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2016 Women's History Month Celebration

2015 CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awards


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:30 PM • 141 Gough Avenue, San Francisco
Friday, January 27, 2017 9:00 AM • Gap, Inc. 2 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

GEP Challenge Forum - January 27, 2017

The Gender Equality Principles Initiative will showcase model and promising practices from 10 Bay Area employers at the 2017 Gender Equality Challenge Forum on Friday, January 27, 2017, from 8:30 am to 4 pm hosted by Gap Inc. Join the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, Bay Area Council, and Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women to learn about these innovative programs and policies, share ideas, and get inspired to advance women in the workplace!

Due to technical difficulties, Early Bird registration rates have been extended until January 13.  To Register:

1 Billion Rising Revolution - February 12, 2016

Mission Neighborhood Centers – Mission Girls in partnership with the Domestic Violence Consortium, Women’s Advocacy Groups and the Department on the Status of Women is hosting the annual One Billion Rising REVOLUTION event at the Women’s Building on Friday, February 12, 2016! Join us from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for an afternoon of creativity, dancing, drumming and rising in the community. You're invited as community partners, friends and family to take a stand against violence against women and girls.

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FriendsCOSW Turns 40!

In celebration of our 40th anniversary of serving Bay Area women and girls, please consider making a tax deductible donation in increments of $40.  

The FRIENDS of the Commission on the Status of Women is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports the mission of the SF COSW to promote the human rights of women and girls in San Francisco.  Tax ID #51-0183349.  

40th Anniversary Donation Goal

Collected: $4,455.00
Goal: $40,000.00

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