Updates - Women's Foundation California

Announcing the New SPI State Class

Our Institute’s namesake, Dr. Beatriz María Solís, believed that once we have a sense of power, it can’t be taken […]

Investing in Change: Support Indigenous Communities

photo caption: IllumiNative Women’s Foundation California is situated on the unceded land of the Lisjan Ohlone people and the ancestral […]

Take Action: Solidarity Funding for Peace and Justice

photo credit: Ramsey Ramsey El-Qare With broken hearts, we are rising to meet the courage of organizers and frontline leaders […]

Our Feminist Future is Rooted in Love

This year, the courage, resilience, and power of our community have been my beacon as I begin my new CEO […]

Get to Know Me, WFC’s New CEO: Bia Vieira

This year, the power of our community has been my beacon as I begin my new CEO role at WFC. I […]

Our 2023 California Feminist Policy Wins!

  We’re all winners when California laws are deeply rooted in our intersectional feminist values. This legislative cycle, we are […]

Support SPI Bills: Cross the Finish Line Together!

Our Solís Policy Institute fellows have worked tirelessly during the legislative season to advocate for two bills that have now […]

Celebrating Empowered Youth: Highlights from SLI 2023 🌟

photo caption: SLI 2023 participants gathered in Sonoma That’s a wrap for our 2023 Summer Leadership Institute.🌟 This year’s SLI was […]

WFC’s Feminist Power Shift: New Leadership at the Helm

photo caption: Surina Khan CEO Emerita (left) and Bia Vieira CEO (right) This week, Women’s Foundation California is experiencing a […]

Thank You, Surina

From her start in community-based publishing to her influential roles as CEO of the Women’s Foundation California, Director at the […]

Apply Now and Shape Our Feminist Future like SPI Alum Héctor

What moves our movement forward? Our Solís Policy Institute alums like Héctor T. Plascencia. Héctor is a movement consultant, community […]

The Meaning of Mentorship with SPI alum Adrianna

We believe those closest to the problem are the best equipped with the solution. This grounding principle serves as the […]

Apply to SPI and become a Catalyst for Change

The main reason you should apply to SPI? To meet incredible changemakers like Claudia Gonzalez. Claudia is one of our […]

Policy & Pride: 5 Reasons to Apply to SPI!

As Pride month comes to an end, our Solís Policy Institute Reproductive Justice X Trauma Justice Team is just getting […]

Opinion: Predatory price gouging on basic needs like soap, tampons must end in California prisons

UPDATE: SB 474, BASICs Act, Passes Assembly Public Safety Committee to Reduce Markups in Prison Canteen. Read Press Release here. […]

Dear Philanthropy: Step Up for Reproductive Justice by Backing Black Women and Black-Led Nonprofits

By: Surina Khan and Janette Robinson Flint, Guest Contributors This year marks 50 years since the right to choose was […]

Solís Policy Institute Invites Applications for its 2023-2024 Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2023   Media Contact: Marisol Franco marisolf@womensfoundca.org Solís Policy Institute Invites Applications for its 2023-2024 […]

Investing in Transgender and Gender Expansive Communities

We take pride in prioritizing grants for organizations supporting the Transgender, Gender Nonconforming, and Intersex (TGI) community. Recipients include the […]

Lessons from SPI Local

photo of SPI Local Class of 2022 To achieve collective liberation through local policy, we need the strength of organized […]

One year after Dobbs: Take Action & Support Reproductive Justice

One year ago today, the  U.S. Supreme Court decided on Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned our constitutional […]

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