Updates - Women's Foundation California

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 […]

Opinion | The Onslaught of Anti-Trans Legislation Demands a Crisis Response From Philanthropy

photo caption: People rally against anti-trans bills, but LGBTQ+ nonprofits get less than 1 percent of all charitable giving. MICKEY […]

Juneteenth: Honoring Freedom, Feminism, & Culture

Women’s Foundation California staff are out of the office today in observation of Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the end […]

Celebrating 20 Years of the Solís Policy Institute

When I close my eyes, I can still see the California Museum courtyard aglow with the beautiful faces of Solís […]

Take Action: Support Feminist California Bills

As the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Women’s Foundation California Solís Policy Institute (SPI) gets underway, we are proud to […]

Sacramento Bee – Letter to the Editor: Time to Fight

TIME TO FIGHT “Democrats’ choice wins key Wisconsin Supreme Court race,” (sacbee.com, April 6) The result of the Wisconsin Supreme […]

Women’s Foundation California CEO Surina Khan to Step Down, Board of Directors Names First Latina CEO

Read the official press release here For Immediate Release March 8, 2023 Media Contact: Kamika Dunlap Kamikad@womensfoundca.org Phone: (510) 740-2500 OAKLAND, […]

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