How Are The Women
and Girls of Sacramento County?
We’d like to hear from you.
Missed our report? Check out The Blue Ribbon Commission on the Establishment of a Sacramento County Women’s Commission report to the County Board of Supervisors. The Blue Ribbon Commission report, presented in December 2020, was so well received that the Board voted unanimously to establish this new commission! The Commission will be up and running in July, 2021.
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The Commission met between December 2019 and November 2020 to fulfill its mandate to “advise the Board of Supervisors and public about the structure, role, value and responsibilities” of a Sacramento County Women’s Commission. Five ad hoc advisory committees were formed to carry out this work, which culminated in a report to the Board of Supervisors on December 15, 2020.
The Commission’s report was well received and resulted in a unanimous vote by the Board of Supervisors to establish a Sacramento County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
The Blue Ribbon Commission will continue meeting through July 2021 to support formalizing the new Commission and a nonprofit “Friends of the Commission.”
Women’s commissions exist to promote equality and economic and social well being for women and girls. The vision of women’s commissions internationally, nationally and across California is that all women and girls will experience fairness and equity in health care, housing, safety, high-quality education, wages and employment. Learn More.
Through listening circles, events, outreach, surveys, and art projects, we are connecting with women and girls across Sacramento County. Join us today as we work to uplift the voices and experiences of women and girls in Sacramento County.