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Women's Commission

On May 8th, 2019 the governing body adopted Resolution 2019-24 establishing a Women's Commission to identify opportunities to improve City of Santa Fe programs and policies and to strengthen the quality of life of women and girls in Santa Fe so that they can thrive, personally and professionally. The Women's Commission is comprised of seven members and two alternates residing in the City of Santa Fe. 

VISION

The vision of the Women's Commission is to ensure that women and girls in the City of Santa Fe, regardless of gender identity or expression, are empowered and leveraged to achieve their full potential, one that celebrates and values the rich diversity and intersectionality of our community. 

MISSION

The mission of the Women's Commission is to advance gender equity in social, health, environmental, economic, and political systems in the City of Santa Fe, in order for women and girls to thrive personally and professionally. The Commission's work will use an intersectional lens that centers historical injustices, diverse voices, and the lived experiences of women and girls to guide its work. The Commission will identify opportunities to improve the City of Santa Fe's policies and programs, and will work in collaboration with community advocates ad organizations to identify community needs and inform its work. 

STRATEGIC PLAN

Women's Commission Strategic Plan 2021 - English

Women's Commission Strategic Plan 2021 - Spanish 

 

COMMISSION MEMBERS

Dr. Candice Flint, Chair

Sasha Anderson

Olivia Sloan

Araseli Varela

Fatima Van Hattum

Gabriela Schwenker

Vickie Gabin

Kate Cleaver

Carla Bachechi

 

FEATURED NEW MEXICO WOMEN

Nina Otero-Warren, New Mexico suffragist and educator, to appear on U.S quarter

 

 

 

STAFF

Julie J Sanchez, Division Director, Youth and Family Services

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505.955.6678

Anna Cale Pendas, Project Administrator, Youth and Family Services

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505.955.6236

MEETINGS

The Santa Fe Women's Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:30pm. Currently, meetings are exclusively virtual on Zoom. Zoom links, meeting agendas and other materials can be found: 

https://santafe.primegov.com/public/portal

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