Updates - Women's Foundation California

We Choose Joy

“Joy is a choice… reclaiming joy is transgressive…it is a threat to systems of control…It allows us to move from […]

Feminist Gift Guide 2022

Our intersectional feminism takes many forms.  It’s in the being and doing of our dynamo grant partners, it’s in the […]

Women’s Foundation California Statement on Colorado Springs

If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your […]

Attitude of Gratitude

photo caption: Bia Vieira and Mazuri Colley at this year’s WFC retreat Born and raised in Brazil, I’ve long found […]

Winning Proposition 1 and Writing the Next Chapter of CA’s Story

We are celebrating the victory of Proposition 1 with our fullest joy as we write abortion access into our California […]

Housing Opportunities STILL Mean Everything

Photo of HOME coalition member Rainbow Services team (San Pedro) Housing opportunities STILL mean everything, which is why we are […]

What You Need to Know About Prop 1

With ballots making their way to mailboxes all across California, we want to put two simple actions front and center […]

L.A. City Council: “This is about power.”

Protesters outside Los Angeles City Hall on Oct. 12. (Mario Tama/Getty Images) Last weekend, a recording of the racist tirades […]

AB 2530: No More Shackles. Looking Back A Decade Later

AB 2530, passed in 2012, prevents the shackling of pregnant incarcerated people. Alums from our own Solís Policy Institute (SPI) […]

SB 24: The College Student Right to Access Act

Marj Plumb, SB 24 campaign director and Solís Policy Institute mentor, received this text from a colleague this fall:  “Hi […]

Our 2022 Feminist Policy Wins

When intersectional feminist policy becomes law, we’re all winners. And we won big this legislative cycle.  This year’s Solís Policy […]

Black Women for Wellness: A Case for Supporting Black-led Reproductive Justice

originally published on the SoCal Grantmakers site Within a driver’s line of vision, popping up near bus stops and train […]

Bringing Community Power Building to Wealth Building

As an intersectional feminist organization, we understand the interplay between money and power. All of you have to do is […]

Gov. Newsom Vetoes AB 2320 & Feminist Policy Making as a Continuous Conversation

Art by Micah Bazant for the fabulous crew at Forward Together We are in that brief moment of time in […]

Grants, grants, grants!

photo caption: Black Women for Wellness (left) ACCESS Reproductive Justice (right) Our grant partners are the coolest.  Black Women for […]

It’s Time to Sign! Keep the Pressure on These 5 Feminist Bills

We’re so close to FIVE new pieces of intersectional feminist legislation becoming law. Our Solís Policy Institute fellows across California  […]

Femme Summer Energy

As we enter the last few days of real deal summer, I want to celebrate this year’s phenomenal Summer Leadership […]

Meet SPI Local Class of 2023

We are thrilled to introduce you to this year’s newest Solís Policy Institute Local class! Meet these four incredible teams […]

Ready to be like Ruth?

During her lifetime, queer trailblazer Ruth McGuire left a part of a building to Women’s Foundation California in her will. Ruth’s […]

The Power of Cultural Organizing: A Conversation with IllumiNative

Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. A quick peruse of Twitter confirms that corporations and organizations are […]

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