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 and seek to end such practices.
  • 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 help mitigate cycles of poverty and other issues that particularly impact girls and women.
  • Advocate for architectural changes in city government buildings that increase accessibility and supports for city residents.
  • Access and analyze data for the City of Fairfax to help inform the commission’s areas of focus, advocacy, and decision making.
  • Foster public awareness about the work of the Commission for Women to inform city residents and enable them to seek information and support as needed.