Commission on the Status of Women

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UPDATE: Virtual Meeting Information

The Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) held a meeting on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 4:30p.m. via Microsoft Teams pursuant to State of Florida Executive Order 20-69 (Emergency Management-COVID-19-Local Government Public Meetings).
To listen to a recording of the meeting, Contact Nicole Spradley at 904-255-8933 or


Within its authority, the Commission shall act to: 

  • Develop a public consciousness of the talents of women, with special emphasis on the utilization of those talents as equal partners in the private, business, governmental and civic community;

  • Encourage women to become actively involved in matters pertaining to the government and community; 

  • Work toward utilization of capable women in roles of leadership;

  • Act as a source of information for women including, but not limited to, employment opportunities, education, harassment, and discrimination against women; and

  • Focus attention on the needs of underserved women and/or women with special needs.

Upcoming Events

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August 24, 2020 (Virtual)

Meetings are regularly scheduled the fourth Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m.
Ed Ball Building, 214 North Hogan Street, 7th Floor, Room 721
Jacksonville, FL 32202

All meetings are open to the public. Comments are welcome.

Download the MCSW 2020 Calendar for a full list of upcoming meetings.

For past minutes: Meeting Minutes/Notes

Request meeting packets from the Friday prior to the meeting by 1:00 p.m.

Past Events

Dr. Mary L. Gatta FlyerAging into Poverty - Dr. Mary Gatta

April 25, 2019
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
City Hall at St. James Building
117 W. Duval St.
1st Floor, Lynwood Roberts Room
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Dr. Gatta is a profesor of sociology at City University of New York. Her research on economic issues facing women is quite extensive and ongoing. Dr. Gatta is a dynamic speaker with commanding knowledge of  the economic issues facing womenof different ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds.She will be presenting a book talk on her latest publication, Waiting on Retirement: Aging and Economic Insecurity in Low-Wage Work (Studies in Social Inequality). 

Equal Pay Day

April 2, 2019

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