Caucus Events

July Membership Meeting

Join us on July 28th from 7-8 pm for our July meeting. We will be celebrating 50 years of title IX. Sue Shineman of AAUW Missouri will present on the findings of the Missouri Public Policy Committee’s report on sexual assault and harassment on college campuses in Missouri. She will also discuss the AAUW’s legal advocacy fund for those who have faced discrimination in the workplace. Register here:

Note: General membership meetings are typically held on the 4th Thursday of every month.

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Torch Awards Event

The Torch Awards Event will be held on Thursday, September 22nd, from 6:00-8:30 pm at The Nelle. As our biggest annual fundraiser, the proceeds go to support women running for office in 2022. Buy your tickets today!

Torch Award Nominations

Please include your name and contact information as the nominator, the name and contact information of the nominee, and a reason why you are nominating them for this particular award (up to 100 words per nomination).

Torch Award

Awarded to a young woman of promise who has been involved with the Caucus and committed to its mission and plans to continue her career in public service.

The Erika S. Fox Pillar Award

Awarded to a remarkable role model of political accomplishment to the benefit of women and women’s issues. Erika S. Fox joined the GKCWPC in the early 1970s when she became an organizer/lobbyist for the ERA and a volunteer coordinator for the successful Caucus effort to elect the “Three D’s.” Erika also served as Newsletter Editor, Political and Legislative VP, President, and Treasurer of the Caucus PAC that she helped establish; she chaired MO/WPC and was a delegate to NWPC.

Mel Carnahan Good Guy Award

Given to a male community leader who has supported the Caucus’ mission of promoting women and women’s issues.

Chere Chaney Community Service Award

Awarded for outstanding accomplishment and representation of the power of women through community service.

Excellence in Media Award

Awarded to a journalist for outstanding reporting on issues important to women and families. All forms of media reporting may be considered including print, radio, TV, and online.