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Here we post articles related to commentary on current events; opinion pieces written by our staff, CEO, board members, grant partners, allies; and any other blog posts that express an opinion not related to public policy or workforce.
Women Who Inspire Me
April 20, 2010
By Development and Communications Officer Kim Kenny When asked “who inspires you?” I began ticking through a list of women: Maya Angelou, Eleanor Roosevelt and...
Our Genes Belong to Us. For Now.
April 8, 2010
By Barbara A. Brenner, Executive Director, Breast Cancer Action How can anyone own our genes? Up until now, no court ...
Being a Woman is No Longer a “Pre-Existing Condition”
April 6, 2010
By Shailushi Ritchie, Development and Communications Officer for the Women’s Foundation of California. When I first heard that the health care reform bill...
Maria No Solo Trabaja: Maria, More Than a Worker
April 1, 2010
By guest blogger Rebecca Bauen, associate director at Somos Mayfair. A few years ago, while meeting with a donor interested in women's economic security, she...
Safeguarding Their Rights to Parent: Young Mothers in Prison
March 30, 2010
By Sande Smith, Director of Communications at the Women's Foundation of California “Being that I work with young women everyday I would love to see...
What change do you want to see for the state of California in the next 10 years, and what do we need to get there?
March 25, 2010
In January, the Women’s Foundation of California hosted Connecting California 2010, a conference to discuss California’s most entrenched problems. Grant partners, donors, scholars, and...
What do we mean by reproductive justice?
March 23, 2010
By Shailushi Ritchie, Development and Communications Officer for the Women's Foundation of California. Last week, I went to a Board of Directors meeting for ACCESS,...
March 18, 2010
By guest blogger Rebecca Bauen, associate director at Somos Mayfair. Before our weekly staff meeting at Somos Mayfair begins, I...
Don’t Become a Feminist
March 16, 2010
My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 46. It was the beginning of 1982 and I was in my first year...
March 10, 2010
By Sande Smith, Director of Communications for the Women's Foundation of California. I remember going to college and getting credit card offers. How exciting!...
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The Daily Show Interviews WPI Graduate Karuna Jaggar
December 5, 2014
Learn about SB 61: Limiting Solitary Confinement for Young People Under 18
June 23, 2013
Economic Mobility for Women in Healthcare
October 21, 2014
Proposition 47 Passes!
November 5, 2014
Introducing Women’s Policy Institute-Riverside
December 24, 2014
Reasons for Hope, Actions for Change
October 16, 2017
Big Updates on the 14th Class of Women’s Policy Institute-State
September 14, 2017
Foundation Receives Women’s Funding Network 2017 Leadership in Equity and Diversity (LEAD) Award
September 12, 2017
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