The inaugural Women’s Policy Summit: Advancing Women’s Health, Wealth & Power, was held on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the Sacramento Convention Center.
The 2013 Women’s Policy Summit (formerly the Working Families Policy Summit) was a one-stop opportunity to learn what leading advocates identify as top priorities to improve the health and well-being of California’s diverse communities of women and girls.
The purpose of the Summit is not only to educate, but also to release action proposals and policy priorities.
Please go to our Women’s Policy Summit 2013 page to access the 19 policy papers and other materials that were released.
(Note: The complete set of policy papers will be posted by February 1.)
Women and Health Care Reform, Reproductive Rights & Justice, Women and Mental Health, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Gender & Health Disparities, Women and Welfare, Aging, Child Care, Gender-Responsive Asset Building, Paid Sick Days & Paid Family Leave, Lactation Accommodations, Electing More Women to Office, Appointment of Women to Corporate Boards, Mentoring, and more!
Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Honorable Sheila Kuehl
Do Women Still Matter?
Gender and Feminism in Policy and Law
Many thanks to Secretary of State Debra Bowen for her presentation on mentoring. And many thanks to Senator Carol Liu who commissioned the Senate Office of Research to develop a report on Gender-Responsive Asset Building, and moderating the panel on that topic. And we are honored that Assembly Member Holly Mitchell joined us to moderate the panel on Women and Welfare.
The Women’s Policy Summit is co-sponsored by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus and the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
Special thanks to The California Wellness Foundation, The California Endowment, Kaiser Permanente, the federal Office on Women’s Health, and the Sierra Health Foundation for their support of the 2013 Women’s Policy Summit.
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