About the Commission

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

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Resilience Scholarship

The scholarship program was created in 1999. This is when the Commission for Women hosted an annual Run/Walk event to raise funds for young women. 

The Commission has taken proceeds from this and other annual events in order to provide over 300 young women supplemental educational scholarships.


Annual Women of The Year Award

Congratulations to the 2024 Women of the Year Honorees


Nomination Application

Nomination Application for "Women of the Year" Awards.

Celebrating 104 years of passion, purpose and progress as we look to the past and craft the future.

LA County Has 5+ Million Women And Girls

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Narrowing The Health-Wealth Gap

To View the LACCW Narrowing the Health-Wealth Gap Event please click on the link below.


Helping Hands

You are not alone - help is here for you. Visit the Los Angeles County Commission for Women's website Helping Hands tab to access Rape Crisis Centers and Crisis Hotlines. 


Promoting Child Care Equity

To View the LACCW Promoting Child Care Equity webinar please click on the link below.

2023 Report on the Status of Women in LA County

This 2023 Report on the Status of Women in Los Angeles County (Status Report) is the latest in a series of reports commissioned by the Los Angeles County Commission for Women, prepared by the Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s University. The 2023 Status Report, the Commission prioritized four broad interdependent areas that would inform their work on the behalf of women: education, economic security, health, and safety.