Commission Releases 2016 Annual Report: Connections

Tallahassee, FL (January 1, 2017) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women, is pleased to present the 2016 Annual Report, Connections, highlighting our program of work in 2016 and laying the groundwork for an aggressive strategic initiative for 2017. Our goal will continue to be focused on reaching out across the State and providing…

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Message Regarding IWPR’s The Status of Women in Florida Report

Tallahassee, FL (December 16, 2016) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women remains focused on providing a collaborate platform for those seeking information on issues that affect women, girls and their families in our state. We understand that each community in our state is unique, representing both rural and urban areas and that the…

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Palm Beach Post Reports on FCSW Financial Summit

FCSW and CFO Jeff Atwater Host First Financial Education Summit Palm Beach Post Story by Charles Elmore November 17, 2016 Click HERE to read the full story Jupiter, FL (November 17, 2016) —  Today, the Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) together with the Florida Department of Financial Services and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, launched Florida’s…

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Financial Summit

FCSW and CFO Jeff Atwater to Host First Florida Financial Education Summit Click here for registration information. Tallahassee, FL (November 14, 2016) — Studies show that 45% of Florida households, 3.2 million families are living paycheck to paycheck, and are just one unexpected expense from financial catastrophe. In an effort to address this issue, the Florida Commission on…

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Commission Presents FCSW Florida Achievement Awards

Commission Honors Outstanding Women for Volunteer Work in their Communities with FCSW Florida Achievement Award Tallahassee, FL (September 22, 2016) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women honored the following outstanding women with a FCSW Florida Achievement Award  for their work in improving the lives of women and families in their communities: Meg…

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Commission Announces Essay Contest

Commission Announces Women’s History Essay Contest Click here for official entry information. Tallahassee, FL (September 14, 2016) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is seeking entries for the 2017 Women’s History Essay Contest from students in grades 6–9. The Commission invites students to participate in order to gain a more relevant appreciation…

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Commission Seeks Nominations for 2016 Achievement Award

  The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is pleased to accepting nominations for the Florida Commission on the Status of Women’s (FCSW) Florida Achievement Award. The Commission will recognize meritorious women who have improved the lives of women of Florida and/or who have served as positive role models for women and girls in…

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Florida Women’s Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations for 2017

  Nominations for the 2017 Florida Women’s Hall of Fame are now being accepted through July 15, 2016 by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Since its inception in 1982, the Hall of Fame has recognized and honored Florida women who, through their lives and works, have made significant contributions to the improvement…

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Commission Announces Research Initiative

  Tallahassee, FL (February 2, 2016) —  The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today that it is joining with the Florida State University Center for Demography & Population Health Applied Demographics Studio to target priority issues facing Florida women and families through 2021. The Commission has travel throughout the state over…

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Commission Announces Women’s History Essay Contest Winners

Tallahassee, FL (December 30, 2015) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women announced the winners of their first Women’s History Essay Contest 2015 in two categories: 6-7 grades and 8-9 grades. In the 6-7 grade category, first place was awarded to Michael Gold of Pembroke Pines, second place was awarded to Grace Stanley of…

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