FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Annual BCWAC Strategy Meeting
Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 9:30 – noon
Location: Pennswood Village, Newtown; Game Room
The Coalition’s Annual Strategy Meeting will be held on September 22nd from 9:30-12:00 at Pennswood Village Game Room, Newtown. Get involved in planning our advocacy agenda for the next 16 months. This meeting is for all individual and organization Partners and their guests.
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3
The Economics of Caregiving: Paid Family Leave Insurance
Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m. (lite supper provided)
Location: Delaware Valley University
700 E. Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA 18901 – Life Sciences Building
This two-hour event is an important implementation step from our Caregivers Symposium. Please attend, bring staff, bring your Board members and bring a concerned friend. A lite supper will be provided at 5:00. Program begins at 5:30. A presentation by Carey Cummings, Esq., State Campaign Director, Women and Girl’s Foundation, will be followed by the Zero Weeks film preview and recording of personal stories.
Come kick off this new statewide campaign and get educated about what a paid family leave insurance fund is, how a bill can be written, how you can lobby for the bill, how you can help us collect stories, and how we can celebrate together months from now when it’s law!
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17
You Be The Judge event
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Beth Sholom Congregation (the landmark synagogue on Route 611, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright)
8231 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027 – Fischman Auditorium
Click here for more information as well as the link to register for this intriguing event hosted by our Organization Partner – The National Council of Jewish Women Greater Philadelphia Section and co-sponsored by BCWAC along with 11 other organizations.
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29
Bucks County Rally For Universal Background Checks
Date: Sunday, October 29
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: United Christian Church
8525 New Falls Road, Levittown, PA 19054
Pass H.B. 1400 and S.B. 209! Join PA United for Background Checks, Bucks Safe, BuxMont Coalition for Peace Action, Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition, The Peace Center, Ceasefire PA, Moms Demand Action, Delco United and others to rally our Bucks Legislators. RSVP to email@example.com if you plan to attend. Click here for flyer.
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1
A Community Conversation: Barriers to Women’s Health and Well-being
Date: Wednesday, November 1
Time: Evening TBA
This event will be one of several community conversations across PA that are part of a broader effort by the PA Campaign for Women’s Health Coalition, lead by the Women’s Law Project, with the aim of hearing directly from women most affected by barriers to good health care and well-being. Outcomes will be collated into a report of policy recommendations.
BCWAC is one of the many organizations that has been part of this statewide Coalition since they began. http://pa4womenshealth.org
There have been three community conversations in PA so far. We welcome Bucks County residents to please join us in November to make this fourth a rich and impactful discussion.