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How Writing Novels Taught Me I was a Feminist

By Heather Webb I’m new to the CT NOW blog, and have been looking forward to contributing, but I must admit, I stared at a blank screen every time I sat down to write this piece. How could I contribute to such a dynamic, inspiring group in an original way? At last, I got my […]

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CT NOW hosting advance screening of Wonder Woman on June 1!

Join CT NOW for a private screening of the new “Wonder Woman” movie the day before it opens nationwide AND help raise funds for CT NOW’s scholarship fund, which each summer pays the FULL TUITION for two Connecticut women to attend the Women’s Campaign School at Yale. Thursday, June 1 6:30 p.m. Cinemark North Haven, […]

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Travel with CT NOW to the Equality March for Unity and Pride in Washington on June 11

The Connecticut chapter of the National Organization for Women is organizing three buses to the national Equality March for Unity and Pride in Washington, D.C., which will take place on Sunday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please consider traveling with us to this important event to remind our administration that, as Lin […]

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Voters Will Remember Who Took Their Health Care Away

A statement from national NOW President Terry O’Neill: Today’s narrow vote for a disastrous health care bill will come back to haunt House Republicans. The members of Congress who voted for this bill have sealed their fate with the electorate. Billionaires and conservative superPACs may have bought their vote today, but they can’t buy a blindfold […]

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Thank you, Sen. Blumenthal, for calling on Trump to stop and reverse his anti-woman agenda

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal: You are a hero and a champion for women. The Connecticut chapter of the National Organization for Women applauds and thanks you for leading the effort in which 31 Senate Democrats sent a letter today to President Trump, calling on him to reverse his harmful anti-woman agenda and, instead, prioritize women’s […]

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CT NOW ACTION ALERT: Ask your legislator to support SB 586!

It is imperative that before the current Connecticut General Assembly session ends in June, our state legislators vote to support Senate Bill 586: An Act Expanding Health Benefits for Women, Children and Adolescents. If Congress votes to repeal the ACA and replace it with the latest version of the AHCA – something that could take […]

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Bill Shine Gone, but Toxic Culture at Fox News Must Change

A statement from national NOW President Terry O’Neill: Fox News has done the right thing by showing co-president Bill Shine the door, but that doesn’t mean they have “fixed” their harassment problem. Sexual harassment always goes beyond the behavior of individual men. For every harasser who gets away with targeting women, there are many others lurking in […]

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Isha Dalal Gives Connecticut a Voice

Isha Dalal, a seventeen-year-old senior at Trumbull High School, is the creator and founder of the organization CT Voice. CT Voice has the goal of getting teens involved in making social change–whether it’s issues like illiteracy or lack of education, like the organization is working on currently, or cyber bullying and other social issues. Isha […]

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Kennedy Williams Empowers Young Women Through Girl Scout Sisterhood

Kennedy Williams, a student from Glastonbury, Connecticut, has an abundance of accomplishments for a woman of her young age. The high schooler from Glastonbury High School has been a Girl Scout since the age of four, initially drawn to the caring and supportive environment of the organization. In the past few years, Kennedy has earned […]

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Leadership, Girl Scouts, and Community with Alexis Volpe

Alexis Volpe, a senior from Middletown, Connecticut, is doing some awesome things.   The seventeen-year-old has been a Girl Scout since she was little, and the organization has enabled her to be a leader and impact her community in many positive ways.   Alexis has accomplished a multitude of things. As of now she serves as a Girl […]

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