Careers

Job Opening: Policy Associate

Aug 18, 2023

Policy Associate The Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) is a statewide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is building a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, gender-expansive people, and their families in South Carolina. WREN engages and influences diverse audiences – from our 40,000+ member database, hundreds of non-profit partners,

News, Policy Updates

Abortion is still legal up to 22 weeks in South Carolina!

May 31, 2023

BIG NEWS: The 6-week abortion ban that passed the South Carolina General Assembly has been BLOCKED by a judge, and abortion is still legal up to 22 weeks in South Carolina! Last week was a very tough week, but we ended it with a sense of relief, gratitude, and determination for the ongoing fight ahead. 

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WREN testimony on the six week abortion ban

May 23, 2023

WREN condemns the decision by the Senate to pass a dangerous and extreme 6-week abortion ban. Despite the leadership of the 5 women of the Senate and the outcry of thousands and thousands of South Carolinians over the last year, the Senate leadership has chosen to put politics over people – over our lives, our

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WREN Celebrates Passage of Paid Leave for Educators in South Carolina! 

by WREN Staff on May 10, 2023

WREN Celebrates Passage of Paid Leave for Educators in South Carolina!  COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, May 10, 2023 – Today, the Paid Leave for Educators (H 3908) passed the House unanimously. This bill is off to the Governor’s desk for signature. Soon, more than 55,000 educators in South Carolina will be eligible for up to 6

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 WREN Statement in Opposition to S. 474

by Ann Warner on May 9, 2023

  Statement in Opposition to S. 474 House Judiciary Constitutional Laws May 9, 2023   Thank you, Chairman Jordan, and members of the Committee, for the opportunity to testify today. My name is Ann Warner and I am the CEO of the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with a mission

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Because of you, South Carolinians still have access to abortion care

by WREN Staff on Apr 28, 2023

On April 27, South Carolina Senate champions were able to keep the total abortion ban H 3774 from passing. This is a victory that would not have been possible without YOU and your tireless advocacy. Because of you, South Carolinians are still able to access abortion care that they need. We will never stop working

Policy Updates

It’s the Final Countdown!

by WREN Staff on Apr 21, 2023

It’s the final countdown to the end of the first year of South Carolina’s two-year legislative session. We have been working incredibly hard all session long, and need your help to finish this year strong! With 9 legislative days left, here’s what’s left on our list: 3 bad bills to defeat 2 great bills to

News

Now Hiring: Communications Director

by WREN Staff on Apr 19, 2023

The Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) is a statewide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is building a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, gender expansive people, and their families in South Carolina. WREN engages and influences diverse audiences – from our 40,000+ member database, hundreds of non-profit partners, elected

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You’re invited to help make an impact during Midlands Gives

by WREN Staff on Apr 7, 2023

  Please spread the word! Tell your friends and loved ones to donate to WREN during Midlands Gives! The big day is on May 2, but early giving is taking place now! And remember, your gifts will be matched. You can also create your own personal fundraising page and help raise money for WREN. Visit