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Shaw to lead series on women’s issues, struggles

Dr. Darla Shaw

Dr. Darla Shaw

Dr. Darla Shaw of Ridgefield, a professor at  Western Connecticut State University, will lead a 10-session series discussing women’s issues and how they have evolved.

She will explore the “fore sisters” and the women’s movement.

The group will meet on the fourth Monday evening September through June from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Women’s Center’s second floor Community Room at 8 West Street in Danbury. The first meeting on Sept. 23 will feature Abigail Adams and the early frontier women.

Although the workshop is free and open to the public, registration is required. Please call our Volunteer Coordinator at 203 731-5200, ext. 202, for details and to sign up for one or all 10 sessions.

The Women’s Center provides free and confidential services to prevent or lessen the trauma associated with domestic violence, sexual assault and other major life transitions to thousands of women, children and men annually.

The programs of the Women’s Center are supported by state and local government, area United Way agencies and the people and businesses in the communities we serve including Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Kent, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Sherman, Warren and Washington.

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