Through these programs, along with other successes:

  • at-risk girls enter and successfully complete college, and step into leadership roles in schools, communities, and homes
  • women establish homeownership for themselves and their children, give back to the community by designing and implementing new or additional community service programs, and transition their families into safe and secure housing
Leadership Institute for Political and

Leadership Institute for Political and Public Impact (LIPPI)

LIPPI, a 10-month leadership institute, offers women education and training to advance their professional, political and personal leadership goals while helping them to examine and address the internal, external and systemic barriers to women's leadership.

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Status of Women in Western Massachusetts Report

Released September 2013

This report provides current data on women and girls living in the four western counties of Massachusetts. It is a source of information covering a wide range of indicators at the local and state level including demographics, economic security, educational attainment, health and wellness, political participation, and gerontology.

Read the full report.