News Archive 2017
Holiday Party and Awards Ceremony
Climate Change Requires Study, Preparation and Planning
Texas Legislators Assess Session
Cool Jazz and Reception at Summer Social
Mayor Betsy Price Outlines Priorities for Fort Worth
Arts Community Contributes to Economic and Cultural Health
Citizens are in Control of the News They Consume
Catholic Charities Explains State of Refugee Resettlement
Women’s Policy Forum Celebrates 30th Anniversary in 80's Style
On March 2, Women’s Policy Forum members, guests, founders and families gathered at the Fort Worth Central Library to recognize three decades of achievement by women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive change for Tarrant County women and our community. See program here, here and here.
WPF’s event was the first scheduled during Women’s History Month at the Central branch. More than 75 people attended. WPF showcased its artifacts stored in the library archives, shared photos, a video and listened to speakers describe the history of the organization.
Congratulations to the planning committee led by Tracy Marshall and a special thank you to Linda Barrett, Fort Worth Public Library, and her team for their help establishing the archives and hosting the event.
Voting Methods and Their Paradoxes
Texas Civil Rights Project Protects Poor, Disenfranchised
2016 Holiday Party and Awards Ceremony
More than 60 members and guests attended he Women's Policy Forum Holiday Party and Awards ceremony on Dec. 12 at the Ashton Depot in Fort Worth.
Margaret DeMoss, outgoing chair of WPF, presided over the meeting and awarded the annual Outstanding Service Award to the Tarrant County Scholarship in memory of Erma Johnson Hadley. Hadley, a longstanding and active member of WPF, who was chancellor of TCC for five years and a vocal advocate for education. The scholarship, founded in 2011 when Hadley keynoted the Celebrity Breakfast fundraising event sponsored by WPF, awards $500 each semester to a deserving student. Hadley died in 2015.
Sandy Kautz, longtime members and senior adviser, was elected an Honorary Member and received a plaque in her honor. The formal part of the evening was a short business meeting conducted by DeMoss to elect the 2017 board members and officers including incoming chair, Pat Cheong.