Celebrating 20 Years of Advancing Women and Girls

Celebrating 20 Years of Advancing Women and Girls

A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” Gloria Steinem 

Video directed/produced by Travis Carbonella.

The Community Fund for Women & Girls celebrated its 20th Anniversary on Friday October 30, 2015 with special guests Gloria Steinem and Teresa Younger. 

View photos from the 20th Anniversary event. The Community Fund for Women & Girls awarded its first ever six-figure grant in 2015 thanks to the generosity of donors who support its mission. Read the press release about all 2015 grants from the fund.

Stay informed. Read Investing With A Gender Lens, The Community Foundation's latest issue brief. 

Special thanks to United Illuminating Company and Southern Connecticut Gas, subsidiary companies of UIL Holdings Corporation, for supporting the event at the Presenting Sponsor level and to Fund Advocate Sponsors: USTrust/Bank of America, Wiggin & Dana and Yale New Haven Hospital. 

Read about the event:

New Haven Register (+video): Gloria Steinem tells New Haven Audience fight for women's rights ongoing at state, local level

New Haven Independent: Steinem, We Still Have Far to Go

Watch the Women Making Waves video highlighting the extraordinary pledge of $1 Million by a local woman to the Community Fund for Women & Girls - and her request of you to be bold and audacious in your support of women and girls, too.


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