40 & Fabulous: The Caucus has a BIG Birthday!
The Caucus celebrated 40 years of electing women to office in Washington state in October with some wonderful guests, including the Honorable Christine Gregoire, many elected officials, and some of the women who got the whole thing started! Photos of the event are available at our facebook page: www.facebook.com/nwpcwa
Thanks to all who joined us to celebrate our history, and our commitment to the next 40!
NWPC 2013 Endorsements
The Caucus is proud to announce its 2013 endorsements of outstanding women candidates! From school boards to municipal courts, these exceptional women are leading their communities to champion policies and practices that have a critical impact on Washington women. This year’s local races are also an opportunity to reestablish women’s equal representation in Washington public office.
“Washington once led the nation with the num...read more
Honoring the Heroines of the 2013 Campaigns
Sunday December 8th, 3pm-5pm at Gilda's Club in Seattle: Join us for our annual Heroines event to honor the incredible women who managed, powered and championed our endorsed candidates' 2013 campaigns!
Save the Date: 2014 Annual Meeting
Sunday January 12th, 3pm-5pm
Belltown Community Center, Seattle
More info coming soon!
Women Losing Ground in Legislature and statewide office
NWPC Op-Ed Published in The Seattle Times in January, 2013
The 2012 election was a mixed bag of news for women candidates and women voters. While women scored major victories at the national level, we lost ground in Washington state.
This election was poised to be another Year of the Woman. Redistricting opened up several new competitive seats and high voter turnout created a favorable election environment for women to run and wi...read more
Dine Out and Help the Caucus!
Register for free at www.gooddining.com and when you use your credit card to eat out at any of the Gooddining participating restaurants, up to 6% of your bill is donated to the NWPC! Eat well, do good!
Q&A with Sue Rahr: Women in LeadershipSue Rahr served as the first woman King County Sheriff from 2007 through 2012.
Q - Tell us a little about your experience going into the King County Sheriff's department as a woman in the late 1970's.
A - I began my career with the King County Sheriff's Office in the late 70's when there were very, very few women working as regular patrol officers on the street. The policing profession was not quite ready. My first "locker...read more
Monthly Biz Meetings - All Are Welcome!
All are welcome to join the NWPC-WA Board at our monthly business meetings held the first Sunday of the each month from 11am to 12:30pm in Seattle. Come to by to learn more about what the Caucus is doing, to join a committee or get more involved, or just to say hello!
Email Linda@wpcnet.org to RSVP and for location information.
Our November meeting on November 3rd will be our 2014 Planning Meeting from 10am to 2pm.