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- Join Us for a panel discussion on the wage gap. Speakers will address the wage gap in public and private workplaces, navigate legal remedies, discuss strategies in specific cases, and develop best practices for employers.
This event is free and open to the public in recognition of Equal Pay Awareness Month in Santa Clara County. 2 MCLE credits offered
Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Moderator, Office of Women's Policy
Rachael Langston, Legal Aid Society
Marcia Mitchell, EEOC
Jennifer Reisch, ERA
Ruth Silver Taube - Supervising Attorney, Workers' Rights Clinic, Santa Clara University School of Law; Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center
Kelly Jenkins-Pultz, DOL Women's Bureau
For more information, contact The Office of Women's Policy:
(408) 299-5135 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is sponsored by:
AAUW San Jose - DOL Women's Bureau Region IX - Equal Pay Coalition - Equal Rights Advocates - EEOC San Jose & San Francisco - Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center - Katherin & George Alexander Community Law Center - OFCCP San Francisco & San Jose - County of Santa Clara Office of Women's Policy
When & Where
County of Santa Clara Office of Women's Policy
Developed in the spirit of collaboration between the County and the community in 1998, the Office of Women’s Policy is a leading voice in Silicon Valley on the needs of women and girls, serving as a catalyst for awareness and action on current and emerging issues that impact women's health, safety and security. Through analysis, research and strategic collaboration, OWP works to ensure that programs and services, and also systems and policy support women's leadership, full equality and advancement in the home, at work and in the community.
- Serve as a bridge between County and community to ensure the voice of women and girls is present in decision-making
- Conduct outreach and dialogue to identify and raise awareness of current and emerging issues for women and girls
- Strategically collaborate to better leverage resources, identify programs and services, and examine the effectiveness of policy and systems in meeting the needs of women and girls
- Influence the legislative process at the local, state and national levels
Our Major Policy Tracks
Everything we do at the Office of Women's Policy is guided by the belief that we must leverage the strength of women and girls to create a local, strong, sustainable economy that is equitable to all. Our major policy tracks for action include:
- Violence and Crime