Category: Leadership and Civic Engagement

Freedom from Violence, Leadership and Civic Engagement

We demand more from our representatives.

by Ann Warner on Jun 20, 2018

Recently  it was revealed that Rep. Jerry Govan (D-Orangeburg) was quietly cleared of a harassment allegation after a staffer complained of unwanted physical contact.  Govan was one of three state House members accused of sexual misconduct in the past five years. In the midst of the #MeToo movement, new data from Stop Street Harassment shows

Advocate Stories, Leadership and Civic Engagement

Men for WREN

by Ashley Lidow on Jun 15, 2018

Recently a local politician was doing an interview about South Carolina candidates and made the comment that a man was “abandoning” his newborn son by running for Congress. Cue the: SAY WHAT?! Many folks were dismayed by the allegation and some even went so far to say that this was a “new low” of an

Leadership and Civic Engagement

It’s Your Chance to Lead.

by Sarah Nichols on May 1, 2018

Briliant young minds of Columbia: it is your chance to lead. The Obama Foundation just announced their new Community Leadership Corps, a 6 month program designed to train and empower young community leaders to address and change issues within their communities. Columbia is one of the three cities chosen for the program! In order to

Leadership and Civic Engagement, Special Events

Where do the candidates stand?

by Ann Warner on Mar 2, 2018

Women are 51% of South Carolina’s population and 55% of registered voters.  Given this, shouldn’t we know where South Carolina’s gubernatorial candidates stand on women’s economic and health issues? Join us on the Equal Pay Day, April 10, 2018, and find out. WREN is pleased to welcome Phil Noble, James Smith, Catherine Templeton, and Marguerite Willis as

Leadership and Civic Engagement

Now Hiring: Upstate Liaison Position

by WREN Staff on Jan 1, 2018

Job Title Upstate Liaison Supervisor Director of  Communications and Learning Overview of Position The Upstate Liaison is an exciting new position with the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is building a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, and their families in South Carolina. WREN’s Upstate

Economic Opportunity, Freedom from Violence, Health and Education, Leadership and Civic Engagement

Tremendous Impact: A Look at Wren’s First Year

by Eme Crawford on Nov 20, 2017

You and 27,000 WREN members are building a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of South Carolina’s women and girls. You donated. You volunteered your time. You made calls and sent emails to your elected officials. You enabled WREN to: Mobilize Citizens & Organizations to Take Action 1,900 people participated in advocacy