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  • May 11, 2023

    SSCHRA meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.  Upcoming meeting dates for 2020.

    NOTE: Until further notice, all meetings will be held virtually!

  • March 17, 2022

    Join us on Thursday, March 17th at 9:00 AM for Gender 101: Cinnamon Rolls not Gender Roles.

  • February 17, 2022

    Join Us this Thursday, February  17th from 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM via Zoom.  Our presenter, Attorney Elizabeth Rice, Laner Muchin. 

  • February 17, 2022

    If you haven't received your 2022 SSCHRA gift from SSCHRA, there is still time.  Please email your mailing address to Dee Taylor-Cox, SSCHRA Board of Directors Chapter Treasurer.

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