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We’re in the process of organizing our 5th Annual CCDWLI Fall Gala with our most incredible speaker yet. It is sure to sell out so stay tuned for more details.

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Eleanor Clift — Spring 2019

In the Spring of 2019 the CCDWLI invited Eleanor Clift and Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan to welcome guests to share how the U.S. Captial has changed over the two years since the Trump administration took office. From the very beginning, protestors filled the streets,...

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Nancy Pelosi – Fall 2018

The Chester County Democratic Women’s Leadership Initiative (CCDWLI) was pleased to welcome House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, to Chester County for their Fall Gala on Friday, October 12, 2018. Michele Vaughn, CCDWLI Chair and Co-Founder, made the following...

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Donna Brazile — Spring 2018

Veteran political strategist Donna Brazile is the former Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the author of the New York Times bestseller Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House. She is also the...

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Dr. Jill Biden — Fall 2017

Excerpt from Article by By Bill Rettew, published in the Daily Local News, 10/16/2017 — MENDENHALL > Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden encouraged women to become more involved in politics during Sunday’s Chester County Democratic Women’s Leadership...

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Row Office Candidate Reception 2017

On September 10th 2017 the Chester County Democratic Women's Leadership Initiative hosted a reception to honor the Chester County Row Office Candidates on the ballot in November. Honorees included Clerk of Courts, Yolanda Van der Krol, Comptroller,...

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The Martha S. Smith Scholarship is awarded annually to a select group of women who demonstrate outstanding leadership, dedication to serving their community, and participation in the Democratic Party. Martha Smith, in addition to being recognized for her...

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Wendy Davis — Spring 2017

This past year as women struggled to see themselves as protagonists in this bleak political landscape, we watched over half a million women around the world march in a peaceful demonstration of their combined strength. It is nearly always in the midst of...

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Judicial Candidates Meet & Greet 2017

The Chester County Democratic Women's Leadership Initiative hosted the PA Statewide Judicial Candidates at Timothy's Restaurant, in Exton on Sunday, March 12th, 2017. The event gave community members an opportunity to meet their judicial candidates before...

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Women’s March in D.C. Winter 2017

On January 21, 2017, we joined over 400,000 people in the Women's March on Washington. The march in Washington just one of 673 marches that took place worldwide to protest against the hateful and misogynistic rhetoric of the Trump administration. Board...

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Lilly Ledbetter — Fall 2016

On Sunday, September 11th, 2016 The Chester County Democratic Women’s Leadership Initiative (CCDWLI) welcomed civil rights and labor leader Lilly Ledbetter to Chester County for their first annual Fall Gala. For 10 years, Lilly Ledbetter fought to close...

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