Justice Partners: the impact of women on the justice system

PRESS RELEASE: KCDW Hosts Forum – Justice Partners: The Impact of Women on the Justice System

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Carolyn Bird Salazar, Chair, chair@kcdwomen.comKane County Democratic Women “Women & Power Speakers Series” Hosts A Panel Discussion Entitled “Justice Partners: The Impact of Women on the Justice System.”  ST. CHARLES, March 15, 2024 – The Kane County Democratic Women (KCDW) will host a forum entitled “Justice Partners: The Impact of … Read more

KCDW Election of Officers

KCDW 2024 Election of Officers for Two-Year Term

On January 20. 2024, the Kane County Democratic Women held its annual meeting and installation of officers. Martha Hanna, the Nominating Chair, introduced the officers, who were unanimously elected by the members present. The 2024-2026 officers are Carolyn Bird Salazar, Chair; Cherryl Strathmann, Vice Chair; Lois Swatscheno, Treasurer; and Kim Young, Secretary.  Following the installation, … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: KCDW ELECTS NEW OFFICERS

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Carolyn Bird Salazar, Chair, kcdw@kcdwomen.comKane County Democratic Women: Annual Meeting and Election of Officers ST. CHARLES, Jan. 23, 2024 – On Jan. 20, 2024, the Kane County Democratic Women (KCDW) held its annual meeting and installation of officers. The 2024-2026 officers are Carolyn Bird Salazar, Chair; Cherryl Strathmann, Vice Chair; … Read more

Our Legislative Leaderes

KCDW Recognizes 2023 Legislative Leaders

Barbara Hernandez, State Representative for the 84th DistrictState Representative Barbara Hernandez credits her achievements in 2023 in passing six bills, and seeing them become law. Among these: To find out more about State Rep. Barbara’s accomplishments visit the following social media:Website Facebook Instagram Twitter State Senator Linda Holmes
, District 42“The Drones as First Responders Act … Read more

Meet Theresa Barreiro

Meet Theresa Barreiro

In an election year, KCDW publishes bios of members who are running for local, state and national offices. The KCDW Public Relations/Media Committee (Sylvia and Linda) recently interviewed Theresa Barreiro, Vice Chair of Kane County Democratic Women, to ask some questions about her campaign and how she balances work responsibilities with family responsibilities Presently, Theresa … Read more

KCDW Hosts Holiday Party at Riverside Receptions in Geneva

Thursday, December 7th is Kane County Democratic Women’s last gathering for year 2023, an event you don’t want to miss! So put on your best attire, gather that special someone and plan to joins us. Riverside Receptions35 N River Ln, Geneva 6-7pm Appetizers & Cash Bar Buffet Dinner to follow$60 per personTickets on ActBlue Fun Door Prizes, … Read more

What the Health webgraphic

KCDW Presents Final Forum for 2023

On October 21, 2023, the Kane County Democratic Women presented their final 2023 forum, entitled “What the Health?” at the Batavia Public Library. The forum panelists included Dr. Neil Perlman, MD.; Carrie Jackson, a community organizer and advocate for equity; Edith Olea, a policy manager who works for the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee … Read more

Chief of the Cherokee Nation - Wilma Mankiller

Wilma Mankiller, First Woman Cherokee Nation Chief and Activist

In the 21st century, American Indians have continued to struggle with the “white man” taking their sacred lands, and tribal leaders have come forward to negotiate, protest, and attempt to save the land and water essential to the preservation of American Indian reservations One such leader was Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to be chief … Read more