunteers and attendees for making this year's event a big success! Make a donation to honor the 2016 awardees and support CWEALF’s direct services for women and girls here.   

One Woman Makes a Difference 2016 Honorees:

Dr. Elsa M. Núñez 

Dr. Elsa Nunez

In August 2016, Dr. Elsa M. Núñez will start her 11th year as the president of

Eastern Connecticut State University. Read Elsa's bio

 

Patricia J. Wrice 

Pat Wrice is the former Executive Director of Operation Fuel.

She was the Executive Director for 19 years.  Read Pat's bio

 

 Attorney Rachel Goldberg

 

 Rachel Goldberg presently serves as General Counsel of the Stamford, CT

Urban Redevelopment Commission.  Read Rachel's bio

 

 Keri Hoehne

Keri Hoehne

Keri Hoehne is the Executive Assistant to the President, United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 371. Read Keri's bio

 

 

 Marsha Anastasia

Marsha Anastasia

Marsha Anastasia is the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel - The Americas, Pitney Bowes and President, National Association of Women Lawyers. Read Marsha's bio

 

 

Thank you to our event sponsors!

 

 

 

 

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