Commission on the Status of Women

Commission on the Status of Women

Mission

To maximize parity for women and girls by supporting elimination of gender discriminatory services and practices.

Purpose

The Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women was created in 1975 to help eliminate discrimination and prejudice against women in such areas as housing, employment, health services, childcare, education, transportation, credit, legal rights, and community services.

The commission consists of seventeen (17) members appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Each supervisor can nominate three members from their district. There is one seat available to a member of the County’s Human Relations Commission and one seat is available to the Alameda County Mayors' Conference.

Contact the COSW

You may contact the COSW by contacting Commission staff at the information below:

  • Kim Fogel
    Administrative Specialist II
    Alameda County Social Services Agency
    Office of Public Affairs and Community Relations
    (510) 645-9339
    krfogel@acgov.org

Commission on the Status of Women Calendar

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, all Commission meetings will be held virtually, and meeting participation will be made available to the public on this site. Public participation is welcome. Please see the meeting information below.

The Commission normally meets the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Meeting schedule is subject to change.

The Commission welcomes you to its meetings and your interest is appreciated. Public comment is permitted after each item on the agenda. If you wish to speak on a matter on the agenda or during public input:

  • Instructions on joining a meeting by video conference are available at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-meeting
  • If using a laptop: use the raise your hand button. When you are called to speak, please unmute your speaker.
  • If calling in: dial *9 to raise your hand to speak. When you are called to speak, the host will unmute you to enable you to speak. If you decide not speak, you may hang up and dial back into the meeting or simply notify the host you do not wish to speak when you are unmuted and asked to speak. When addressing the Commission, please give your name for the record before your presentation. If you wish to speak on a matter not on the agenda, please wait until the Chair calls for public input at the end of the Regular Calendar. NOTE: Only matters within the Commission’s jurisdiction may be addressed. Time limitations shall be at the discretion of the Chair.
Recurring event

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting

Second Wednesday of each month - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Online

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting

To access the agenda (normally available at least 72 hours in advance) for this meeting as well as previous minutes please visit our Commission on the Status of Women page.

To participate in meetings of the Commission on the Status of Women:

https://zoom.us/j/93116251643

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Or Telephone:

Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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Webinar ID: 931 1625 1643

International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aPPSJQOZH

March 10, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Commission on the Status of Women - Policy and Advocacy Committee

Virtual meeting

See instructions below for remote participation

The Commission on the Status of Women - Policy and Advocacy Committee will meet Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Download the agenda. 
To participate:https://zoom.us/j/93116251643
Or iPhone one-tap : 
US: +16699006833,,93116251643# or +14086380968,,93116251643#Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 or 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) or 877 853 5257 (Toll Free)

Webinar ID: 931 1625 1643

International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aPPSJQOZH