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5/11/17 CT lawmakers receive stuffed animals to underscore need for paid family leave (

Malloy Signs Conversion Therapy Ban (Hartford Courant)

4/12/17 Tamer pay equity bill clears house (CT News Junkie)

State Rep. Derek Slap of West Hartford Helps Lead Passage of Pay Equity Bill (

4/12/17 Gender pay equity bill advances — minus key wage-history provision (CT Mirror)

West Hartford Legislator, Advocates Use Equal Pay Day as Call to Action ( 

4/4/17 Capitol News Briefing on Gender Wage Disparities in the Workforce (CT Network) 

Connecticut can help close the gender wage gap by legislative action (CT Viewpoints)

3/21/17 Girl Scouts Talk Issues With Local Legislators (Fairfield Sun)

At Girl Scout Day At The Capitol, A Discussion On Pay Equity (Hartford Courant) 

Democratic Lawmakers Push Tougher Penalties For Hate Crimes (Hartford Courant)

3/16/17 Sen. Beth Bye Endorses Proposal to Create Strongest Hate Crimes Laws in the Nation (

Paid FMLA is Top Priority for Senate Democrats (CT News Junkie)

A valentine and cupcake campaign for Paid Family Medical Leave (News 8

New bill proposed to close wage gap in Connecticut (News 8

State Representative from West Hartford Urges Public Attendance at Pay Equity Hearing (

1/27/17 Rep. Derek Slap Testifies In HB5210 (West Hartford Patch)

Paid family leave debate continues in Connecticut (CT Post) 


The Future is NOW, June 20, 2017
Meet the 2017 Awardees
and purchase your tickets HERE


volunteers needed

Volunteers Needed! 
CWEALF needs volunteers for our upcoming Girls & STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Expo on Friday, June 2nd at Mitchell College, New London. 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!


Save the Date!

2017 One Woman Makes a Difference 

Sponsorship. Host Committee, Advertising, and Auction Opportunities 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

5:00 - 9:00 pm

Aqua Turf Club, Planstville, CT 




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