Women, Equality & Power

   Special Guest Speaker:   Teresa Younger, Exec. Director,

Permanent Commission on the Status of Women

Thursday, October 3, 2013

7:00-9:00 P.M., Henry Carter Hull Library,

10 Killingworth Tpke, Clinton, CT

Free to the Public

Teresa Younger, the Executive Director of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, will discuss the State of the State for women in Connecticut and beyond. She will cover women’s health care and economic security, and other vital issues impacting women and their families.

   Join us for this very special event!

As Executive Director of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, an arm of the General Assembly, Teresa Younger ensures the PCSW’s mandate is carried out through policy, strategic planning and operations. Before joining the PCSW, Teresa was the Director of Affiliate Organizational Development at the American Civil Liberties Union National Office, where she assisted affiliates throughout the country with management issues. She is the first woman and the first African American to have served as executive director of the ACLU of Connecticut.

Teresa, who serves as President of the Board of the Girl Scouts of Connecticut, also sits on the boards of the Universal Health Care Foundation, the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, and the National Advisory Board on Religious Restrictions to Care. She was identified by Hartford Business Journal as one of “Eight Remarkable Women in Business,” was named 2012 recipient of Connecticut-NARAL’s Catherine Roraback Award, was among the NAACP’s “100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut” and has continually been recognized for her commitment to civil rights and civil liberties.

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