What is Redistricting?

What is Redistricting?

Legislative redistricting is underway in S.C. Every ten years, the politicians in power meet behind closed doors to draw district lines based on population data and in some instances, the lines protect or exclude certain voters in order to keep an incumbent or political party in power.
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Finding Common Ground Series

Finding Common Ground Series

In the latest video in the series, S.C. Representative Beth Bernstein (D) and S.C. Representative Mandy Kimmons (R) talk about working together to get the first ever Hate Crimes bill passed in the S.C. House and their advice on how to debate about differences and still get
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Join or Lead a Circle of Women

Join or Lead a Circle of Women

Circles are a place where women help other women in their geographic and professional areas on their leadership journeys through empowerment, networking, mentorship, and sharing collective resources. It’s not always easy for women to find a place like that in the world. We all need a Circle
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Listen Up! NEW WIL Learn podcast episode

Listen Up! NEW WIL Learn podcast episode

Jeni Atchley, President of the S.C. Young Democrats and Sarah Jane Walker, Chairman of the S.C. Young Republicans discuss where we stand on equality for women, how they have civil and productive dialogues across the aisle, and why young women need to step up and take on
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WIL Read

WIL Read

This month, we’re spotlighting fresh new titles on the future of leadership, as well as other recommendations for adults, teens & children about women and girls fighting for their rights, overcoming adversity, and unlocking the wonders of the natural world through science.
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Apply for a city or county board

Apply for a city or county board

Hundreds of seats are open on local boards and commissions. Put your skills and experience to work where it counts the most: in your community. Examples of local boards or commissions include planning and zoning, libraries, health, and compensation.
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Build Racial and Gender Representation from the Ground Up

Lack of diverse representation in leadership limits the ability to harness the insight, knowledge and solution-creation for communities statewide. Persistent underrepresentation of women remains a challenge at all levels of public service, from local to federal service -  and even more so for women of ...
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Increase the Collective Influence of Women in Leadership from the Ground Up

Women get things done. SCWIL intends to increase their influence by strengthening their skills, networks, and alliances. We have different political beliefs and live in an era of unprecedented polarization, yet women have demonstrated the ability to identify common goals, collaborate, and work together on ...
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Meet Our Founders

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Founders Spotlight:  Joanne Turnquist
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