CWLC Is Here to Help During COVID-19

As we confront the known and unknown challenges of COVID-19, we recognize life is dramatically more difficult for many people today than it was just a few weeks ago.

Recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month during a global pandemic

This year, we are recognizing Domestic Violence Prevention Month during a global pandemic. We know that violence against women is and has been on the rise, as cities around the country have confirmed an increase in police calls and reports. Some women have been forced to shelter-in-place with an abuser. Travel restrictions and financial constraints
Read more…

Native Women’s Equal Pay Day 2020

Today is Native Women’s Equal Pay Day in the United States, which marks how far into 2020 the average Native woman must work to earn what a white man did in 2019.  Native women earned just 60 cents on the dollar last year.  While the exact amount varies, Native women are paid less no matter their education level, in rural areas
Read more…

Honoring the Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A woman’s right to choose an abortion is something central to a woman’s life, to her dignity… And when government controls that decision for her, she’s being treated as less than a full adult human being responsible for her own choices.

Free Legal Housing Clinic – October 10 & 24, 2020

For the past few years, the California Women’s Law Center has hosted free monthly legal clinics to help renters understand their legal housing rights and avoid eviction. As the coronavirus pandemic exacerbates financial challenges for women and families, safe and affordable housing is an increasingly urgent need. CWLC makes available attorneys specialized in housing law
Read more…