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The Connecticut Women's Consortium Blog

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Nonprofit Stories: Courageous Conversations

What role do workplace conversations play in the promotion of equity, intersectionality, and respect? In a partnership with the Department o...
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Flipping Through The Past: A Look at Trauma Matters

As Editor of Trauma Matters, dozens of fascinating articles cross my desk each month. I am privileged to have the responsibility of refining...
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Nonprofit Stories: Trauma & Recovery Conference

Sometimes you need to strike out on your own in order to get the work that you want done, done. That’s just what we did in October 2020 when...
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Mental Health Awareness Month: What are we up to?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the perfect opportunity to spotlight some of our staff’s personal mental health practices. From wal...
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Nonprofit Stories: Sensory Basket Throwback

At the Connecticut Women’s Consortium, we understand the role that environment plays on our stress levels. In our office, we’ve dedicated sp...
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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in the Wake of COVID-19

Across the lifespan, approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men in the United States will experience severe physical violence, sexual violenc...
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Our Thoughts on Equal Pay Day 2021

The most damning day of Women’s History Month has come again: Equal Pay Day. Today we reflect on the fact that women earn an average of 82 c...
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Building Resilience: Journey to Mindfulness

I am sure that I am not alone in sharing that l have wrestled with emotional regulation and often fail to truly self-regulate through mindfu...
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Re-writing Separation: Co-parenting and the power of stability

Divorce, separation, and family restructuring are delicate endeavors often bogged down by litigation, miscommunication, and intense scrutiny...
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