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Our 2013 Women’s Policy Institute Legislative Reception Honorees
April 30, 2013
For the last seven years we’ve held our annual Legislative Reception in Sacramento, our state’s capital. This lively evening event is our way of...
How an Idea Becomes a Bill
January 17, 2013
By Nayantara Mehta, Alliance for Justice This article was first published on bolderadvocacy.org Working in coalitions requires patience, an ability to disagree without damaging relationships and...
On this first Giving Tuesday, I’m grateful for you
November 27, 2012
What are you grateful for this year? I am grateful for many things, but most of all, I am grateful for the tide that’s...
My Dad’s Wallet
October 31, 2012
By Marj Plumb, Women's Policy Institute Director My Dad’s wallet is a powerful reminder to me of why I do what I do. It’s a...
Announcing the 2012-2013 Women’s Policy Institute Fellows
October 19, 2012
We’re proud to announce our tenth annual Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) class. Thirty-four women from across California have been selected to participate in this...
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...
Tell the Governor: I support AB 1270, AB 2015 and AB 889!
September 19, 2012
Call the Governor at 916-445-2841 and tell him that you support these three important bills. It’s the middle of September, which means that we only...
Catherine Porter: Choosing public policy over law
August 27, 2012
By Rose Larsen, Intern Though Catherine Porter, a Bay Area lawyer, has long been an advocate for reproductive rights, for much of her career she...
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...
Calls for Kids Act Is Close to Becoming Law
August 22, 2012
By Rose Larsen, Intern Did you know that in 2011 at least 5,100 children were in the foster care system nationwide because at least one...
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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
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
White Supremacy Is Rooted In Misogyny And Racism
August 25, 2017
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