Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Now Accepting Applications for CCICSW Vacant Seat

Applications are now being accepted to fill vacancies on the Cape Cod and Islands Commission on the Status of Women (CCICSW). 

(Application packet can be downloaded here.)

The Commission, which is comprised of 13 members from throughout the Cape and Islands, exists to provide a positive and effective voice for women and girls within the region.

Commissioners are drawn from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic backgrounds from throughout all towns of Barnstable and Nantucket counties including Bourne, Sandwich, Falmouth, Mashpee, Buzzards Bay, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster, Harwich, Chatham, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown.

The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women is now accepting applications for
this position. The MCSW welcomes all interested and qualified women to apply.

Further information may be requested by contacting the MCSW office at 617-626-6520 or mcsw@state.ma.us. The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) is an independent state agency whose mission is to advance women towards full equality in all areas of life. The MCSW provides a permanent, effective voice for women across Massachusetts.

The Cape and Islands Commission on the Status of Women was legislatively created in 2008, and is charged with conducting an ongoing study of matters concerning women of the Cape and Islands, reporting their findings annually to the MCSW, and recommending solutions.

The Commission’s duties include: studying, reviewing and reporting on the status of women on the Cape and Islands, promoting and facilitating collaboration among local women’s organizations, recommending policies that benefit women to agencies, officers of the state and local government and holding fact-finding hearings and other public forums as it may deem necessary.

Applications are welcomed from individuals residing in Barnstable, Dukes, or Nantucket counties with experience in issues pertaining to women.