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North Dakota Womens Network

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Civil Rights, Women, Womens Rights

Mission: As leaders, the North Dakota Women’s Network serves as the catalyst for improving the lives of women through communication, legislation and increased public activism.

Geographic areas served: North Dakota

Programs: The core mission goals of ndwn are accomplished through communication, increased public awareness and organizational capacity. Our efforts to assess the needs of north dakota women were accomplished with the aid of focus group research conducted in 2007 and additional focus groups with middle and high school students. Ndwn sends out quarterly newsletters and email alerts to members and potential members providing updates on legislation, events, latest research and other issues of interest. Ndwn has built a membership of over 200 members. Ndwn has created strong partnerships with women's organizations by assisting in organizing events for women across the state of north dakota.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Board Member

Rating: 4

I love being a part of this organization. It is made up of wonderful women who are willing to join and give their time for the cause of improving the lives of women in the state. It is a big job, but we have started to make a difference by influencing Legislators and organizing events to show that women care about what's going on in the state and in the nation.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

I was so impressed with this group of women and how they work on women's issues in the state that I applied to serve on the board. This group was formed by some women who saw a need in the community to bring women's issues before the public. There is a very strong lobbying effort that goes during the Session and the organization has been out front on all issues affecting women. I'm continually impressed with the hard working board members and E.D. who are responsible for the continuing growth of this organization.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

North Dakota Women's Network has allowed me to network with other women who feel strongly about women's issues. Before this organization came along, I did not know of a way to be actively involved in women's issues in a way that impacted women from all over North Dakota. The organization has promoted women of North Dakota through various methods and is continually working to improve the lives of all women in North Dakota.