Careers

Now Hiring: Manager of Organizing

by WREN on Dec 14, 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

Economic Opportunity, Health and Education

Let’s take action against Period Poverty together!

by Demetria Mosley on Oct 12, 2023

Each month, 1.8 billion people around the world menstruate. The menstruation process, which is often referred to as a period or a cycle, causes blood from inside the inner lining of the uterus to flow outside of the vagina. To prepare for their menstruation, a person might spends around $20 per month on products like pads and tampons.

Policy Updates, Uncategorized

Here’s why childcare is in danger in South Carolina 

Sep 18, 2023

A federally funded program that supported stabilizing the childcare industry during the COVID pandemic is coming to an end on September 30. Without this money, South Carolina’s childcare providers may struggle to stay open for business.    The Background   The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provided childcare programs in our state, and across the nation, with funding

Health and Education

What does the abortion ban mean for South Carolina?

by Kelli R. Parker on Sep 1, 2023

It’s been one week since the South Carolina Supreme Court upheld a law that bans abortion after “cardiac activity” can be detected by an ultrasound, with limited exceptions. In some cases, the so-called “heartbeat” can be heard starting at roughly the sixth week of pregnancy, which is why the law has consistently been called a

News

SC Supreme Court Upholds Extreme Abortion Law

Aug 23, 2023

Today, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that the 6-week abortion ban passed by the state’s General Assembly in May does not violate the state’s Constitution, which means that this extreme ban goes into effect immediately.  The Court’s ruling today makes abortion illegal after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, except under very narrow circumstances. Of

Careers

Job Opening: Development Associate

Aug 21, 2023

Development Associate Overview of Position 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,

Careers

Job Opening: Development Officer

Aug 21, 2023

Development Officer Overview of Position 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,

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,