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Truman Dinner at the Q Center

The annual Truman dinner, which is a fundraising event that brings Democrats across Kane County together each year, was held on February 26 at the Q Center in St. Charles. Both state and national elected representatives were present. The evening began with an introduction by Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias who praised Mark Guethle and … Read more

Raja's Rally - No Cuts


Are cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and education planned by Republicans? Even though Republicans have recently denied those plans because of public outcry, some Republicans are still making those threats and planning to use their power in Congress as a bargaining chip when the debt ceiling vote comes up this summer. On Thursday, February … Read more

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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

This month’s biography features Martin Luther King, Jr., who led the civil rights movement from 1955 until his death in 1968. In spite of his courage and willingness to give everything for the movement, King was a reluctant hero. His true passion was his ministry, and as a young pastor, he was known for his … Read more


KCDW Chair Holiday Message

Dear Members: It has been quite a year! Let’s be proud of what Democrats accomplished. Democracy has held! I want to take a moment to thank all of you for your participation in the Kane County Democratic Women of Illinois. Everyone of you is important to creating our organization. I value all of you. I look forward to seeing … Read more

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Party with KCDW for a Great Night of Fellowship!

Celebrate the holiday season with members of Kane County Democratic Women on Thursday, December 15, 2022. This gala affair is guaranteed to pave the way to a joyful season. Date: December 15, 2022Time: 6:00-10:00pmPlace:Enticing Cuisine1117 N. Washington AveBatavia, ILCosts:$40.00 per person includes delicious small plates of lamb, beef, chicken, and other delicacies. Dessert and beverage. … Read more

Majority Speaker Nancy Pelosi

MADAME SPEAKER – the Strongest and Most Effective Leader in Modern Times

This month’s bio is about a woman with courage and perseverance who helped the country survive the recession that began in 2005 when the financial markets and big business threatened to bring down the U.S. economy. You probably realize that this woman is Nancy Pelosi, Majority Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, who is … Read more

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A Matter of Privacy and the Rule of Law: Impact of Dobbs v Jackson

Last week, KCDW held its first forum since 2019. On Thursday, October 13, we presented “Our Rights Are on the Ballot: Impact of Dobbs v Jackson.” The forum brought together three distinguished panelists and a judicial perspective by Judge Elizabeth Rochford, candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court 2nd District. The subject came about in a … Read more

Our Rights Are on the Ballot!

PRESS RELEASEST. CHARLES, September 22, 2022 – The Kane County Democratic Women (KCDW) will host a forum on “Our Rights Are on the Ballot: The Impact of Dobbs v. Jackson!” on Thursday, October 13, 2022, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Dr., St. Charles, IL. The … Read more

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Women Making A Difference

The first full week in September was series of exciting events for our organization. We are now in full swing coming into the fall season. Our scheduled salute to our candidates postcard writing event on Tuesday, September 6, was well attended (see our attached postcard). Members arrived two hours early to work on the 1,500 … Read more


Pauli Murray – Civil Rights Defender

This month we celebrate Pauli Murray. She is the descendent of a North Carolina slave and a slave owner. Her rich life as a lawyer, teacher, poet, feminist and women’s rights activist is a fitting tribute in celebration of Women’s Equality Day. Pauli Murray was born in Baltimore, Maryland on Nov 20, 1910, the fourth … Read more

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SAVE THE DATES: Meet ‘N Greet the KCDW Candidates!

Meet our KCDW democratic candidates running in the November 8th general election for federal, state and county offices in Kane County. Here’s your opportunity to hear from the candidates about how they will serve you and our county. While you mingle, enjoy a slice of pizza and a soft drink courtesy of the Kane County … Read more