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MIDLANDS GIVES!

by WREN Staff on Mar 30, 2023

Midlands Gives Day is so important for our community, and we can’t wait to be a part of the celebration!   Because of friends like you, WREN raised over $45,000 during last year’s #MidlandsGives. Please help us reach $55,000 this year!   You don’t have wait until May 2 to start giving. Early giving begins now! Donations are

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WREN Testimony to the House General Government Legislative Subcommittee in Support of Paid Leave for Educators H.3908 

by WREN Staff on Mar 28, 2023

Thank you for the opportunity to provide testimony. WREN is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with a mission to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of South Carolina’s women, girls, gender expansive people and their families. We have more than 40,000 people in our statewide network, and we work with elected

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WREN joins our partners in celebrating Trans Day of Visibility in South Carolina

by WREN Staff on Mar 23, 2023

WREN believes in a world where all people, no matter their race, financial status, or gender identity, are safe and thriving. We advocate and fight for freedom.   This year, WREN joins our partners in celebrating Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) in South Carolina. Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV), is an international day designated to lifting

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Testimony on H. 3728 from Ann Warner, Chief Executive Officer

by WREN STAFF on Mar 15, 2023

Thank you for the opportunity to submit written testimony to this Committee. The Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with a mission to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of South Carolina’s women, girls, gender expansive people, and their families. We have more than 40,000

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We all DESERVE equal wages!

by WREN Staff on Mar 14, 2023

WREN is committed to closing gender and race-based pay gaps and advancing economic security for women, girls, and gender-expansive people! This #EqualPayDay, we acknowledge there is still a lot of work to be done to create a South Carolina where everyone is safe and thriving. What is Equal Pay Day? Equal Pay Day is the

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Statehouse Recap | Feb. 7 to 9

by WREN STAFF on Feb 14, 2023

Last week at the South Carolina Statehouse, our anti-freedom legislatives were able to pass bills that threaten our bodily autonomy and censor how students learn about race and gender. While these harmful attacks on our bodies and our students were happening, we were also able to advocate for Paid Leave for Teachers. A lot happened

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WREN welcomes three member to the team!

by WREN on Feb 8, 2023

WREN is always excited to have new voices and perspectives join the team. Since 2016, WREN has worked with our partners to create an inclusive movement that amplifies voices and advances justice for all. We are delighted to welcome two new members to our staff and one new board member. Meet our new team members Lindsey

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STATEMENT FROM ANN WARNER, CEO OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS & EMPOWERMENT NETWORK ON THE HOUSE JUDICIAL COMMITTEE ADVANCING H. 3774 

by WREN on Feb 8, 2023

February 7, 2023 (PRESS STATEMENT) Columbia, SC – The South Carolina House Judicial Committee voted today 16-7 to advance H. 3774, a near-total abortion ban. In response to today’s committee vote, WREN has released the following statement:     Ann Warner, CEO of Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN)  Today’s vote of the South Carolina House

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STATEMENT FROM ANN WARNER, CEO OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS EMPOWERMENT NETWORK ON JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING FOR H. 3774

by Ann Warner on Jan 25, 2023

STATEMENT FROM ANN WARNER, CEO OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS EMPOWERMENT NETWORK ON JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING FOR H. 3774  January 25, 2023 (PRESS STATEMENT) Columbia, SC – Ahead of tomorrow’s House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee hearing on H. 3774, WREN has released the following statement.   Ann Warner, CEO of Women’s Rights Empowerment Network (WREN)  Tomorrow, a Judiciary Subcommittee

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Three WAYS you can support bodily autonomy NOW

by WREN STAFF on Jan 18, 2023

Three WAYS you can support bodily autonomy NOW Each year, the Women’s Right and Empowerment Network (WREN) works in community with others to advocate for the freedom to make decisions for ourselves and our bodies. WREN believes EVERYONE should have the right to decide what they want for themselves and their bodies.  This freedom is