Paid FMLA is Top Priority for Senate Democrats (CT News Junkie)
A valentine and cupcake campaign for Paid Family Medical Leave (News 8 WTNH.com)
New bill proposed to close wage gap in Connecticut (News 8 WTNH.com)
Rep. Derek Slap Testifies In HB5210 (West Hartford Patch)
Catherine Bailey, CWEALF's Legal & Public Policy Director and co-chair of the Campaign for Paid Family Leave was interviewed on Where We Live.
FREE Volunteer Budget Coaching!
Do you or someone you know want to gain better control of their finances? CWEALF and United Way have teamed up to form the Volunteer Budget Coaching Program. Learn to effectively budget, meet financial goals, spend less and save more! Slots are limited so apply today! Applications are due by March 21, 2017. Contact Denise Rhone at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up or CLICK HERE TO APPLY. Please SHARE widely!
Registration is open now!
“Opportunities for Enhanced Practice:
Family Court Response to Domestic Violence”
March 3, 2017
This event is co-sponsored by CWEALF, the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV), the Connecticut Bar Association and Quinnipiac School of Law.
WHAT: A day of strategic discussion and capacity building in regard to CT’s family court response to domestic violence. Share the Event Flyer
WHEN: March 3, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (registration starts at 8:30)
Quinnipiac University School of Law
370 Bassett Road
North Haven, CT 06473
WHO Should Attend?
Private Attorneys, Legal Services Attorneys, Guardians ad Litem, CCSD Family Services Counselors, Family Court Judges and Domestic Violence Advocates
Fee: $50 (includes boxed lunch)
CLE credit available!
Panel Discussion: Women In STEM
Wednesday, March 8th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Connecticut Historical Society
Join us for an overview of the challenges facing women entering STEM careers. Learn more about innovative programs encouraging girls and STEM, and listen to advice from women who have broken barriers in STEM fields. CWEALF Executive Director Kate Farrar will moderate the discussion.
This event is FREE and open to the public, but reservations are requested by March 3. Email email@example.com to make your reservation today! Click the links for more information and the event flyer to share.
CWEALF needs volunteers for our upcoming Girls & STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Expos. Middle and high school girls attend Expos and participate in hands-on STEM activities with female role models to expose them to careers in STEM. Volunteers help CWEALF set up for activities, distribute materials and t-shirts, and help us make sure the Expos run smoothly!
Join the CWEALF team to help us foster a life-long love of STEM learning! Contact Brenna Doyle at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and sign up!
2017 Girls & STEM Expo Dates:
Friday, April 21st at Central Connecticut State University, New Britain
Friday, April 28th at Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury
Friday, June 2nd at Mitchell College, New London
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