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Commission on the Status of Women
YOU Have a Voice!
In partnership with you — the women of Sonoma County — we represent your needs, issues, and concerns to our local government officials to ensure that women's issues are in the forefront when considering policy and actions that will affect women on local, state, and national levels.
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The Commission on the Status of Women of Sonoma County recognizes that we are on the ancestral lands of the Pomo, Wappo, and Coast Miwok, who are the original stewards of this land. We further acknowledge that the office of the Commission on the Status of Women resides on Southern Pomo land in Santa Rosa. We respect and honor the past, present, and future generations, and are grateful for the opportunity to give our respect to the first inhabitants.
CSW Presentation to the Board of Supervisors
On March 14, 2023 the Commission on the Status of Women of Sonoma County (CSW) presented their 2020-2023 work plan to the Board of Supervisors. Chair Blalock and Officer at Large Brown provided an overview of their work from fiscal years 2020/21, 2021/22 and current projects for 2022/23. Please click on the report and the PowerPoint for more details on the important work your Commission on the Status of Woman has been doing during this very challenging time.
CSW 2020-2023 Work Plan Report
CSW 2020-2023 Work Plan PowerPoint
2020/2021 Covid 19- Ad Hoc Report on Childcare in Sonoma County
During the Sonoma County wildfires, power shut-offs, more wildfires, and then Covid-19- The entire sector of childcare has been affected. The Covid-19 Ad hoc has researched, analyzed data and reports, interviewed, and hosted a Childcare Radio show with top experts in Childcare. To view the report, please click here.
January 30, 2023
Commission on the Status of Women, Sonoma County Spirit Award
The Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is proud to announce our third annual Sonoma County Spirit Award! We are excited to recognize five outstanding leaders in 2023 and continue to highlight people improving the lives of women and girls for years to come. Winners will be announced and presented at the March 2023 Commission on the Status of Women meeting.
October 7, 2022
League of Women Voters presents: Pros and Cons of State Ballot Propositions
Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women announces two very exciting events during our October 13, 6pm-7:45PM meeting!Join our October Commission meeting at 6pm to find out what we are working on and to hear the announcements of this year's Spirit Award Winners! Stay for the League of Women Voters presentation on Pros & Cons of the upcoming state ballot propositions ,or join us starting at 6:40pm
August 23, 2019
April 6, 2018
September 12, 2017
CSW Hosts Public Presentation and Q and A with Womens Recovery Services