June 28, 2017

Op-Ed: The Power of She

Girl power is not a force to be reckoned with. Here in Chester County, and around the nation, we recognize that our mothers, daughters, aunts, sisters, […]
March 29, 2017

The 1852 Pennsylvania Women’s Rights Convention

The 1852 Pennsylvania Women’s Rights Convention The first women’s rights convention in Pennsylvania was held right here in Chester County, June 2-3, 1852. Despite being held […]
February 15, 2017

Violence Can Be Prevented

Anyone that has heard me speak in front of a crowd since July 2015 has heard me speak about the important role men play in ending […]
October 3, 2016

Men and Feminism

I promised to write the blog post you are reading about four months ago, the topic being why men should care about the issues and inequities […]
August 1, 2016

Leveraging Progress

After a historic week right here in our region, the Philadelphia Inquirer ran a piece about what Hillary Clinton’s nomination means for working women. In the […]
October 13, 2015

Change is Inevitable

We are busy. Time and time again we hear how over scheduled our lives have become. Between family and work there is very little time left. […]
September 14, 2015
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Are You Ready for Some Football?

March is Women’s History Month. While the Fund celebrates women throughout the year it is in solidarity that we recognize the words of Gloria Steinem, “Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven’t been part of history.”
March 2, 2015
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Women Making History

March is Women’s History Month. While the Fund celebrates women throughout the year it is in solidarity that we recognize the words of Gloria Steinem, “Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven’t been part of history.”
November 13, 2014
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Know More: No Means No

The news for women and children in Chester County has not been stellar over the last several weeks.
September 26, 2017

Yes, All Women! Part II

We welcome women representing all generations for our second facilitated dialogue – Yes, All Women! Part II – on how we can work together during a period […]
August 28, 2017

Community Fest: Fall Fun Celebrating the Fund

To honor 20 years of uniting the community through philanthropy, advocacy, education and community collaboration, the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls invites all Chester […]
July 12, 2017

Chester County Fund for Women and Girls Welcomes New Board Members

The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls (CCFWG) is pleased to welcome three new members – Nora Alvarez, Pattie Diggin and Lisa Passante – to […]
June 26, 2017

Chester County Fund for Women and Girls’ Grants Allocation Committee Awards $193,000 to Local Non-Profit Agencies

The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls (CCFWG)’ Grants Allocation Committee (GAC) has awarded $193,000 in grants to 20 non-profit agencies serving the needs of women […]