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The Connecticut Women's Consortium Blog

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Paid Leave for All

The United States is one of the only developed countries without a national paid family leave program. In addition to barring women from the...
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Feminism in 2021: It Belongs to Us

Young women are increasingly rising up against the white-patriarchal values that have guided national policy for centuries. Movements like t...
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Nonprofit Stories: Uplifting Voices

Last year brought many changes to the Consortium. Like most other offices, we closed our doors and spent the better part of the year working...
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Who's Been Reading Trauma Matters?

In short, a lot of people have been reading Trauma Matters. Our flagship newsletter has been in circulation for over 20 years, gaining exten...
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Nonprofit Stories: The Opioid Round Tables

Beginning in 2019 and lasting through the pandemic, we joined Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Shatterproof Ambassador and CWC Board ...
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Nonprofit Stories: Birthdays!

While friendship and fond memories may not be the fundamental pillars of a trauma-informed workplace, they tend to spring up in trusting, em...
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Nonprofit Stories: The Community Film Series

Since our inception, the Connecticut Women’s Consortium has been a beacon for community involvement and advocacy. While our heart lies in th...
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Nonprofit Stories: The Power of Positive Reviews

In the spring of 2020, we transitioned from in-person to fully remote trainings. After years of serving our customers face-to-face in our tr...
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Nonprofit Stories: Advocacy

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