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2017 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in CA March 22, 2018

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What can you do to improve the lives of women and girls in California?

Get the facts and spread the word.

Read the overview of the Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™, or download the full Report, at We also provided a list of additional resources below.

Share the Report with your friends, family and colleagues.

Tweet about the issues and the Report using the hashtag #MSMUWomen. Keep the conversation going at

Get ‘Ready to Run.’

Learn how to run for political office, work on a campaign or otherwise get involved in public service at Mount Saint Mary’s Ready to Run® nonpartisan campaign training for women each spring.

Connect with Other Women Leaders.

Join us for Mount Saint Mary’s Women’s Leadership Conference on Sept. 16, 2017.

Donate your time and talent.

Volunteer for an organization that supports women and girls. To find an organization near you, go to

Contact your elected officials.

Call or write your elected officials about issues affecting women and girls. To locate your state representatives, search the California Secretary of State’s office California Secretary of State’s office.

Interested in creating a Report for your community?

Contact Emerald Archer, director of Mount Saint Mary’s Center for the Advancement of Women, at or 213.477.2544.

For more information about what you can do, contact 213.477.2761.


We have complied a list of general resources that students, educators, and advocates may find useful in their pursuit of gender equity. These are organizations that are leading the way in collecting, interpreting, and highlighting data as it relates to women’s advancement in California and across the country.

General Resources:

Data Resources: