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Our mission is to advance the educational attainment and economic security of women and girls in Southeastern Massachusetts.

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CREATING PATHWAYS FOR WOMEN TO ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE CLICK BELOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LIFEWORK PROJECT.

The Women's Fund 15th Anniversary

The theme for our 15th Anniversary is Funding More Futures. Click below for more information.

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The Women's Fund is a fund-raising and grant-making organization. When we work collaboratively with other community organizations we position ourselves as partners, not experts, in addressing

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We are so proud of the graduates for their accomplishments in this step in building their bridge to self-sufficiency. Click below for more photographs of the event.

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For Immediate Release: MA Ranks 9th Nationally on Women’s Health and Safety; South Coast Fares Worse

Reproductive Rights Chapter -5.6.2015 IWPR Report Violence & Safety 2015 05 Access to Paid Sick Days in the States 5-18-2015 Health and Well-Being Chapter -5.6.2015

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On Equal Pay Day, Women’s Fund Announces Task Force

Click Here for Task Force Announcement Press Release

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Our View: Working for women

Read the Standard Times Article here

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Funding More Futures! Task Force to create a clear path for women to become economically self-sufficient.

Funding More Futures! Task Force to create a clear path for women to become economically self-sufficient. ‪#‎fundingmorefutures‬ ‪#‎wfsema‬ Valerie Bassett, the Women’s Fund of Southeastern MA, Jean Fox of the...

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Excited to represent the @PublicPolicyCtr at NB City Hall today, supporting @WomensFund_SEMA #EqualPayDay #payequity

Excited to represent the @PublicPolicyCtr at NB City Hall today, supporting @WomensFund_SEMA #EqualPayDay #payequity

Poverty & Opportunity Report April 8, 2015

Poverty & Opportunity Report April 8, 2015

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Today is Early Education and School Age Provider Day at the Massachusetts State House!

Today is Early Education and School Age Provider Day at the Massachusetts State House! The Put MA Kids First Coalition and allies will be talking about why it is so...

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For Immediate Release: Poverty Rates for Women in SouthCoast Cities are Double MA Rate. Despite Educational Gains in the Past 25 Years, Women in Massachusetts Still Face Higher Rates of Poverty Than Men

Poverty Rates for Women in SouthCoast Cities are Double MA Rate. Despite Educational Gains in the Past 25 Years, Women in Massachusetts Still Face Higher Rates of Poverty Than Men...

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Our View: Beyond the gender wage gap

Check out a third part of the Fall River Herald News’ great coverage of the Women’s Fund and the recent IWPR report on women’s earnings and employment: a powerful opinion...

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Gender wage gap still isn’t close to closing

Coverage by Deborah Allard at the Heraldnews.com about wage inequities in MA and across the nation. Even within the same fields, a gender and racial/ethnic wage gap persists. Let’s close...