State Affiliate Activities

IN – Indiana Women Work! has seen extensive growth since affiliating. In addition to their annual Women & Work conference this year, INWW will be awarding a small scholarship to a woman going back to school.

NE – Nebraska Women Work! is a newer affiliate that has cultivated a committed core of members. They are very proud of their recent accomplishments, including media coverage and the creation of a survey to assess the barriers NE women face in the workforce.

MD – Maryland Women Work! sponsored a conference early this year called “Opportunities for Change in Ocean City ”. They host an annual legislative day where service participants learn about their valuable role in civic matters and meet with delegates from around the state.

WI – In addition to conducting a Recruiting for the Information Technology Age earmark project, Wisconsin Women Work! will be holding a state wide summit to discuss the issues pertinent to working women in WI.

HI – Hawaii Women Work! made a great impact in the lives of single parent students by collecting donated computers to distribute to needy students.

IL – Illinois Women Work! celebrated a fantastic victory when their advocacy for a state Displaced Homemakers Task Force was successful!

WV – In addition to winning Women Work!’s first annual Award of Excellence last April, West Virginia Women Work! recently formed a steering committee to better guide affiliate activities.