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Federal Public Comments

November 7, 2019

As part of our advocacy strategy, CWLC often shares our expertise through official public comments to government agencies. By monitoring and responding to a wide range of proposals that could harm or benefit women and girls at the federal level, we engage in national policy conversations and advocate for gender equality and justice.

State Legislative Accomplishments by Year

February 27, 2019

Every year, CWLC advocates for the passage of numerous state bills and budget items. We are proud to have helped advance laws that protect employees from discrimination and harassment, secure women’s access to reproductive health care, narrow the gender pay gap, and provide justice to victims of sexual assault, among other things. Read more about
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Sponsored Legislation: Justice for Victims Act (2016)

December 30, 2016

CWLC was a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 813, the Justice for Victims Act. Authored by Senator Connie Leyva, this landmark bipartisan bill eliminates the arbitrary statute of limitations for rape and related felony sex crimes in California. Now, regardless of when a rape or sexual assault is reported or discovered, victims of sexual crimes can
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