September 2020 Newsletter

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020



In this issue:
Digital Community: Register for our Pew Webinar
Wind Down with NFWL: Join us on Thursdays
Last Chance: Nominate Women of Excellence
Monthly Member Spotlight:
DE Rep. Stephanie Bolden

We Need Your Opinion: Complete our Policy Survey

Digital Community: Register Now!

We have partnered with the Pew Charitable Trusts to bring our members a webinar on economic development and minimum wage issues. We are proud to continue our work with Pew as they are an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public policy by conducting rigorous analysis and providing useful data that illuminate the issues and trends shaping our world.

Date: October 6th at 4:00pm ET

Register for Webinar


More updates from Pew! Check out the newly
revamped Grab ‘n Go!

In an era of heightened economic uncertainty, state policymakers must also confront the impact of COVID-19, facing unprecedented levels of uncertainty about the resources they have—and will need—to protect residents, maintain critical services, and limit the economic damage. How policymakers choose to confront these challenges will affect states and the nation for years to come. NFWL is excited to announce a NEW Grab ‘n Go update to Pew’s Evidence Based Policy resources. Through both research and advocacy, The Pew Charitable Trusts provides data, analysis, and guidance to help states navigate these fiscal challenges and identify potential policy approaches. Access the updated Grab ‘n Go for a list of

View Grab n’ Go

Thursday Chats: Wind Down with NFWL


Connection is even more important during these times and engaging in meaningful conversation with other elected women can help you lead your state with greatness. This is your chance to connect with elected women from all across the country in an informal way and share policy projects and legislation you may be working on. Bring a friend, your thoughts, kids, a drink, your pets… just bring yourself! 

Join us on Thursdays for a wind down zoom session.

Send me a Calendar Invite

Last Chance! Nominate Woman of Excellence

The Elected Women of Excellence Award was created to identify and honor women who have worked tirelessly, often breaking down barriers and overcoming obstacles that once seemed insurmountable, to serve their communities. This year we have seen the amazing work our elected women have led during these difficult times.

Please take a moment to nominate any elected woman currently serving on the county, city, or state level.Each winner will receive formal recognition and an award and the ability to invite friends, family, and colleagues to join the zoom session on November 12, 2020 at 6pm ET. 

Nominate an Elected Official

Member Spotlight: Delaware Representative Stephanie T. Bolden


The Honorable Stephanie T. Bolden, member of the Delaware House of Representatives, founder of Burton-Phelan Memorial Scholarship Program, and senior citizen and foster care activist has been selected  for induction into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame for 2020 and 2021. The Hall of Fame of Delaware Women was established in 1981 and is the oldest annual celebration of its kind commemorating Delaware women.

Congratulations Representative Bolden on a well-deserved honor!

Policy Survey

We want to know what you are up to during COVID-19 and how we can better help you. Would you Join us for a lunch zoom? What topics would you like to hear? Fill out the survey and let us provide you with resources you may need. 


Be sure to use our platform to connect with elected women across the country. Tag us on your Facebook and Twitter posts using @electedwomen and we will continue to share. Make sure you are following us @electedwomen on Twitter and Facebook so you can spread the word on what is important to you!




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