Organizations Focused on Progress for Women and Girls Form Statewide Collective

Monday, December 3, 2018

CONNECTICUT -- The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls (CCWG), launched last month with more than 20 members and six funders, gathered at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to celebrate the beginning of the Collective. Members range from Girl Scouts to Planned Parenthood and the Commission on Women, Children and Seniors; the YWCA to The Alliance to End Sexual Violence and Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.  Funders of the Collective are Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls; The Community Fund for Women & Girls and The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven; the Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls; The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut’s Women and Girls’ Fund; the Women’s Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation; and the Main Street Community Foundation’s Women & Girls’ Fund.  The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls is guided by the following principles of gender equity, racial justice, LGBTQIA rights, civil rights, disability rights, ending and preventing violence, economic justice, reproductive rights, and immigrants’ rights.

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