GFWC News

An Incredible 2021 GFWC Annual Convention

September 16 2021. “Hotlanta” was a little hotter than usual during the 2021 GFWC Annual Convention, when clubwomen throughout the Federation gathered at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

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Canine Companions Honors GFWC International President Marian St.Clair

September 16 2021. GFWC Affiliate Organization Canine Companions announced the birth of Sims, a female yellow Labrador named in honor of GFWC International President Marian Simmons-St.Clair.

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GFWC Begins Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 2021. GFWC is joining the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month to honor Latino history, culture, and accomplishments. Hispanic heritage in the United States.

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GFWC Honors Amy Brittain With National Journalism Award

September 9 2021. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is pleased to honor Amy Brittain with the 2021 Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism Covering Issues of Concern to Women for her work on Canary, a seven-part investigative podcast about two women who refused to stay silent about their experiences with sexual assault. Brittain is a reporter with The Washington Post’s investigative team.

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2020 Top 10 Projects Announced

September 7 2021. We're excited to announce the 2020 Top Ten Projects.

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GFWC Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

August 26 2021. Today, join GFWC for Women’s Equality Day to thank all of the women before us who have created new avenues for political power and influence, grassroots activism, and policymaking.

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GFWC’s Thoughts Are With Haiti

August 19 2021. GFWC is encouraging its members to support Affiliate Organization UNICEF USA’s on-the-ground relief efforts in Haiti to provide safe water, medical care, and protection services.

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Jane Jenkins Herlong to Speak at Convention “Wonders of the World” Banquet

May 27 2021. Sirius XM Humorist Jane Jenkins Herlong, international best-selling/award-winning author, professional singer, and recording artist, will speak at the 2021 GFWC Annual Convention 

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Mental Health Awareness Advocate to Speak at Convention Opening Business Session

May 20 2021. John T. Broderick, Jr. will promote awareness and understanding of mental illness at the 2021 GFWC Annual Convention Opening Business Session on Saturday, August 28.

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Equal Pay Advocate Lilly Ledbetter Speaks at Convention

May 13 2021. GFWC is honored to have Lilly Ledbetter speaking at the 2021 GFWC Annual Convention.

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Blog

September 21

Volunteers in Action: GFWC Illinois and GFWC Women’s Club of Holden Beach

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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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