Florida Commission on the Status of Women Honors Volunteers with Spirit of Community Award

Tallahassee, FL (November 2019) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women will honor the following outstanding women with the 2019 Spirit of Community Award for their work in improving the lives of women and families in their communities:  Sharon Berrian of Tallahassee Chase Hartman of Tampa Lauren DePaola of Gainesville Tina Kadolph of Sanford Sharon…

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four FCSW Commissioners to the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission

Tallahassee, FL (September 24, 2019) — Governor Ron DeSantis has announced the appointment of Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Núñez as chair of the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission and the appointments of Representative Ana Maria Rodriguez, Representative Kim Daniels, Judith Bense, Nancy Acevedo, Jennifer Houghton Canady, Sophia Eccleston, Rachel Saunders Plakon, Helen Aguirre Ferre, Senator Lauren…

Commission Launches Online Survey

Tallahassee, FL (September 6, 2019) — Wanting to be responsive to the specific concerns and needs of women in Florida, the Florida Commission on the Status of Women asks women to share about the challenges they encounter in their everyday lives through the 2019 Voices of Florida Women Online Survey. Available through November 30, 2019, they survey coincides with the 2019…

2019 Voices of Florida Women

Tallahassee, FL (September 6, 2019) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is conducting a series of public forums around the state inviting women in Florida’s diverse regions and communities to talk to us about the challenges they encounter in their everyday lives. The 2019 Voices of Florida Women Listening Tour is a coordinated partnership with local…

2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Plans Underway

var _ctct_m = “6db95c4d6df8e1a5ab8881c5bd47d435”; Tallahassee, FL (August 2, 2019) —  During the 2019 Legislative Session, Legislation was passed and signed by Governor Ron DeSantis to create the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee, charged with ensuring a statewide observance of the centennial of women’s suffrage in 2020 (Statute 267.0618). While we await the announcement of the appointees to…