Guided by the belief that all women and girls have the right to safe, joyous and creative lives, The Women’s Building has been advocating for women and their families since 1971. Critical issues of affordable housing, immigration and violence against women represent just a few of the longtime struggles for our clients. Read below to learn more about how we are expanding our advocacy program.

Advocacy for Affordable Housing

Advocating for affordable housing for the women and families in our own neighborhood through community coalitions.

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Speakers Series: Women Who are Changing the World

Our Women Speakers Series highlights dynamic women who have made important contributions to women’s human rights, social justice, and gender equality. Our Fall installment Bay Area Women Activists: From the Ground to the Sky features a panel of inspirational women activists. We hope you will join us November 1st!


Volunteers help us be more effective in our advocacy activities. Join us!

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Interested in learning more about our advocacy work?
Please call:

(415) 431-1180 ext. 11