Mission of the Commission
The Phoenix Women's Commission provides advocacy, leadership and support on issues facing women of all ages to enhance their quality of life. The commission promotes the participation of women in civic and public affairs and advises the mayor and City Council on women's issues.
The Phoenix Women's Commission meets monthly on the second Monday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Fire Administration Building, 150 S. 12th St., Administrative Conference Room. The commission is staffed by the Equal Opportunity Department. Visit the public meeting notices for meeting times. All meetings are open to the public.
The commission’s intent is to bring awareness to issues of significance to women, building a vital link between government and community. The commission is interested in receiving input from women’s organizations and individuals on issues concerning women.
The mayor and City Council appoint 17 members to three-year terms. Membership applications are available here.
The Phoenix Women's Commission is a member of the National Association of Commissions for Women. NACW is an organization that gives a national voice to commissions for women and creates an exchange of information and ideas among government, the private sector and women's organizations. To learn more about the NACW, visit its website at http://www.nacw.org.