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


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.


NWPC CA Seeking Communications and Membership Chairs

NWPC CA is seeking candidates to fill two positions.  Qualified candidates must be current members, in good standing with NWPC CA.  Please email a brief resume with your qualifications to:  Sherri Loveland.

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Congratulations to Desiree Portillo Rabinov's election to the Town Council!

Congratulations to NWPC LA Metro's President, Desiree Portillo-Rabinov's, election to the Crescenta Valley Town Council! The Crescenta Valley Town Council’s 2014 election was held on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Click here to view the complete 2014 Crescenta Valley Town Council Election Report.


Representative Linda Sanchez Named Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus!

linda_sanchez.jpgCongratulations go to Representative Linda Sanchez, who was recently named chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

Her hard work on issues like comprehensive immigration reform, voting rights, economic opportunity, and education make her an exceptional fit for her new leadership role.

Congratulate Representative Sanchez by signing her card today!



Election Overview from Rutgers University

election_results.jpgThe 2014 election is now behind us -- with mixed results. We have reason to cheer for the voters in Colorado and North Dakota who overwhelmingly voted down the personhood amendments.

Here in California, Betty Yee has become our state's Controller and Kamala Harris will continue to serve as Attorney General.

Nationally, Rutgers University Center for American Women in Politics has released an overview of the 2014 midterm election and its impact on women.

Click here to read it now.


NWPC CA November 2014 State Board Meeting

board_meeting.pngThe Registration page is now set up for the NWPC California Board Meeting, scheduled to take place in Fresno on November 14th - 16th.

Hopefully, we'll have lots to celebrate from the midterm election.

We'll also be discussing elections for the 2015 state board as well as several other important items.

Click here for details and to register.


It's Campaign Season!

Election2014.jpgVoting has already begun!  And our NWPC endorsed candidates need our help now more than ever.

Women make up 53 percent of the registered voters in this country. Let's use that power to move women closer to equality when it comes to representation locally, on the state level and in Washington.

We have several terrific candidates running this cycle so please join us in making a commitment to help between now and Election Day to ensure their success. You can volunteer and/or donate directly to the campaign or join one of the local caucus events that are raising essential funding for our candidates.

Click here for a list of our endorsed candidates and links to their websites.

We can't just keep saying we'd like to see more women in elected office. We have to work together to make certain it happens!