News and Press
Palm Endorsed by Gun Safety Groups
Kavanaugh Hot Topic in CT Gov Race
by CONOR JOHNSON Yale Daily New |OCT 04, 2018
Sexual harassment survey points to state lawmakers
By Emilie Munson | Middletown Press
September 21, 2018
For office-holders, more attention paid to scheduling and the timing of meetings would be helpful for candidates—particularly women—who are responsible for child care. Christine Palm, former spokeswoman for the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, and the Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors, is running on the Democratic ticket for the 36th House District.
“At the state level, there needs to be some regulation of hours during session or a daycare/sleepover capacity for kids,” Palm said. “There’s a reason a lot of women our age enter politics when we do; no one at home who needs me.”
Surge Of Women Candidates Challenges Politics As Usual
by Susan Campbell
August 21, 2018
The former spokeswoman for the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women is seeking a seat in the legislature.
Christine Palm, a Democrat from Chester, is running for the 36th assembly district, which also includes the towns of Deep River, Essex and Haddam. The seat is currently held by Republican freshman Robert Siegris.
Christine Palm to Seek State House Seat
by Daniela Altimari
February 13, 2018
On January 20, hundreds of people gathered at Two Wrasslin’ Cats as part of the Women’s March movement that drew more than a million people throughout the country. This sister event, organized by the East Haddam group Together We Rise CT, brought together people from across the lower Connecticut River valley to reflect on the organizing and accomplishments of the past year and to inspire people to “vote their values” and bring their “power to the polls” in 2018.
A Rally to Remember — Women (Mostly) Gather to Call Attention to Power of Peaceful Protest
by Olwen Logan
January 22, 2018
More than 400 warmly dressed people gathered Saturday morning under clear skies on the forecourt of the Two Wrasslin’ Cats cafe in East Haddam to stand in solidarity with all the other Sister Marches taking place all over the country … and beyond. The event was organized by Together We Rise CT(TWRCT) and facilitated by Theresa Govert, founder and chair of TWRCT.
Hundreds gather to reflect, inspire at Women’s March sister event
East Haddam News
February 1, 2018
Report finds sexual abuse is widespread, especially for women
By Kaitlyn Naples and Samaia Hernandez | Eyewitness News
Feb 21, 2018
Connecticut advocates seek better awareness of Safe Haven baby laws
By Susan Haigh |The Associated Press
March 24, 2017