Research & Publications

Our current and previous research and publications are available for download below. Choose a link below to begin downloading the PDF file.

2019-2020 Annual Report

The 2019-2020 annual CSWG report highlights the efforts of the Commission to increase awareness of The Effects of Trauma on the Mental Health of Women and Girls, which was the theme of the Commission year. The CSWG aimed to lead Tallahassee and Leon County to become a more trauma-informed community in their work through the year. This report details three policy recommendations for the City of Tallahassee and Leon County, each of which related to the work of one of the three CSWG Committees.

2018-2019 Annual Report

The 2018-2019 annual CSWG report focuses on the efforts of the Commission to raise awareness about and develop collaborative strategies to address pressing issues involving women and girls in Tallahassee-Leon County, including high rates of poverty or financial insecurity among women, high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and strategies for reducing the occurrence of sexual assault and power-based violence against women.

2017-2018 Annual Report

The 2017-2018 annual CSWG report focuses on the change of structure of the commission and a refocusing of efforts based on the findings of previous reports. The three committees, Health and Development, STEM and Economic Security, and Violence and Safety all contributed to their areas of focus through research, public hearings, and events. This year’s report shares those stories along with the goals of each committee going forward. 

2016-2017 Annual Report

The 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 CSWG focused on identifying the issues that girls face in the Tallahassee/Leon County community. Below is the annual report that presents these issues from the viewpoint of the community and the extended addendum.

2015-2016 Annual Report

2014-2015 Full Report

Report on Sexual Violence Response in Tallahassee/Leon County

Building Bridges to Economic Security for Women and Girls

In the 2014-2015 Commission year, the CSWG focused on building bridges to economic security for women and girls. Check out some of the work that they accomplished.

Local Sexual Assault Report Shows Progress, Needs by Jessica Lowe-Minor (Tallahassee Democrat MyView)

What is CHSP? (Fact sheet on what CHSP is and how it benefits the community)

Increase in CHSP Funding Neededby Jane Johnson (Tallahassee Democrat MyView)

Women Often Targets for Identity Theft by Jane Johnson and Sharon Ofuani Tallahassee Democrat MyView

A Call to Action: Improving the Status of Women & Girls in Tallahassee/Leon County 2013-2014

Report on the Status of Women and Girls in Leon County-2012