Executive Committee Meeting Scheduled for October 18, 2017 at 5:30 pm
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Welcome to the Pima County Tucson Women’s Commission website. Women’s equality has yet to be achieved. Although we have come “a long way baby,” there is still much work to be done to achieve equality in all aspects of women’s lives.
While women are out-distancing men in entrance to law school, for example, they are still in the minority in heading corporations, whether it’s in law, business or the medical fields as well as in politics.
If women get paid a lower wage in their first job, they may end up stuck in this cycle their entire lives. The Women’s Commission invites you to work with us in moving employers, policymakers and individuals to make positive change toward pay equity for all women and end discrimination against women in the areas of education, employment, credit, housing, community services and related fields.
A BIG THUMBS UP TO GIRLS MAKING MEDIA Girls Making Media created this piece describing the history of the Women's Commission in Tucson/Pima County, Arizona. Girls Making Media is funded by the
American Association of University Women, WomanKraft and Earth Web Media.
Pima County Tucson Women’s Commission
240 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: (520) 624-8318
The Women’s Commission was established by Tucson City Council ordinance on December 8, 1975, after a year of work by a coalition of community women. Its mandate was to “expose, eliminate and prevent discrimination against women and to assist women in attaining full equality of opportunity in all aspects of life.”
The Women’s Commission is specifically empowered to represent the rights and needs of the women of Tucson and Pima County, to investigate women’s issues, to conduct hearings, to compile reports and to make recommendations to the mayor and City Council and to the Pima County Board of Supervisors. The Women’s Commission is established as an official agency to promote equal opportunity in all aspects of life.
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MISSION To provide Pima County and the City of Tucson, an official agency, the Pima County/Tucson Women’s Commission, to assist women to achieve equality of opportunity in all aspects of life in our Republic, and to take positive action to expose, eliminate, and prevent the practice of discrimination against women.