KCDW Hosts Forum Immigration 101

KCDW Hosts Immigration 101: A Path Forward in Illinois and Why it Matters

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Carolyn Bird Salazar, Chair, kcdw@kcdwomen.comKane County Democratic Women “Women & Power Speakers Series” Hosts A Panel Discussion Entitled “Immigration 101: A Path Forward in Illinois and Why It Matters”  ST. CHARLES, June 28, 2024 – The Kane County Democratic Women (KCDW) will host a forum entitled “Immigration 101: A Path … Read more

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Judge Sandra Parga – Kane County’s First Latina Judge


(Linda Willet and Sylvia Marshall, interviewers)Judge Sandra Parga is a member of KCDW who is currently running for circuit judge in the 4th Judicial Subcircuit. Currently, she is an associate judge assigned to Juvenile Court. We asked about the differences between associate and circuit court judges. Associate judges apply for the position and are appointed … Read more

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KCDW Hosts: Justice Partners Forum

On April 20th KCDW held a forum entitled “Justice Partners: The Impact of Women in the Justice System” and featured three women who work in the Kane County justice system. The three women were introduced by Judge Julio Valdez who began by saying that Kane County residents are fortunate to have this talented and dedicated … Read more

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