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Additional Organizations for this year's theme:    

The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame

The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame is an educational outreach organization whose mission is to honor publicly the achievement of Connecticut women, preserve their stories, educate the public and inspire the continued achievements of women and girls.

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund

The Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund is a statewide nonprofit organization that advocates for and empowers women and girls in Connecticut, especially those who are underserved or marginalized. They work to create an equitable society where women and girls thrive.

Connecticut Chapter of National Organization for Women

The Connecticut Chapter of N.O.W fights discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing, public accommodations, health services, child custody, military policies while ensure civil rights protection for all.

Connecticut Junior Women, Inc.

Connecticut Junior Women, Inc.is a volunteer organization of women with diverse talents who donate their time, financial, and moral support for the betterment of their local, state, national, and global communities while providing opportunities for personal growth and leadership.

Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character aiming to make the world a better place. The Girl Scouts of Connecticut are the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Fund for Women and Girls, Fairfield County Community Foundation

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation brings together passionate people and trusted resources to solve our region’s challenges through innovative, collaborative solutions. Together, our goal is to close the opportunity gap in Fairfield County by eliminating disparities in income, education, employment, housing and health.

American Association of University Women

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.

General Federation of Women Clubs of CT, Inc.

General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Connecticut mission is to provide volunteer services, respond to challenges, and to seize a crisis as an opportunity for moving forward. Their mission encompasses the development of women to benefit their children, their community and their government. Their attention goes beyond the community to encourage women to expand their horizons by meeting new friends, stimulating new interests, gaining more knowledge, and through united efforts, creating new awareness of today’s ever-changing world.

The National Council of Negro Women

Its mission is to lead, advocate for and empower women of African descent, their families and communities. NCNW promotes education with a concentrated focus on science, technology, engineering, art and math; encourages entrepreneurship, financial literacy and economic stability; educates women about good mental and physical health practices; promotes civic engagement and advocates for sound public policy consistent with traditional values.

Connecticut Voices for Children

Connecticut Voices for Children is a "think and do" tank. We advance our mission through high-quality research and policy, development of the next generation of thinkers and doers as well as strategic communications and establishment of a sustainable and powerful voice for children.

ACLU Connecticut

The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is a nonpartisan, non-profit membership organization that defends, promotes and preserves individual rights and liberties under the U.S. and Connecticut constitutions in state and federal court, the General Assembly and the state’s 169 towns and cities.

Rock the Vote Connecticut

Rock the Vote is a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people.

NAACP Connecticut

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

Connecticut Citizens Action Group

CCAG is a statewide membership-based organization dedicated to actively engaging the residents of CT to alter the relations of power in order to build a more just society.

National Women’s History Museum

Our mission is to tell the stories of women who transformed our nation. We will do that through a growing state-of-the-art online presence and a future physical museum to educate, inspire, empower, shape the future, and provide a complete view of American history.

 

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