What’s Going on with Title IX? Better or Worse for Women in Education?

by ZontaDoris Title IX of the Education Amendments Act has come up for intense scrutiny this year with the change in presidential administration and appointment of Secretary Betsy DeVos to lead the U.S. Department of Education. DeVos, pictured at right in her official photo, has proceeded quickly to re-craft the policies and protocols for dealing […]

Stopping Child Marriage Around the World Including Florida

by ZontaDoris Sometimes our club focuses so much on local needs of women that we don’t always appreciate that our club is chartered by an international women’s service and advocacy¬† organization. Fortunately, a member suggested that we go to the movies at our November meeting to learn more about Zonta International’s work in developing countries. […]

Paint for Paws raises $3,000 for family pet sheltering at CASA

by ZontaDoris Feedback on our Paint for Paws fundraiser is ALL positive! In case you missed our fabulous fundraiser,our purpose was to help CASA, the domestic violence shelter in St. Petersburg, start its family pet sheltering program onsite to keep loving family members–including canines and felines–FULLY together and safe from abuse. Friday night, two Paint […]