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Commission on the Status of Women

Commission on the Status of Women Accepting Applications for the 2020-21 Junior Commissioner Project

Published: January 27, 2020

The nationally recognized youth mentorship program of the Commission on the Status of Women is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Junior Commissioner Project. Sonoma County residents between the ages of 14 and 18 have until March 6, 2020 to submit their applications. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in the interview process, which is slated for March and April.

This program has multiple mentorship and development goals, to include:

  • Providing youth with the opportunity to participate in advocacy and take an active role
  • Creating opportunities for youth to develop communication, facilitation, and presentation skill
  • Educating high school-aged youth about issues that impact the lives of women and girl
  • Empowering youth to make a positive impact on their communities

The program runs concurrent with the school year, beginning in August 2020 and running through May 2021. Applications in English and Spanish are available on the Commission's website at, or email: