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Non-profit Group Aims to Empower OC Democratic Women

DPOC Central Committee Members take Oath of Office for 2013-14 term. (Photo: Lou Delgado)

Santa Ana – The non-profit political organization WELead OC kicks-off its 2016 Women’s Political Training Program this Saturday, March 12th at the Orange County Employees Association headquarters at 830 N. Ross Street. “WELead OC is constructing a pipeline of progressive, Democratic women to run for elected office,” says founder and Executive Director Karen Hinks. “WELead…

Sanchez introduces legislation to allow women to serve in combat

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

“I am proud to introduce the Women’s Fair and Equal Right to Military Service Act, which would allow female service members to fight in combat,” said Sanchez. “In actuality, this bill would officially recognize what is already happening on the battlefield – the fact that our military women are fighting in combat every day, all over the world.”

OC Labor Honors the County’s Outstanding Women

Buena Park —Sixty-six women were honored at an award reception featuring the original play Speaking Up! at the UFCW Local 324 auditorium last night. Top awards were given for Political Courage (Denise Penn, the Anti Human Trafficking Task Force), Community Heroines (Rev. Minh Hanh Nguyen, Gloria Alvarado), and Labor Pioneers (Judy Perez, Nancy Aleccia). Each…