August 2018 Newsletter

Friday, August 10th, 2018

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August 2018 Newsletter

In this Issue:
Commit to NFWLComplete Your Willingness To Serve
Keeping Up with NFWL: Welcome Our New Interns!

REGISTER: NFWL’s 80th Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the NFWL 2018 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. from November 13-17, 2018. We are looking forward to a fun, productive conference in the nation’s capital. And don’t forget, NFWL offers travel scholarships to cover the cost of attendance for elected women.

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LAST CHANCE: Register for the Workforce Development Summit – FEW Spots Remaining

Are you interested in workforce development? NFWL is bringing elected women from across the country to Alexandria, VA for a Workforce Development Summit on August 20-21, 2018. The Summit will feature roundtable discussions, networking opportunities, and much more. Very few spots remain, so register to attend today!

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NOMINATE A Woman Of Excellence

Is there an elected woman who inspires you?

Nominate her to receive NFWL’s Women of Excellence Award. The Elected Women of Excellence Award was created to identify women who have worked tirelessly, often breaking down barriers and overcoming obstacles that once seemed insurmountable, to serve their communities.

Up to two women from each state can be selected as a winner. Each winner will receive a travel scholarship to attend the 2018 Annual Conference in Washington D.C., November 13-17.

Deadline: Friday, September 14


New Report from Shared Hope International

This recently-published report outlines the work being done to help victims of sex trafficking in the United States. 

Passing laws to end the criminalization of child sex trafficking survivors can be difficult, but states are rising to the challenge! Seeking Justice, a new report from Shared Hope International, reveals strategies to provide services for victims of sex trafficking in the United States. So far, 23 states & DC have noncriminalization laws for child sex trafficking survivors. Click the button below to read about the progress that has been made and what action still needs to be taken.

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Commit to NFWL: Complete Your Willingness To Serve

It’s not too late to indicate you are interested in serving in a leadership position with NFWL! Click here to view the leadership roles. If you are interested in serving on the 2018 Board of Directors the deadline to complete the form is September 1, 2018.

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Keeping Up With NFWL

We will welcome our fall semester interns, Ayushi and Diana, in the coming weeks. Ayushi is a recent graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in political science. Diana is earning a master’s degree in public administration from the University at Albany. We are excited to have these two ladies with us for the fall semester!


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