Committees

Health and Development Committee

The Health and Development Committee of the CSWG is dedicated to increasing the awareness of health related needs of women and girls in Tallahassee and Leon County. The second goal of the CSWG Strategic Plan is that women and girls have sufficient control of their physical and mental health and feel supported in pursuing healthy social-emotional development. The initiatives that this committee executes include: 

a) Raise public awareness of the barriers to and issues impacting the physical, mental, and social-emotional health of women and girls.
b) Increase awareness of preventative measures to reduce negative impacts on the physical, mental, and social-emotional health of women and girls. 
c) Review and evaluate data, research, and resources. 
d) Develop best practices and policy recommendations to support the physical, mental, and social-emotional well-being of women and girls. 

Education and Economic Security Committee

The Education and Economic Security Committee is focused on the third goal of the CSWG Strategic Plan, which states that women and girls can achieve financial independence and economic security with access to educational opportunities and professional fields in which they are underrepresented. The initiatives focused on by this committee are:

a) Raise awareness of the barriers to economic security that women and girls face, including but not limited to, access to affordable and quality housing, healthcare, childcare, education, internet, and transportation.
b) Raise awareness of the benefits to representation by women and girls in fields and activities in which they are underrepresented.
c) Review and evaluate data, research, local policy, and resources.
d) Develop best practices and policy recommendations to support educational opportunity and economic security for women and girls.

Violence and Safety Committee

The mission of the Violence and Safety Committee (VSC) is to achieve the first goal of the CSWG Strategic Plan, which states that women and girls feel safe in their homes, workplaces, and public spaces. The initiatives associated with this focus are:

a) Raise public awareness of the prevalence of violence against women and girls, and the available educational resources.
b) Increase awareness of preventative measures to reduce the incidences of violence against women and girls.
c) Review and evaluate data, research, and resources.
d) Develop best practices and policy recommendations to support safety awareness and violence prevention.