Permanent Commission on the Status of Hartford Women

The Commission works to eliminate gender-based discrimination and improve the status of women in Hartford

Commissioners help improve the status of women in Hartford, study the conditions and needs of women of the city; hold forums or public meetings to gather information; provide information to the public; conduct outreach to encourage public participation to improve the status of women; serve as a mediator in matters concerning women; review and assess the effect of City programs and practices, including employment, wages, and benefits, on female employees of the City; make recommendations to Council regarding policies and practices as they affect women; and make recommendations for State statutory changes.

Supporting Department: Human Relations Office

Number of Members: 20

Membership Criteria

Membership shall reflect the social, economic, and racial spectrum of the community. 

Meeting Information & Materials

In 2017, the Hartford Court of Common Council voted unanimously to utilize a free platform known as for Boards & Commissions to easily post their meeting agendas and meeting minutes online.

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