NWPC Monterey Caucus Forming Now!

NWPC_CA_Logo.gifNWPC CA is proud to announce that we have a new caucus forming in Monterey!  Two informational meetings will take place very soon; the first will be held April 29 and the second will be held May 7.

 

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Alzheimer's: A Women's Health Issue

Jackiespeier.jpgIn honor of Women’s History Month join Congresswoman Speier for “Alzheimer’s: A Women’s Health Issue”. This informational panel discussion will be held on Monday, March 30th.

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Take Your Place as a Leader

imagesB1S5A1LI.jpgNWPC of Greater Pasadena and The League of Women Voters of Pasadena along with cosponsors Senator Carol Liu, AAUW, 50/50 Leadership, WISPPA, YWCA Pasadena-Foothill, YWCA Glendale, and YWCA San Gabriel Valley Presents:

TAKE YOUR PLACE AS A LEADER 

Training: How to Get Appointed to Boards and Commissions

March 31st, 2015 6:30pm to 8:30 pm

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April 2015 NWPC CA State Board Meeting

Board_Meeting.jpgNWPC CA Fresno will host the April 2015 State Board Meeting.  All NWPC California members in good standing are welcome to attend!

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Do You Know Who These Women Are and Why They Made History?

Can You Name These Women?
 DHeight.png She was head of National Council of Negro Women for 40 years, co-founder of the National Women's Political Caucus, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal for her work for social equality.
EHolmesNorton.jpg She currently serves in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Delegate for the District of Columbia, is a co-founder of the National Women's Political Caucus; appointed to the NYC Human Rights Commission in 1970, where she held the first hearings in the country on discrimination against women, and appointed by President Jimmy Carter in 1977 as the first female chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
SChisolm.png She was the first black Congresswoman, in 1972 ran for President and won 151 delegates at the Democratic Convention, and is a co-founder of the National Women's Political Caucus.

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She was born a slave who became a fiery orator supporting anit-slavery and woman suffrage after gaining her freedom after escaping in 1826.  Her best-known extemporaneous speech on gender inequalities, "Ain't I a Woman?", was delivered in 1851 at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.
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Hillary Clinton to Speak at Lead On Watermark Event!

NWPC CA is a proud sponsor of the Lead On Watermark Silicon Valley event, featuring former First Lady and Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Keynote Speaker.

For more details, click here.

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NWPC LA Caucuses Issue Endorsements for LACCD

Los Angeles, CA: On Saturday, January 10, 2015, The Los Angeles County chapters of the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) interviewed and made endorsements in the following seats for the Los Angeles Community College Board of Directors:

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Senate Hearing: How our Schools are Complying with Title IX

titleix.pngAttaining Equal Opportunity for Girls in California's Secondary Schools:  How our Schools are Complying with Title IX

A Hearing of the Senate Committee on Judiciary Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair

January 20, 2015

2:30 p.m. or upon adjournment of session

State Capitol, John L. Burton Hearing Room (Room 4203) Click here for the full agenda.

Many thanks to Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson for her leadership to bring attention to Title IX -- and how we can increase opportunities for girls

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NWPC Sacramento Reception

Join the NWPC Sacramento caucus for an evening reception on Saturday, January 17, 2015. 

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NWPC CA to Host January Board Meeting

images30VY8026.jpgNWPC CA Sacramento will host the January 2015 State Board Meeting and Retreat.  Click here to register and for details.

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