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Commission for Women to Host Free Salary Negotiation Workshops to Help Close Gender Pay Gap in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to closing the gender pay gap, the Pennsylvania Commission for Women today announced it will be hosting a series of salary negotiation workshops for women across the commonwealth. The initiative is made possible through a partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and…

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First Lady Frances Wolf Convenes College Hunger Roundtable, Engages with Students and Leaders on Resources and Potential Solutions

Harrisburg, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf today hosted a roundtable discussion with Education Secretary Pedro Rivera, Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, higher education professionals, students, and anti-hunger advocates to discuss ways to address hunger and food insecurity on college campuses. “Pursuing higher education should not be a privilege reserved for individuals with disposable incomes,…

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First Lady Frances Wolf and Governor’s Food Security Partnership Highlight Importance of Charitable Food Organizations

Harrisburg, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf and top officials from each of the six state agencies from the Governor’s Food Security Partnership today joined Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food bank to highlight the importance of charitable food organizations and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the nation’s most important anti-hunger program, during…

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First Lady Frances Wolf, Secretary Teresa Miller Join Local Food Service Providers to Unveil New Report on Hunger in York County

York, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf and Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today joined the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale to highlight the food bank’s new report on hunger in York County, the importance of charitable food organizations, and the effects of food insecurity on health. “It…

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First Lady Frances Wolf Kicks Off Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Harrisburg, PA – In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, First Lady Frances Wolf is encouraging women in Pennsylvania to wear white on Monday, June 24 to honor the suffragettes who did the same to support the “Votes for Women” movement. Supporters can…

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