Women's Caucus Announces Action on Equal Pay

Democratic members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus today (Feb 24, 2015) announced plans for legislation to address the wage gap that women face at work. It comes just days after actress Patricia Arquette called for equal pay for women in her acceptance speech at the Academy Awards, which helped shine a national spotlight on the issue of women, wage inequality, and work. 


Women's Caucus Launches Speakers Series with Inaugural Guest Speaker Sheryl Sandberg

On Wednesday, August 21, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus is launching a speakers series called Women’s Voices, and is pleased to announce that Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, as the inaugural guest speaker.

Sandberg, the author of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, is speaking at a luncheon from noon to 1:15 at 1201 K Street, 15th floor, Sacramento.

"This speakers series – which we call ‘Women’s Voices’ – is a wonderful opportunity to highlight women’s contributions, priorities and visions," said Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, a bipartisan group of 32 female lawmakers from the California Assembly and Senate. "Sheryl Sandberg is not only a groundbreaking leader in the technology industry, she has ignited an important and long overdue conversation around the country about women and work. We’re thrilled that she is going to be our first speaker."