Contra Costa County Commission for Women

Improving the economic status, social welfare, and overall quality of life for women in Contra Costa Count

Contra Costa County Commission for Women

Improving the economic status, social welfare, and overall quality of life for women in Contra Costa Count

Contra Costa County Commission for Women

Improving the economic status, social welfare, and overall quality of life for women in Contra Costa Count

Contra Costa County Commission for Women

Improving the economic status, social welfare, and overall quality of life for women in Contra Costa Count

Advocacy

The California League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
http://lulaccalifornia.org/
“LULAC California is the largest and oldest Hispanic Organization in California. We advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs. The organization involves and serves all Hispanic nationality groups. We are part of the national LULAC organization.”

Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE)
http://www.latinas.org/site/c.qwL6KiNYLtH/b.2247283/k.BE35/Home.htm
“Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) has been working to provide a critical voice to Latinas todevelop their personal growth, prosperity, and political clout. Throughout the years, HOPE has served the Latina community with innovative programming that provides leadership development, statewide networking opportunities, experiential learning, and one on one interaction with local, state, and federal officials and agencies.”

Hispanas Organized Equality PAC (HOPE) for Political Action Committee
http://www.hopepac.org/
“HOPE Political Action Committee is the state’s only political network that raises campaign contributions specifically to assist Latinas running for public office. It is a nonpartisan organization committed to promoting and increasing the active participation of Latinas to elective office at the local and state level, on public and private policy-making boards and commissions, and in all aspect of the political process.”

Mana A National Latina Organization
http://www.hermana.org/homfrm.htm
“MANA, A National Latina Organization, is a nonprofit advocacy organization established in 1974. Its mission is to empower Latinas through leadership development, community service, and advocacy. MANA fulfills its mission through programs designed to develop the leadership skills of Latinas, promote community service by Latinas, and provide Latinas with advocacy opportunities. Support for these programs is derived from members, corporations, foundations, and government grants.”

The Women’s Conference – The Nation’s Premier Forum for Women - Maria Shriver, First Lady
http://www.womensconference.org/

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc.
http://www.ncnw.org/about/mission.htm
“Mission: The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is a council of national African American women's organizations and community-based sections. Founded in 1935, the NCNW mission is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities. NCNW fulfills this purpose through research, advocacy, and national and community-based services and programs on issues of health, education, and economic empowerment in the United States and Africa. With its 39 national affiliates and more than 240 sections, NCNW is a 501(c)3 organization with an outreach to nearly four million women.”

League of Women Voters
http://www.lww.org

Soroptimist Clubs
http://www.soroptimistinternational.org

American Association of Univerity Women
http://www.aauw.org

Women & Politics Institute, American University
http://www.american.edu/spa/wpi

National Organization of Women
http://www.now.org

Women for Women International
http://www.womenforwomen.org

National Council of Women’s Organization
http://www.womensorganizations.org

National Associates of Commissions for Women
http://www.nacw.org

Institute for Women’s Policy Research
http://www.iwpr.org

League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley
500 Saint Mary's Rd.
Lafayette, CA
925-283-2235

National Organization for Women
PO Box 4794
Walnut Creek, CA
925-2012

Pro-Choice Women Candidates: Emily's List
http://www.emilyslist.org