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Hampshire-Franklin Research Report Listening Session
October 28 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts (WFWM) released the full research report on the Status of Women and Girls in Western Massachusetts, 2019 and the Key Findings on the Status of Women and Girls in Western Massachusetts, 2019 on September 20, 2019. Following the launch, we are cohosting Listening Sessions with the Regional Commissions on the Status of Women and Girls in Western Massachusetts throughout October and November 2019.
This Listening Session is the first of the tour and is scheduled for October 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. during the meeting for the Hampshire-Franklin County Commission on the Status of Women (Hampshire-Franklin CSW) at the Smith College Campus Center, Rooms 103/104, 100 Elm Street, Northampton, Mass. 01063.
The publication of the full research report and key findings marks a new milestone for the WFWM to collect intergenerational, intersectional data that will serve as a resource to inform the WFWM direction. This report will also equip the organizations in Western Massachusetts who are serving women and girls with the knowledge to identify problems concretely and propose evidence-based solutions for the region.
The Listening Sessions will serve as the channel for the region’s constituents to share their reflections with the WFWM on the report and to share directive feedback on how the data compiled in future iterations of the research report may better serve this region. If you plan to attend the October 28th Hampshire-Franklin Listening Session, please RSVP below.
To read the full report and/or key findings, go to mywomensfund.org/wma-women-and-girls/
About the Hampshire-Franklin CSW: HD#1867 Act Established in January 11th, 2017 a Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women. This legislation has created a permanent Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women, consisting of nine individuals to be appointed by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. Per its enabling legislation, the Hampshire-Franklin Commission is charged with conducting an ongoing study of matters concerning women within Hampshire and Franklin counties. The Commission is mandated to report its findings to the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women annually and to recommend solutions to the challenges facing the women and girls of the Hampshire-Franklin area.
To learn more about the Hampshire-Franklin CSW, check out their Facebook page.