On June 2nd, the California Women’s Law Center hosted a conversation with Hon. Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, the Chief Justice of California, and Betsy Butler, CWLC Interim Executive Director. California’s Chief Justice addressed the limitations and far-reaching consequences of an under-funded court system. These financial challenges profoundly impact access to justice for women and girls in our state.
IN THIS ISSUE: The 2014 Pursuit of Justice Awards, Updated Mission | New Location, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Staff in the Community
Court Finds Sweetwater Union High School District Failed to Correct Title IX Violations – Contempt Finding Possible FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Barker, Legal Director, California Women’s Law Center: 323-951-9276, email@example.com Sara Feldman, Communications Manager, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center: 415-593-0071, firstname.lastname@example.org (San Diego, CA, March 28, 2014) U.S. District Court Judge M. James Lorenz
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Vicky Barker, California Women’s Law Center (323) 951-9276, email@example.com. Elizabeth Kristen, The Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (510) 501-4692, firstname.lastname@example.org. Brad Walsh, Title IX Coordinator, Alhambra Unified School District (626) 943-3520. email@example.com Alhambra High School Reaches Compliance with Settlement Agreement in Landmark Title IX Case Female
IN THIS ISSUE: Veterans – CWLC is working every day to serve women veterans and ensure that they have access to the services and benefits they have earned. Pregnant Students – Fighting against discrimination, CWLC enforced Title IX and fought for a pregnant student who was barred from attending class. New Staff – CWLC welcomes two new staff members to our team to bolster our communications and organizational development. CWLC History – Twenty years ago, CWLC was instrumental in establishing guidelines to create gender equity in the LAPD.
On September 3rd, 2013 attorneys from the California Women’s Law Center joined attorneys from the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and other experts for a court ordered site visit to determine if the school has come into Title IX compliance as required under our class action law suit. [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151716986742529.1073741828.31672397528&type=1″ limit=12]
IN THIS ISSUE: Our Annual Pursuit of Justice Awards, Our Four New Board Members, Free Legal Services Provided to Female Veterans, Senator Barbara Boxer’s Press Conference at CWLC Highlighting Military Sexual Trauma, Two New Grants Focused on Improving Access to Healthcare for Female Veterans