Areas of Focus

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  • Advise the Mayor and City Council members regarding issues related to girls and women in the City of Fairfax.
  • Collaborate with other agencies and organizations focused on addressing the needs of girls and women.
  • Seek opportunities to support local charities during events sponsored by the Commission for Women.
  • Sponsor and support initiatives that heighten public awareness of human trafficking, domestic violence, and other illegal activities that especially impact girls and women.
  • Recognize and celebrate the achievements of girls and women who make significant contributions to improving the lives of residents in the City of Fairfax.
  • Advocate for policies and practices that particularly impact girls and women.
  • Expand public Awareness about the work of the Commission for Women to inform city residents and enable them to seek information and support as needed.
  • Foster the empowerment of women through supporting the development of skills that will enable them to thrive in their various roles throughout the community.
  • Access and analyze data to help inform the Commission for Women's areas of focus, advocacy and decision making and regularly review commission practices and operational procedures to help ensure transparency, timeliness, relevance and consistency with the expectations of the Mayor, City Council and City of Fairfax residents.