Keep Engaged October 17, 2022
Next ProWo Meeting, Tuesday, November 11, 10am via zoom. Join us in the park on Monday, October 24, see below.
Voting Updates Voting absentee? You can now request your absentee ballot through a brand new online portal! Click here. Want to see what your ballot looks like? Click here. This will also show you where the Early Voting question is placed on your town's ballots.
During the final weeks before the midterms, lots of exciting events are happening!
Reproductive Justice: Confronting the past, Imagining the future
Wednesday, October 19, 8pm Join award-winning author (and ProWo member and SDP volunteer) Lucy Ferriss and renowned author/historian of reproductive rights Rickie Solinger for a fascinating conversation -- AND, get a a FREE SIGNED COPY of Lucy's prescient novel, The Misconceiver, to boot. All proceeds to benefit our PA House candidates! Sign Up.
Rally organized by R.O.A.R. Final Saturdays! Saturday, October 22, October 29, and November 5, 10am.
Let's get loud at the corner of North Main and Farmington from 10AM until noon!
Elizabeth Park Walk
Monday, October 24, 9am We'll take a short walk together in beautiful Elizabeth Park. If you are new to the group, come meet us in person! We'll meet in front of the Pond House.
Updates on our Campaign Work
Pen Power Project letters are due to be mailed in just over two weeks, So if you have letters to complete, stuff, address, and stamp, please finish up on time so the PPP can meet its goals. If you haven’t already, please let Jonathan Perloe know where you are in the process: email@example.com
Sister District MA-RI : phonebank for Pennsylvania candidates to turn PA Blue! Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays (6:30-8pm). Click here to sign up. Jahana Hayes: Contact Shannon Knell, firstname.lastname@example.org Kate Farrar: Contact Natalie De LaCruz, email@example.com
More Letters to Write
Urge women voters in Pennsylvania to vote for candidates who strongly support women's reproductive rights. These are Democratic and Unaffiliated women with an average span between votes of six years or more who live in counties where the 2020 presidential election was close. All you have to do is write a sentence or two about why these rights are particularly important to you, address the envelope and put a stamp on it. They will go in the mail Oct. 30 to arrive close to the election Nov. 8. https://pctvct.org/letters
Shout our to Debbie who wrote to the Hartford Courant in support of Stephanie Thomas for Secretary of State. Read it here. And to Elly who wrote to We-Ha.com in support of early voting. Read it here.
Canvass in Pennsylvania…
Saturday, October 29 & Sunday, October. 30 Canvass for our Sister District candidtates PA, here we come! Lucy Ferriss will lead a canvassing trip for our PA House candidates! Official invitation coming soon.
…And for Kate
October 22, at Noon in Newington October 29,10am in West Hartford GOTV weekend November 5, November 6. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org!
…And Jahana Hayes
Canvasses are held every Saturday from 10am -1 pm. Turfs are available in Farmington and Canton. Contact Shannon: email@example.com Or donate: She could use your support.
Support Cheryl Beasley in North Carolina
Cheri Beasley, the very qualified Democratic candidate, needs donations to continue reaching as many voters as possible down to the wire. The polls are tied for North Carolina! If she wins, Cheryl will be the first Black woman and a former State Supreme Court Justice to represent NC in the Senate. Please consider supporting her. She could use your support: https://cheribeasley.com/
Featured Motivating Article Republicans Gain Edge as Voters Worry About Economy, Times/Siena Poll Finds New York Times, October 17, 2022 Let's keep working!
Insider information: Our group is working with Lucy Ferris and CT NOW to raise funds for a “safe harbor” project, including lodging and travel expenses for women traveling to CT for an abortion.Tentative dates for the event are either Thursday, November 17 or Monday, November 14, 7:30pm at TheaterWorks in Hartford. This event is in its planning stages. More info soon. In the meantime, anyone know of a caterer who might be interested in providing food gratis?
Progressive Women of Greater Hartford West Hartford, CT
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