Tag Archives: mothers

WPI Fellows Strive to End Shackling of Pregnant Women

By Emma Mayerson, Development Assistant Tamaya Garcia has been fighting for Assembly Bill 568 for two years with our grant partner the Center for Young Women’s Development. AB 568 would ensure that the least restrictive restraints possible are used on pregnant women who are in jail. In other words, it would end the use of belly chains, leg irons, ankle restraints [...]

Grant Partners in the News

Congratulations to our grant partners who have been in the news recently! We are proud to support the ground-breaking efforts of these organizations. Since 1979, we have invested $28.8 million dollars supporting over 1,200 organizations in California whose work advances the health, safety and economic security of Californians. Banteay Srei was featured in the New [...]

Holga Photo Blog: Capturing Our Mothers’ Stories

“Growing up, hearing my mom’s stories, I never ever thought that we would have the same experience because we did not get along at all. But from hearing her stories, it made me realize how much we are alike in our life experiences, which makes me feel like I can relate to and understand her [...]

Child Care: A Key Building Block for Women’s Economic Security

“You can’t expect a family with young children to get on their feet and get jobs without child care.” – Patty Siegel, executive director, California Child Care Resource & Referral Network Join the Women’s Economic Security Campaign* (WESC) for their next webinar, which will share the findings of their most recent report: Child Care Matters: [...]

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