Category: Special Events

Health and Education, Special Events

The Difference Between “Technically” and “Actually”

by WREN Staff on Aug 15, 2017

Technically, current FDA regulations allow emergency contraception (EC) — birth control that prevents pregnancy after sex — to be sold directly on the shelf to women and men of any age with no restrictions. But actually, reports from around the country indicate that in many places, finding EC over-the-counter is not that simple. Here’s where The American… Read more

Special Events

Columbia End-of-Session Celebration

by WREN Staff on Jun 6, 2017

Throughout this legislative session you’ve given WREN many reasons to celebrate. So naturally, it’s time we celebrate the diverse voices that made our year so successful. Join us on June 15th as we honor the many ways you’ve impacted your community this year.  WREN will be while hosting a townhall style discussion with national, expert advocate… Read more

Special Events

Let’s Hear it for the Moms!

by WREN Staff on Apr 26, 2017

Have you ever stopped to think about all the ways that moms impact our lives and our communities?  Join us this May as we honor and support the moms and mother-figures across our state. Nominate a Mom  This week through May 3rd,  WREN will be searching for the moms that have helped our community take… Read more

Health and Education, Policy Updates, Special Events

WREN: Happy Hour Updates

by WREN Staff on Mar 10, 2017

  On March 9th, WREN partnered up with Auntie Bellum to host a network Happy Hour at The War Mouth.  And in case you couldn’t slip away from your desk to enjoy the afternoon sunshine, here’s what you missed: Our partnership happy hour kicked off with some WREN legislative updates, including new information regarding the progress of H.3809,… Read more

Advocate Stories, Freedom from Violence, Special Events

WREN: #WhyWeWalk

by WREN Staff on Mar 3, 2017

We’ve all heard the phrase “if only you were in my shoes.”  And now, the Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM) is bringing those words to life. The “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” fundraising walk encourages the community to get involved in the fight against sexual violence and raises awareness about the local… Read more

Policy Updates, Special Events

What You Can Do Now!

by Eme Crawford on Dec 7, 2016

In the wake of the 2016 election, WREN has received an outpouring of emails, calls and conversations from women across the state asking what they can do right now to become more involved in speaking up and making a difference for women.  Here are a few upcoming events for those of you ready to make… Read more

Special Events

Giving Thanks

by WREN Staff on Nov 22, 2016

Last Thanksgiving, we thought we had a lot to be thankful for. But somewhere in between the rush of the new year, the cards at Valentine’s Day, and the fireworks on the fourth, we created something bigger than we could have ever imagined. Now alongside this year’s turkey and stuffing, is a nest that reminds… Read more