CT NOW CELEBRATES ELECTION OF NEW LEADERSHIP

CT NOW CELEBRATES ELECTION OF NEW LEADERSHIP

New Co-Presidents Take the Helm of Women’s Organization

Hartford, CT — The Connecticut Chapter of the National Organization for Women (CT NOW) is proud to welcome Jacqueline Kozin and Laura Bachman as the new co-presidents of the organization. Both women have served the organization in a leadership capacity for the past two and four years, respectively.

“The organization has grown significantly under the leadership of the immediate past presidents, Michelle Noehren and Jessica Fenner,” stated Bachman, who previously served as CT NOW’s secretary. “We look forward to continuing the energy and expanding the organization as a real force on women’s policy here in Connecticut.”

“I am excited to take on the organization at a time when women’s issues are playing a major role in this year’s elections,” remarked Kozin, who previously served as Treasurer for the organization. “Laura and I will seize the opportunity to increase the volume of women’s voices now and after the election, which will make a difference for Connecticut women.”

Also voted into leadership roles are Brian Jud as the Vice President of Action, Brie Johnston as the Vice President of Public Policy and Secretary Aviva Ron. The Board is thrilled to welcome in this new leadership and have already begun work on the organization’s programming for the year to come.

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CT NOW believes that the personal is indeed political; therefore it strives to impact and change attitudes, beliefs, and policies that harm all women by fighting for political, economic, and social justice through education, organizing and action. This purpose includes, but is not limited to, equal rights and responsibilities in all aspects of citizenship, public service, employment, education, family life, and it includes freedom from discrimination because of race, gender or perceived gender, ethnicity, origin, age, marital status, sexual preference/orientation, physical ability/health status, or parenthood. For more info, please visit our website, www.now-ct.org.

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