GFWC News

Stephenie Foster Shares Advocacy Resources with GFWC Clubwomen

August 31 2022. On August 10, GFWC had the opportunity to sit down with speaker, author, and women’s advocate Stephenie Foster to discuss her wide-ranging work to ensure equality for women and girls around the world.

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GFWC Takes a Stand Against Elder Abuse

June 9 2022. GFWC recognizes June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

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Congratulations to Rosie Hidalgo, Office on Violence Against Women

May 19 2022. GFWC congratulates Rosie Hidalgo on her Presidential nomination to lead the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice.

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GFWC Congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

April 28 2022. On April 7, by a bipartisan vote of 53-47, the Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

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GFWC Celebrates Volunteers in Action Week

April 12 2022. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs recognizes April 17-23, 2022 as Volunteers in Action Week, which takes place every fourth week of April to honor National Volunteer Month. This week leads into celebrating Federation Day on April 24, the 132nd anniversary of GFWC’s founding and clubwomen’s commitment to unite and make positive change in local and global communities.

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GFWC Celebrations 100 Years at Its Historic Home

April 1 2022. One-hundred years ago today, April 1, 1922, GFWC acquired its historic home at 1734 N St. NW in Washington, DC.

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GFWC Announces Hope for Justice as New Affiliate Organization

March 23 2022. GFWC is excited to announce a new partnership with GFWC Affiliate Organization Hope for Justice, a new global anti-trafficking charity, that works from more than 30 locations across five continents to bring an end to modern day slavery and human trafficking.

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12 Success for Survivors Scholarships to Be Awarded

March 17 2022. GFWC will award more Success for Survivor Scholarships in 2022 than in recent years!

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GFWC Celebrates VAWA Reauthorization

March 16 2022. GFWC International President Marian St.Clair attends White House event with President Joe Biden to commemorate the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The House of Representatives passed its bill on March 17, 2021.

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A Memorable Women’s History Month Event

March 10 2022. On March 9, GFWC continued its tradition of celebrating Women’s History Month event. The guest speaker was Stephen A. Hansen, architectural historian, historic preservation specialist, and author.

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August 30

Volunteers in Action: GFWC Windsor Woman’s Club and GFWC Shorewood Woman’s Club

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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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