Thank you for your tremendous support during the

2016 #YearOfTheGirl Summit!


 Announcing the Year of the Girl!

The Commission on the Status of Women & Girls is recognizing girls ages 5-17 who are doing great things in our community! If you know a girl who is making things happen let us know by filling out the nomination form below. Are you a girl who is doing something great? Nominate yourself!

Each month, we will recognize one outstanding girl in our community – look for our next honoree in September 2016!


Nomination Form – Required

Statemet of Release Form – REQUIRED

Year of the Girl- Frequently Asked Questions

Be sure to tag your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts with #YEAROFTHEGIRL! 


Meet Our September Year of the Girl Honoree: Faith Thomas!

About the September 2016 #YearOfTheGirl honoree: 
Faith Thomas, a tenth-grader at Florida High, is a conscientious a young woman who is committed to her family and her community. Faith is a member of the Junior Varsity basketball team, marching band, concert band, and track team at Florida High. Faith spends an average of 35 hours a month in extracurricular activities and volunteering.
She is steadfast, dependable, and tireless-even in the face of obstacles. This determination to succeed makes her a wonderful role model for her little sister and the younger girls that look up to her. Faith wants to become a firefighter when she grows up.
Her personal hashtag is #FaithOnFire!

2014-2015 Annual Report

The Commission has released their Annual Report for the 2014-2015 year. To check out what the CSWG has accomplished over the past year, please click here.

Interested in the CSWG speaking at your next meeting?

Let us know! We have a Speakers Bureau that would be excited to talk to other community groups about the work our Commissioners are doing in Tallahassee/Leon County! Contact our Staff Liaison, Ayana Y. Powell, at or (850) 222-2747 for more information.