FCSW Commissioner Eccleston hosts Secretary Lee, Florida Suffrage Tea Time Commissioner Sophia Eccleston hosts Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee for Florida Suffrage Tea Time, a monthly livestreaming series of fun and informative interviews, presentations, and discussions commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. In this episode, Secretary Lee chronicles the…Details
July, 2020 — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women announces the close of nominations for the 2020 Spirit of Community Awards. The commissioners look forward to reading about all the Florida women making a difference everyday in their communities.
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Spanish Flu and its Impact on Women’s Suffrage with Dr. Katheryn Steinhaus, Seminole State College and FCSW Commissioner Rachel Saunders Plakon The Florida Commission on the Status of Women, in partnership with the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, is excited to announce Florida Suffrage Tea Time, a virtual series of monthly fun and informative interviews,…Details
A Woman’s Heart Local and National Black Women Leaders Discuss Racism, Impact, and Change FCSW is honored to host local and national Black women leaders for a discussion on racism, the impact of racism on black and brown communities, and effecting change as individuals, in communities, and throughout the nation. Join us on Tuesday, June…Details
FCSW Hosts Virtual Lunch and Learn: Covid-19 Impact Expert Panel Florida Commission on the Status of Women is committed to providing resources and information in support of the empowerment and success of women. FCSW Lunch and Learn sessions bring together commissioners, experts in their fields, advocates, and other community members to explore key issues concerning…Details
As the calendar turned to 2020, women across the nation anticipated celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Centennial and the great advances women have made over the last 100 years. However, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic quickly and quietly turned back many women’s advancements, especially in the workplace. The economic and social impacts have been felt…Details
Voices of Florida Women Florida is the country’s third largest state by population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The state has grown from approximately 13 million residents in 1990, to nearly 22 million in 2019, with continued growth expected. Women and girls make up 51.2% of Florida’s total population – approximately 10.9 million individuals…Details
FLORIDA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF WOMEN’S HISTORY ESSAY CONTEST Tallahassee, FL (February 6, 2020) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) honored the winners of its 6th annual Women’s History Essay Contest today during a celebration luncheon on the 22nd floor of the Florida Capitol as part of…Details
Tallahassee, FL (February 5, 2020) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the election of its 2020 Officers. “We welcome these new officers, who make up our 2020 executive committee. Each brings valuable perspectives from the areas of education, business, and public service, as well as a commitment to our mission of improving…Details