Every Vote Counts

Press Release: Every Vote Counts!

ST. CHARLES, October 15, 2021– The Kane County Democratic Women (KCDW) will host a forum on “Voting and Integrity” on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the Gail Borden Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL What does integrity mean in relation to voting? Webster defines integrity as “firm adherence … Read more

Aurora Women's March

Defending Reproductive Health Care

Those who threaten to deny or constrict the reproductive rights of women should take heed. On Saturday hundreds marched in cities across the country to let the world know – women will not be silenced, nor will they go back to the days of coat hangers and backrooms. Locally, Aurora held a march gathering at … Read more

Texas Abortion Law – A Struggle for Reproductive Rights

Many families are concerned about the impact of the recent Texas Abortion Law known as SB8, and the future of reproductive rights across the country. Plan to attend to hear from two authority figures on this subject. This webinar will be simulcast on the KCDW Facebook page for public viewing on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at … Read more

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Legislators Speak – Running for Political Office

At KCDW our mission is to empower women. But today our message focuses on inspiring a few to run for elected office. We’ll hear from three elected leaders, their path to victory and how each is changing their world, and in the process making our communities better. Throughout history and across this nation women striving … Read more

On the Road to IDCCA Governors Brunch in Springfield, IL

On August 17, several members of Kane County Democratic Women traveled to Springfield to attend the Illinois Dem County Chairs’ Annual Brunch. (You didn’t have to be a county chair to attend.)  Activities began the evening of the 17th when we went to several restaurants/bars in downtown Springfield that were hosting a “meet the candidates” … Read more

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Around the County – August 2021

State Rep. Anna Moeller’s End of Session Newsletter includes info about events in Kane county and information about what is happening in our state legislature. Anna serves the 43rd district of IL. Below is a summary of the newsletter and a link for more information. Health news: The Pfizer vaccine is approved for children who … Read more

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Bringing Home $10.5 Million to IL 14th District Just Inched a Little Closer

Last night the U.S. Senate voted on a $1 trillion dollar infrastructure plan. In a statement President Biden said, “ This deal signals to the world that our democracy can function, deliver, and do big things.” If enacted the bipartisan bill would secure funding locally for community projects across Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s 14th District, bringing … Read more

Kane County Democratic Women Member in the News

Colette Ainsley-Treonis featured in a recent Kane County Connects article, talks about the importance of COVID vaccinations for special needs people. Seen here with her 39 year old son, Josh, read more about what she has to say by clicking on the link: https://kanecountyconnects.com/2021/07/

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In the Company of Women

On display last weekend were signs of life-affirming pleasures in the company of women who haven’t spent much time together due to the pandemic. We gathered at the home of one of our members, celebrating her recent victory to the North Aurora Trustee Board. A few hours over food and wine confirmed how much I … Read more