Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson has been the driver of several new laws aimed at eliminating gender-based barriers.“Gender-based barriers are just totally anathema to what this country’s promise and responsibility is.”— California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
The CROWN Coalition is officially declaring this July 3 “National CROWN Day” to mark the the 1-year anniversary of the signing of the bill in California.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the first #EqualPayCA event was held on Monday, August 31, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to recognize Black Women’s Equal Pay Day.
VALLEY NEWS | Local business owner and chair of state commission on women and girls to run for Temecula City Council seat
Dr. Alisha Wilkins, a local business owner who also currently serves as chair of the state of California’s Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, will run for the city’s District 2 council seat this November.
THE SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE | Dr. Shirley Weber: State Assembly member and educator is drawn to the hard fights
The 71-year-old is known to take up fights many shy away from, ranging from education reform and accountability to police use of force and affirmative action.
State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson’s bill prohibiting cross-examination of sexual harassment and violence survivors by their attorneys in attempts to ensure fair and transparent investigations for college and university students passed in the state Senate Monday night.
Joelle Gomez, chief executive officer of the Children’s Home of Stockton, has been appointed to the Commission on the Status of Women and Girls by Gov. Gavin Newsom.