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Commission Publications

 

Commission Publications

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Commission Roster

 

Commission Roster

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Educational Scholarship Application

 

Educational Scholarship Application

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Commission for Women

 

On March 18, 1975, a motion was introduced to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to prepare a draft ordinance to establish an independent County Commission for Women. A 15-member commission was created to represent the special interests and concerns of women of all races, ethnic and social backgrounds, religious convictions, sexual orientation and social circumstances.



1 OUT OF EVERY 8 CALIFORNIANS IS A WOMAN OR GIRL LIVING IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY




2018 Report on the Status of Women in Los Angeles County

The 2018 Report on the Status of Women in Los Angeles County offers a portrait of the 5.2 million women and girls residing in our county. Based primarily on data from the United States Census, the report includes a demographic overview of the ethnicity, age, race, family relationships, and veteran status of women and girls in LA County. Sections on educational attainment, economic wellbeing, home and family, health, and violence against women offer data, tables, and graphics of how women and girls are faring here on a wide variety of indicators of wellbeing. The report was commissioned by the Los Angeles County Commission for Women and conducted by Mount Saint Mary’s University. It was published on January 2019.


 
L.A. County has 5.1 million women and girls
 
48% LATINA
25% WHITE
16% ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER
8% AFRICAN AMERICAN
3% OTHER