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Retired Professor To Lead Women's Issues Discussions In Danbury

Retired West Conn professor Darla Shaw will hold a 10-session series at the Danbury Women's Center.
Retired West Conn professor Darla Shaw will hold a 10-session series at the Danbury Women's Center. Photo Credit: Western Connecticut State University

DANBURY, Conn. -- Darla Shaw, a Ridgefield resident and retired West Conn professor, will lead a 10-session series discussing women’s issues and how they have evolved at the Women's Center in Danbury starting Sept. 23.

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 St. in Danbury. The first meeting 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 the 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.

For more information on the Women's Center, click here .

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