Today an uncountable number of women and men are participating in the One Billion Rising V-Day Movement, a women’s... [Read More]
Join Us on May 29 for the Abby J. Leibman Pursuit of Justice Awards and Breakfast Reception
Join us as we celebrate those who stand up for the rights of women and girls!
The California Women's Law Center works to ensure, through systemic change, that life opportunities for women and girls are free from unjust social, economic, and political constraints. CWLC Believes: Oppression can be eliminated only by addressing the ...
Since its founding in 1989, the California Women's Law Center (CWLC) has served as a unique advocate in California, working in collaboration with others to protect, secure and advance the comprehensive civil rights of women ...
The California Women’s Law Center (CWLC) works to ensure, through systemic change, that life opportunities for women and girls are free from unjust social, economic, and political constraints. By focusing on Gender Discrimination, Violence Against Women, Women’s Health and Reproductive ...
You have a voice! Contact your state or federal government representative and let them know how you feel. California State Senate & Assembly To find the representative that represents your area, please visit this website. There, ...
Pursuit of Justice Awards
Each year, the California Women's Law Center selects one or more individuals working for justice on behalf of women and girls to receive the Abby J. Leibman Pursuit of Justice Award. The Ceremony at which the ...
Gender discrimination is any action that grants or denies opportunities, privileges, or rewards to a person solely on the basis of their sex. Although women have taken great strides professionally and socially, they are often ...
California Legislation to Watch
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This is a big week for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation that has had a hard time in Congress recently.... [Read More]
The 2nd annual Female Veterans Stand Down, held on the USC campus on Friday, July 20, was a great success! Thank you to... [Read More]
Today an uncountable number of women and men are participating in the One Billion Rising V-Day Movement, a women’s rights effort organized to highlight the fact that violence against women persists to a saddening degree. Playwright Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) has called for a revolution today and passionate people worldwide have responded. Flash... [Read More]
This is a big week for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation that has had a hard time in Congress recently. Originally passed in 1994, VAWA provides critical care, support and shelter for those suffering from domestic violence. Though technically still in place and funded, VAWA legislation has expired and is in need of congressional re-authorization.... [Read More]
They call it an “uprising”, a “global strike” and an “invitation to dance”. The One Billion Rising Movement is a creative and participatory way to show your dissent of the status quo. The One Billion Rising campaign was founded by Eve Ensler, the Tony Award winning author of The Vagina Monologues to “empower... [Read More]