Commission on the Status of Women

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Notice is hereby given that the Honorable Scott B. Wilson, President of the Jacksonville City Council hereby CANCELS “ALL MEETINGS” of the Jacksonville City Council, Agenda Meetings, Boards, Commissions, Standing Committee Meetings scheduled for March 16, 2020 through April 5, 2020.
Cancellations of meetings are due to escalating health and safety issues associated with COVID-19 and for the concern of the public well-being.


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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March 23, 2020

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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