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Women, their Families and the Workforce

Public meeting about the status of women to be held Nov. 4 @GBC

Women, their Families and the Workforce.What: Public Meeting to get responses to the question: "What do women need to successfully join the workforce and take care of their families?" A motivational presentation will be given by Elko Family Resource Center Executive Director Judy Andreson, on how to get out of our own way to achieve our goals!

Why: Responses will be used to prepare a report to help Legislators know what they can do to best help Nevada women succeed.

When: Friday, Nov. 4 at 9:30 a.m.

Elko: Great Basin College Health Sciences Building, room 107.
Winnemucca: GBC, room 122.
Ely: GBC, room 112.
Pahrump: GBC, room 115.

Who: People from businesses, social services, education, or personal experience who have information and ideas about how to help women successfully join the workforce and take care of their families.

Bring your ideas in writing as testimony to submit to the Commission for Women the day of the public meeting. If you are not able to attend in person or if you wish to submit your responses electronically, please take a few minutes to complete the questionnaire at this link:

For more information, contact Mary Woods, staff person for the Nevada Commission for Women at

For More Information Contact

Kayla McCarson
Marketing/Social Media Specialist, Student Services
Phone: (775) 753-2105

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