First 5 San Diego Participates in Women and Working Families Resource Workshop and Policy Summit
On September 2, 2014, Congressman Scott Peters, 52nd District of California and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, 72nd District of the California State Assembly hosted the Women and Working Families Resource Workshop and Policy Summit. The event discussed the hurdles women face, whether they are working full-time, striving to maintain a work-life balance, or seeking to re-enter the workforce after caring for their families. First 5 San Diego was among the local service providers on hand to share resources available to help women meet the needs of their busy lives. Other organizations represented included the National Latina Business Women Association, the San Diego Workforce Partnership, San Diego Community College District’s New Horizons/Gender Equity office, the Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, an instructor for financial literacy tools, 211 San Diego, the San Diego PTAC Contracting Opportunities Center, Head Start, and the Women Infants and Children Program.