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…

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Commission Seeks Nominations for 2019 Spirit of Community Awards

Tallahassee, FL – Nominations for the 2019 Spirit of Community Awards are now being accepted through August 30, 2019, by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. The Spirit of Community Award recognizes meritorious women and men who have improved the lives of women of Florida and have served as positive role models for women and…

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Florida Commission on the Status of Women Announces 2019 Officers

Tallahassee, FL (February 5, 2018) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the election of its 2019 Officers. “We welcome these new officers, who make up our 2019 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…

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2019 Women’s Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline Extended

Commission Extends 2019 Women’s Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline Click here for official entry information. Tallahassee, FL (January 31, 2019) —  Good news! In order to accommodate the challenging schedule posed on the Florida Panhandle due to Hurricane Michael, the Florida Commission on the Status of Women has extended the deadline for the 2019 Florida Women’s Hall of…

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Commission Releases 2018 Annual Report

Tallahassee, FL (January 1, 2019) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women, is pleased to present its 2018 Annual Report, The report focuses on the economic security of Florida’s women and families. Women currently comprise approximately 51% of the State’s total population, according to the US Census Bureau, and therefore play a vital role…

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Women’s History Essay Contest Deadline Extended

Commission Announces 2019 Women’s History Essay Contest Click here for official entry information. Tallahassee, FL (November 30, 2018) —  Good news! In order to accommodate the challenging schedule posed on the Florida Panhandle due to Hurricane Michael, the Florida Commission on the Status of Women has extended the deadline for the 2019 Women’s History Essay Contest to December…

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Florida Commission on the Status of Women Welcomes Sophia Eccleston

Tallahassee, FL (November 4, 2018) — Commissioner and Army Veteran Sophia Eccleston has been appointed to the Commission by Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis.  joined Florida Power and Light Company (FPL) seven years ago and is a member of the External Affairs group. As an External Affairs (EA) manager in Palm Beach County, Sophia is responsible for advocating…

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