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GCOSW Board of Directors Meeting Notes

January 24, 2017 at 5:30p.m. 2100 NW 53rd Ave. Suite A (Peaceful Paths). Present were Taraneh Darabi, Victoria Condor-Williams, Kristy Sasser, Molly McGowan and Chuck Dale 5:30 P.M. Introductions/Sign-In 5:35 P.M. Calendar for year (attached) Updates on: 1. Treasurer’s Report – a. Current Balance – $7683.34 2. Reports: a. Education…

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Citizenship Workshop

MARK YOUR CALENDARS & HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! ARE YOU READY TO BECOME A U.S. CITIZEN? Receive FREE legal assistance on your application FREE CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP Sunday, June 12 & 26 3:00pm- 6:00pm St.  Augustine Catholic Church 1738 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603 Info: 352-222-6601 Please contact to register…

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Annual Conference

Our GCOSW Conference was a wonderful day of good programs and speakers, much Thanks to everyone who worked so hard on it. More information will be added soon about the speakers and issues. If you have feedback, please email to  


Welcome to our website! We are happy to provide information for other users interested in the Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women and assorted activities we are involved in. To find specific information, there is a search panel on the right and you can go through the archives. E-mail…

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Myth of Equality in the Workplace

CEDAW Update “The Myth of Equality in the U.S. Workplace” This article appeared in Huffington Post. Read here – By JoAnn Kamuf Ward & Hillary Scrivani Despite the United States’ array of legal protections, women continue to face barriers to equality and the full enjoyment of their human rights. Currently,…

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Feb Meeting Date and Jan Minutes

Our next meeting is on February 15, 2016 at Peaceful Paths, 2100 NW 53rd Ave. Suite A Gainesville, FL 32653. GCOSW Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 1/11/2016 Attended by: Molly McGowan, Taraneh Darabi, Kristy Sasser, Bella Blizzard and guests Giselle Honeycutt and Angie Chesser Meeting started at 5:35 p.m. Updates-…

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