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May 2018, Edition 16 
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Letter From The Chairs

The Women’s Caucus is three things.  
First, we are students of politics, every month our themes drive us to educate ourselves more about the world around us. Second, we are action-focused and action-driven; we take what we have learned to create concrete steps to affect change in U.S. politics. And finally, we are a community for American women living abroad.

Our April meeting was a powerhouse cocktail of all of the above.
Read the full letter here

Must Reads

Is 'Green' the Whitest Color?

Search Google Images for ‘environment’. Green forests, blue skies and clear streams. But there’s something wrong with this picture: this looks nothing like the environment in most communities of color.
Read more

Women in the Democratic Wave: Jane Raybould, US Senate, Nebraska


In one of America’s reddest states, can this proud, Nebraskan businesswoman unseat her GOP opponent? Chuck Schumer seems to think so. So do we.
Poll: Your name on the Ballot
For which office would YOU run?
 
Must See
Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS: Women Who Make America

An insightful documentary about trail-blazing politicians. Reflect on the fight for female political representation from the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to the first Latina on Detroit City Council in 2013. MAKERS is a storytelling platform that aims to be the largest and most dynamic collection of women's stories ever assembled. We dare you to be inspired.
Watch this

She Should Run: You Could Win!

We'd like to hear from you! Is there a Democratic woman for whom you are voting, or do you know an amazing woman you wish would run for office? 

Let us know to be entered in our contest! The best submission wins a fantastic prize

Find out more

In Case You Missed It
WC Postcard Social

Postcard Social

They wrote, they spoke, they ate pasta. Women’s Caucus members gathered at WC Member Laura’s flat and wrote postcards to their representatives. Activism is easier together, so why not come to the next one?
Read more and join the fun

Up For A Challenge?

Have 5 minutes to spare for the #tinyactions?  We challenge you to complete April's The Earth and Her Environment Challenge! Every act has an impact, and together, we are powerful. 
There are loads of resources embedded in the challenge. Check them off, and don't forget to share!

May's theme is: Women Who Run. Get it hot off the press at our May meeting.

Committees in Action

4 Things to Know About Women and the Environment

Climate change is one of the biggest issues facing humanity, but women are especially effected. 80% of people displaced by climate change are women. In April, we focused on women and the environment. 
Here are four things we learned

The Big Dig

To celebrate Earth Day, we got our hands dirty! Members and allies of the Women’s Caucus gardened with Capital Growth at Regents Park Allotment Garden. What did they do?
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The Environment, EPA & Trump Administration

The Legislative Committee presented at the April WC meeting on the history of environmental legislation, the EPA and current issues.

With exciting information to share, we are preparing for July's presentation on women’s healthcare. Swipe on April's presentation and help us with the next one!

Read more

 

On The Radar
Join the Fun 
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5/1, 7 PM 
The Dog House
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Events Committee
5/2, 7 PM 

Stockwell
RSVP for address here

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Ed Committee
5/7, 7 PM 

Southbank Centre, 5th Floor
RSVP here

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Media & Comm 
Committee

5/21, 7 PM 

Call in
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DAUK LGBT+ Pride Series
Stay up-to-date with our upcoming events on our Google Calendar! Take it with you on your phone, or add it to your exisiting calendar. It's full of info on our next events, meetings, activism theme, and socials. We can't wait to see you! Each month, we focus our activism on an issue or platform. See the full 2018 DAUK Activism schedule here.
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