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Introducing: the Interpersonal Violence Team of Women’s Policy Institute-State

The Women’s Foundation of California is proud to introduce you to the 2016–2017 class of Women’s Policy Institute–State (WPI) fellows. […]

Introducing the Child Care Team of Women’s Policy Institute-State

“Child care is not just a poverty or investment issue – it is about fundamental human rights.” – Clarissa Doutherd […]

Introducing: The Trans Liberation Team of Women’s Policy Institute-State

I didn’t realize that policy work and legislative advocacy for communities could bring about real change to so many. – […]

The 2016-17 Class of the Women’s Policy Institute-State

I didn’t realize that policy work and legislative advocacy for communities could bring about real change to so many.  – […]

Local Women Lead Policy Change in Inland Empire

Surina Khan, January 25, 2016, The Press Enterprise What happens when we give women the tools, resources and relationships they […]

I ♥ Women’s Policy Institute

We’re participating in #GivingTuesday this year and are trying to raise $60,000 and fund an entire Women’s Policy Institute team. This groundbreaking program has changed the lives of 300 graduates and they have gone on to change the lives of thousands of women.

WPI Graduate Elected to Public Office

Last week, Jessie Ryan, a Women’s Policy Institute graduate, was elected to the Sacramento City Unified School District Board. Jessie was chosen to represent Area 7, the poorest, most diverse district in SCUSD. We simply can’t think of a more qualified candidate for the job.

Women’s Foundation of California Names 20 Community Based Leaders as 2014-2015 Women’s Policy Institute Fellows

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 (PRNewswire-USNewswire)—The Women's Foundation of California announced today that 20 leading social justice advocates working within […]

Learn about our 2013-14 WPI Criminal Justice Team

(left to right) Vanessa Perez, Time for Change Foundation; Deborah Small, Break the Chains; Diana Zuniga, Californians United for a […]

February 2014 Update on Our Women’s Policy Institute Fellows

Our eleventh class of fellows finds themselves at a midpoint in their fellowship. They’ve already attended two four-day retreats and […]

2013 Women’s Policy Institute bills

Our 10th class of Women’s Policy Institute (WPI)  fellows is walking on water. As of June 24, 2013, the six […]

Apply to our Women’s Policy Institute and Unleash Your Civic Imagination

This year we’re looking for 30 extraordinary fellows who have strong content knowledge in one of these three issue areas: […]

Successful WPI Bill to End Shackling of Pregnant Women Featured on Making Contact Radio

Samantha Rogers, a formerly incarcerated woman, recently spoke at a party celebrating the passage of AB 2530 (Atkins)—California’s new law […]

Our 2013 Women’s Policy Institute Legislative Reception Honorees

For the last seven years we’ve held our annual Legislative Reception in Sacramento, our state’s capital. This lively evening event […]

WPI Fellows Create Messages that Stick

Photographs by Michelle Chandra, Communications Associate, Women’s Foundation of California Each year the Women’s Foundation of California trains up to […]

Training the Next Generation of Women Advocates

Each year, 15 young women graduate from the Female Leadership Academy (FLA) program of ACT for Women and Girls in […]

From Vision to Policy: Women’s Policy Institute Legislative Wins

Over the past few weeks, the work of our Women’s Policy Institute fellows has been in the news, in big […]

The Nuts and Bolts of Nonprofit Lobbying

The Women’s Policy Institute of the Women’s Foundation of California trains women advocates on how to lobby while actively lobbying. […]

Measuring the Impact of Advocacy

By Hannah Hill, Program Associate, Women’s Foundation of California What is the rate of return for every dollar invested in […]

The Power of Public Policy

Each year, the Women’s Foundation California trains up to 30 women on how to impact change in California through public […]

Making a Difference through Public Policy

“When you give a woman voice, and you give her the knowledge of her own power and [the knowledge] that […]

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