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FREE Volunteer Budget Coaching! 

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 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! 

Click here for registration information. 



 CT Innovates Event







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 to make your reservation today! Click the links for more information and the event flyer to share. 


   volunteers needed
Volunteers Needed! 
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 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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