California For All Women

California For All Women 

The Office of the First Partner is dedicated to furthering the cause of gender equity in California, and lifting up women and their families by ensuring that women can thrive both at work and at home. To learn more about our initiatives to support California’s women, click on the links below.


Equal Pay CA is a partnership between the Office of the First Partner, the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, and California’s Labor and Workforce development Agency to close the pay gap in California. Learn more, and take steps to join us by clicking on the graphic! 

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission 

The First Partner serves as a member of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, a federal commission created by Congress to commemorate and coordinate the nationwide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. To learn more about how to join the national celebrations, follow us on socials: @womensvote100.

California Women Rising Summit

California Women Rising: Partnership. Power. Transformation. is a first of its kind convening presented by the Office of the First Partner, the Women’s Foundation of California, and The California Endowment on June 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. This day-long summit will bring together movement builders, business leaders, policy makers, and grassroots leaders to collaborate and develop solutions to our most pressing challenges that advance equity and representation, and improve the lives of women across the state.

The California Museum 

The California Museum — home of the California Hall of Fame — engages, educates, and enlightens people about California’s rich history, diversity, and unique influence on the world of ideas, innovation, art, and culture. The Office of the First Partner has partnered with the museum to uplift remarkable California woman who have made their mark on our state, and to ensure that California women’s stories are being told, celebrated, and shared.

California Votes For Women 

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of California’s ratification of the 19th Amendment, we hosted a day of community programming at the California Museum, culminating in a fireside chat with Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the importance of a women’s right to vote and our progress over the last 100 years. Check out the event in its entirety in the video player!

California Hall of Fame 

Every year the Office of the Governor and the First Partner host some of California’s most notable residents to induct them into the California Hall of Fame, in partnership with the California Museum. This year we had the pleasure of honoring an extraordinary group of inductees who have made lasting impressions on our #CaliforniaForAll! Take a look at the full program in the video player! 

Check out some other ways we are championing women and their families!


The Office of the First Partner has been a champion of CalEITC- a cost of living refund that helps women and working families put money back into their pockets. Last year, California expanded the CalEITC so people making up to $30,000 per year now qualify, and we added a NEW Young Child Tax Credit for families with children under the age of 6. To learn more about CalEITC and if you might quality, visit or take a quick peek at the video!