8820 Comm on the Status of Women and Girls
Mission Statement

The California Commission on the Status of Women & Girls, a non-partisan state agency, works inclusively to promote equality for women and girls in the State by providing leadership through research, policy and program development, education, outreach and collaboration, advocacy and strategic partnerships.

The Commission conducts regular assessments of current challenges confronted by California's women and girls in numerous areas including health, safety, employment, education and equal representation then works in partnership with government, the private and non-profit sectors towards specific policy and program improvements.

The 17 member Commission, includes three State Senators and three Assemblymembers, the State Labor Commissioner and ten appointed public members (seven by the Governor, one by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, one by the Senate Committee on Rules and one by the Assembly Speaker).