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Working Together – Let Our Votes Count

Democrats throughout the U.S. know how important the upcoming 2022 primary and November election are to the continuation of democracy in the U.S. Keeping democrats in the state legislatures, the U.S. House of Representatives, and Senate is the primary objective of democrats throughout our nation, and we are willing to put forth our best efforts … Read more

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Confirmation Blessings On Easter Sunday

During the brutal U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Ketanji Brown Jackson displayed flawless poise, indomitable strength, and grit. She taught the masterclass, standing on the shoulders of her ancestors. She represented every little girl, every minority, and every woman who like Shirley Chisholm once said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table…bring your … Read more

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Women are treading water in the return to employment. Clearly, women are on the frontlines in terms of contributions made to a greater society, but attaining political and economic empowerment is still not within their grasp. Women have not returned to pre-pandemic employment like their male counterparts. As AXIOS has reported in the “1 big … Read more

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Celebrating Black History Month: Mamie and Maxine

The Civil Rights Movement brought about heroes who were cast into that position by tragedy, not by choice. Two of those heroes who inspired others and transformed the movement were mothers: Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmett Till, and Maxine McNair, the mother of Denise McNair. As you recall, Emmett was the 14-year-old boy murdered … Read more

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American voices are growing in the nation to what they view is the slow pace of progress since President Biden’s election. Yet, a first year that weathered rolling storms across our nation saw a newly elected president piloting in strong, steady, and stable leadership. The president and his administration presided over the highest distribution of … Read more

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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

As we draw down to the last days of 2021, KCDW looks forward to our 5th Annual Meeting and Election of Officers, taking place on January 22, 2022. Members will gather at the Hickory Knolls Nature Center in St. Charles from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (For information on the event Click Here.) Guest speakers include … Read more

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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


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