COVID-19 RESOURCES

The Women’s Commission wants to support the women of Marin while the Shelter in Place order is in effect. Below are some resources to help you stay informed and supported. Please keep yourselves and your families safe and healthy.

Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

Center for Domestic Peace mobilizes individuals and communities to transform our world so domestic violence no longer exists, creating greater safety, justice and equality.

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Marin County Covid 19 Resources

This document contains information to help Marin County residents facing hardship due to COVID-19 in receiving the assistance that they need.

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Stress Relief for Caregivers and Kids

Many of us are feeling a lot of stress right now. Even for adults, it can be tough to recognize that what we feel as irritability, difficulty focusing, insomnia or changes in appetite can actually be signs that are bodies are feeling the effects of stress.

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Marin Covid 19 Updates English

View the most recent information regarding COVID-19 in Marin County.

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Marin Covid 19 Updates Spanish

View the most recent information regarding COVID-19 in Marin County – Spanish.

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OUR VISION

We envision a diverse, fair and equitable Marin, where all women and children have the resources to live happy healthy and productive lives.

The Marin County Commission on the Status of Women was created by the Board of Supervisors in April, 1974, to ensure women equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities throughout the county. The Supervisors empowered the Commission to study problems, consult with the Board of Supervisors, prepare information, advise and counsel residents as well as County, State, and Federal officials concerning matters related to discrimination against women and the violation of women’s rights. The Commission may also conduct hearings and recommend improvements in related programs.

Today’s Commission brings renewed dynamism in carrying out its mandate and promoting a range of selected women’s issues. We seek to be a community catalyst and partner for positive change and a clearinghouse for efforts underway throughout the County.

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OUR VALUES

We Advocate for All Women

Equality Through

INITIATIVES

We Help Women Achieve Their Goals

Improve the visibility of positive female role models and women in the County

Partner with local organizations, agencies and groups to apply a “female lens” to their activities

Provide a safe learning space for teen girls to learn about topics of interest to them

Advocate for legislation that improves the lives of women and children

Provide resources specifically for women

Monitor County hiring practices

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” —Madeleine Albright

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