Category Archives: Women’s Policy Summit

Register for the 2016 Women’s Policy Summit

Registration for the 2016 Women’s Policy Summit is now closed. ——————————— For 2016, we are launching a new format for Summits held the second year of the two-year legislative session! Join us for the Women’s Policy Fair & Leadership Reception … Continue reading

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Major Momentum in Legislature to Reduce Backlog of Untested Rape Kits

Before the close of the legislative session on August 31, the fate of many bills will be decided, including several high-profile bills showcased at the 2014 Women’s Policy Summit. Here is the first of several Summit updates. AB 1517 Would … Continue reading

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CCRWF Partners to Move Women’s Health Agendas Forward

For the past two years, primarily due to support from The California Wellness Foundation, we’ve had the opportunity to work with an amazing group of women — our Women’s Health Advisory Committee.  Our major initiatives have focused on developing recommendations … Continue reading

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Women in Government: Demanding our Rightful Place

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia contributed the following column to our Women’s Policy Summit Web Forum – summarizing and extending her comments from the 2014 Women’s Policy Summit, which was held on January 16. Women are half of the population, and more … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Elect More Women

Kimberly Ellis is the Executive Director of Emerge California, and spoke at the 2014 Women’s Policy Summit for the “Building Political Power” closing session. Her column below summarizes her remarks. I believe that every aspect of life is political. At … Continue reading

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Affirmative Steps to Stop the Slide

Betsy Cotton is Director of close the gap CA. Ms. Cotton spoke on “Building Political Power” at the closing session of the 2014 Women’s Policy Summit. She has contributed the following column which summarizes her Summit presentation. When it comes … Continue reading

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