Important Dates

Webinar with Heifer International

March 17, 2021. Affiliate Organization webinars continue with Heifer International on March 17.

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First Informal Conventions of Women’s Clubs

March 18, 2021. In 1888 and 1899, the first informal conventions of women’s clubs met for three days in New York City.

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ERA Anniversary

March 22, 2021. In 1972 the ERA was approved by the Senate and ratification by states began.

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Anniversary of GFWC Acquiring Headquarters Building

April 1, 2021. GFWC officially took possession of 1734 N Street NW in Washington D.C. from John and Grace Hoffman White in 1922.

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 1-30, 2021. Child Abuse Prevention Month

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National Volunteer Month

April 1-30, 2021. National Volunteer Month

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School Library Month

April 1-30, 2021. School Library Month

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Jeannette Rankin

April 2, 2021. In 1917 Jeannette Rankin (MO) became the first woman sworn in and elected to congress as a member of the House of Representatives.

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National Library Week

April 19-23, 2021. National Library Week

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Sorosis First Meeting Anniversary

April 20, 2021. In 1868 the first regular meeting of Sorosis was held.

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Blog

February 23

Volunteers in Action: Maquoketa Woman’s Club, GFWC Greater West Palm Beach Women’s Club, and GFWC Woman’s Club of Madison

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Success For Survivors Scholarship

Each year, GFWC awards scholarships to help intimate partner abuse survivors obtain a post-secondary education that offers a chance to reshape their future by securing employment and gaining personal independence.

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