Upcoming Friends COSW Sponsored Events

    • Friday, September 22, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • YWCA, 940 Powell Street, San Francisco


    The Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women Cordially Invites You to Join Us in Welcoming Members of The Association of California Commissions for Women for their Annual Meeting.

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 


    940 Powell Street, San Francisco

    Breaking the Grape Ceiling: Women in Wine Guest Speakers

    Lauren Ackerman

    Co-Founder, Ackerman Family Vineyards

    Pam Starr 

    Owner/Winemaker, Crocker & Starr Wines


    The Association of California Commissions for Women (ACCW) promotes viability, strength, and effectiveness by developing a statewide agenda on issues of concern to women within California. ACCW also ensures the implementation of key policy and legislative changes that address these concerns and giving California women the best quality of life possible.

    For more information about ACCW, visit

    For event questions, contact 

    Verna Liza Caba at 415.779.6636 or



    • Friday, November 03, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Golden Gate Ballroom @ the Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

    2017 CEDAW 

    Women's Human Rights Awards 


    Honoring the achievements of individuals and organizations who use their public roles to advance the rights of women and girls.  Awards are given for leadership demonstrated in multiple sectors of the community including education, entrepreneurship, government, health, labor, media, and philanthropy which represents the CEDAW principles.


    Friday, November 3, 2016 
    8:30 am - 11:00 am
    Golden Gate Ballroom - Marriott Marquis
    780 Mission @ 4th Street, San Francisco

    Sponsorship opportunities now available.  We will be pleased to customize a package that meets your goals and objectives.
    Contact Verna Liza Caba for more information: 

    CEDAW stands for the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an international bill of rights for women.  In 1998, San Francisco became the first city in the nation to adopt a local CEDAW Ordinance.


    For event questions or registration assistance, contact us via 
    email - or 
    call 415.77.WOMEN (415.779.6636)


    If you are unable to attend but would like to support our work, please consider making a tax-deductible gift.  Donate online at or send a check made payable to FriendsCOSW, PO Box 191482, San Francisco, CA 94119.  Thank you.

    The FRIENDS of the Commission on the Status of Women is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports the mission of the Commission on the Status of Women to promote the human rights of women and girls in San Francisco.  Tax ID #51-0183349.

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