Tuesday, August 22, 2006

California Commission on the Status of Women Public Hearings

The state of California is holding a series of public hearings on issues of importance to women. In preparation, they are soliciting proposals for testimonials from women. Three different hearings will be held at the following locations:

September 20, 2006
2 to 6 PM
Center for Healthy Communities
The California Endowment
1000 North Alameda Street
Redwood Room
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Submit testimony sign-up form by September 15, 2006

September 28, 2006
1:30 to 5:30 PM
Fresno State Building
2550 Mariposa Mall, #1036 (Assembly Room)
Fresno, CA 93721
Submit testimony sign-up form by September 25, 2006

October 19, 2006
1 to 5 PM
State Capitol Building
Room 447
Sacramento, CA 95814
Submit testimony sign-up form by October 13, 2006

Issues for testimony include, but are not limited to, sexual harassment, reproductive freedom, racial equality, child support, childcare, human trafficking, access to health care, child custody, women in prison, economic security, divorce, Title IX, housing, education, pay equity, stalking, sexual assault, employment discrimination, women in politics, teen dating violence, domestic violence, hate crimes, athletic equity, disability, CalWORKs, CEDAW & teen pregnancy.

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