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Posts tagged with "Public Policy"
Report: A District-by-District Look at Poverty in California
May 23, 2014
On Tuesday, May 20, we held a legislative briefing at the state Capitol in Sacramento and unveiled an important set of data related to women’s poverty.
The Power of Budget Advocacy
November 20, 2012
"In the 12 or 13 years that I have been working on legislation in California, there has never been a more important moment than...
Two WPI Bills Signed into Law!
October 8, 2012
This October, the Women’s Policy Institute has a lot to celebrate. Less than a week ago, the Governor signed into law two WPI-sponsored bills—AB...
From Thief to Criminal Justice Advocate
August 24, 2012
By Rose Larsen, Intern You might think it ironic that one of the members of the Women’s Policy Institute’s Criminal Justice team first gained experience...
Policy Advocacy: A Tool for School Equity
August 14, 2012
By Rose Larsen, Intern Nina Alcaraz has worked with runaway pregnant teens in South Carolina, domestic violence survivors in China and rape victims in...
Congratulations Monica Flores, Our Youngest WPI Fellow!
May 18, 2012
For the first time ever, our Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) had a teenage fellow. Don’t let her years fool you. Though she is only...
Making Policies that Pave the Way
May 1, 2012
by Judy Patrick, CEO & President On April 1st and 3rd I attended at the NCAA Women's basketball finals in Denver. What a thrill! As...
California Not Ready to Relocate Inmates from State Prisons to Counties
October 12, 2011
By Emma Mayerson, Development Assistant Kim Carter, Founder and Executive Director of our grant partner the Time for Change Foundation, is passionate about reducing recidivism and crime...
Despite Setbacks, the Passion for Policy Burns Bright
September 16, 2011
As the 2011/12 Women's Policy Institute (WPI) class teams wrapped up their policy projects we had a reminder that the work doesn’t end there....
Women Need More Than the Vote
September 7, 2011
By Judy Patrick, CEO & President, Women’s Foundation of California A couple weeks ago, I celebrated the 91st anniversary of US women getting the right...
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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
A Year Ago Today
November 8, 2017
Governor Brown Signs 3 #WomensPolicyInstitute Bills
October 24, 2017
Reasons for Hope, Actions for Change
October 16, 2017
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