LWC Leaders Send Letter to UC

Women's Caucus leaders send letter to Napolitano regarding recent sexual harrassment allegations at UC Campuses.

The leaders of the California Legislative Women's Caucus sent a letter today to University of California President Janet Napolitano expressing deep concern about recent allegations of sexual harassment at a number of UC campuses, calling the responses from the institutions where the alleged behavior has occured "consistently abysmal."

Women's History Month Kick-off

Real-life 'Rosie the Riveters' honored in Sacramento for Women's History Month

To kick-off Women's History Month in March, the California Legislative Women's Caucus partnered with Governor Jerry Brown's office to host real-life Rosie the Riveters at the State Capitol.

Eight women who worked at the Richmond shiyard during World War II were honored on the Assembly and Senate floors during session.

2016 Budget & Policy Priorities

Last year, the Democratic members of the California Legislative Women's Caucus helped advance the nation's strongest equal pay law for women, positioning California as a leader in the fight to improve the economic lives of women and families.

This year, the Democratic women are back with a package of policy and budget priorities to further advance the lives of women and their families, the structures that support the California workforce and the economic future of the state.

California Implements Fair Pay Act

On the verge of implementation of the strongest equal pay law in the nation, Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Arquette joined Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair of the Legislative Women's Caucus, during a press conference to discuss the California Fair Pay Act that goes into effect January 1, 2016.

2015 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California

Mar 19, 2015

Highlights from the 2015 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California, created by Mount Saint Mary's University.

Equal Pay

The gender wage gap in California contributes to its high rate of poverty and adversly affects women in nearly every field, no matter their income or educatinoal status.


Women's Voices - A Speaker's Series with Sheryl Sandberg

Aug 21, 2013

The California Legislative Women's Caucus will be launching a speakers series called Women's Voices, and is pleased to announce that Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, will be the inaugural guest speaker.

Woman of the Year

In celebration of the contributions to society made by remarkable women throughout California, the Legislative Women's Caucus held the event this year on March 9th. See a list of this year's honorees.

Rededication of the Rose Anne Vuich Hearing Room

Mar 16, 2015

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León rededicates the Rose Ann Vuich Hearing Room, and unveils portraits in honor of the 42 trailblazing women Senators who have served in the California State Senate.

Action on Equal Pay

Feb 24, 2015

Democratic members of the California's Legislative Women's Caucus announce plans for legislation to address the wage gap that women face at work.