Women

  • County of Santa Clara Leads Coalition to Fight the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Deny Women Access to Contraception

    SCC SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— On Tuesday May 29 the County of Santa Clara led a nationwide coalition to fight the Trump Administration’s efforts to roll back women’s access to cost-free contraception.  Together with the City of Oakland and 15 other cities, counties, and local agencies across the nation,...
  • SETTING BOUNDARIES EARLY ON IS VERY IMPORTANT

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Recently American society at all levels has been exposed to the fall-out of its own inability to openly and comfortably discuss its accepted sexual behavior standards necessary to deal with sexual harassments and abuses. Deep rooted cultural, philosophical, religious and social taboos must become known...
  • Report: Tipping Rule Change Would Cost Women $4.6 Billion

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As women’s marches take place across the country this Saturday, time is running out to put in your two cents about a rule proposed by the Trump administration that a new report says could cost female workers $4.6 billion in tips...
  • HUMANE COMMUNICATIONS AND RETHINKING SEX ED

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Many individuals use terms which are not fully defined or understood. One of those terms is ‘sexual harassment’ which is used more often now because of many such incidents in the workplace. Throughout history women have been strictly defined as chattel. Not too long ago...
  • HONORING HISPANIC WOMEN

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Too often Hispanic women are not recognized nor honored. Especially those who made significant contributions to society, public policy, and economic evolutionary developments in several efforts to mitigate the impact of being a member of a marginalized community. Many of these women were overshadowed by...
  • Monster Jam 2017

    Monster Jam está celebrando su 25 aniversario, y se presentará en el Levi’s Stadium de Santa Clara el sábado, 22 de abril. Además, este año es especial, ya que tenemos el mayor número de conductoras MUJERES en la historia de este espectáculo. No te pierdas las 14 camionetas que...
  • Se un partidario inteligente este mes de concientización sobre el cáncer de mama

    Better Business Bureau Octubre es el Mes de Concientización del Cáncer de Mama Nacional y los consumidores deben prepararse para rosa. El color está en todas partes en octubre – jugadores de futbol americano llevan zapatos y guantes de color rosa y rosa versiones de ropa y artículos para...
  • Affordable housing for the community

    Leagues of Women Voters Endorses Affordable Housing

    Santa Clara County – The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County announced Monday August 1st that they are endorsing the County’s Affordable Housing Bond measure that will appear before voters on the upcoming November ballot. The Council of the Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County represents...
  • Girls and Coding

    Andrea Chaves /U.S. Dept. of Education “You can’t be what you can’t see.” This is a common expression that, perhaps like me, you’ve heard many times. For the girls at the Young Women’s Leadership school where I teach in Astoria, New York, this is – sadly — the case....