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Resources: Economic Security

Fact Sheet – Asking for Salary History Perpetuates Pay Discrimination from Job to Job

July 17, 2017

The National Women’s Law Center released a fact sheet in June 2017 highlighting how Asking for Salary History Perpetuates Pay Discrimination from Job to Job. 

Webinar – Equal Pay in California: Your Right to Pay Equity in the Workplace (2016)

December 30, 2016

The California Fair Pay Collaborative, comprised of the California Women’s Law Center, Equal Rights Advocates, and Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center trained individuals and attorneys in how to navigate California’s Equal Pay Act. This training covers the rights workers have under California’s equal pay law, how to spot a violation of those rights, and what
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Aging, Women, and Poverty in California: We Must Do More (2016)

December 28, 2016

On June 3, 2016, the California Women’s Law Center (CWLC) partnered with the California Commission on Aging and the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls to co-host the “Aging, Women, and Poverty in California” forum. This policy paper summarizes the key issues facing poor older women in California as well as serves
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Aging, Women, and Poverty In California Forum Documents (2016)

December 28, 2016

On June 3, 2016, the California Women’s Law Center (CWLC) partnered with the California Commission on Aging and the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls to co-host the “Aging, Women and Poverty in California” forum.  The Forum focused on the priorities and perspectives that community and policy leaders need to address as our population
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California Financial Security: Dreaming or Struggling AARP Survey (2017)

December 27, 2016

This statewide survey of 800 California adults age 36-70 who are in the workforce finds that some Californians are living the dream, but many are struggling.

Alternative Custody Program

December 21, 2016

The Alternative Custody Program was expanded in 2015 to allow certain incarcerated women to serve the remainder of their sentences in approved facilities in their community to reunite families and keep children out of the foster care system. By connecting incarcerated women to vital services, such as substance abuse programs, housing, and employment opportunities, the
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CWLC’s Distinguished Guest Speaker Series “Incarcerated Women and Girls” (2015)

December 20, 2016

On September 2, 2015, CWLC and the Feminist Majority Foundation hosted a panel discussion to examine California’s corrections system, including the unique needs of incarcerated women and youth. The discussion focused on programs and service providers that often play a vital role of giving incarcerated individuals hope for a better life. Speakers included Scott Budnick
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Older Women’s Health Resource Guide: Learning to Demand and Receive Better Care (2006)

December 19, 2016

This guide was created to provide basic and general information about your rights regarding your ability to receive quality health care and what steps you can take if you believe you are not able to receive the care you need. It is meant to educate and empower you to know the law, demand your rights
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