Bipartisan grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women's participation in the political field and creating a political power base working for equality.
The Women In Politics (WIP)Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit, non-partisan endowment dedicated to political equality. We are Democrats, Independents and Republicans who seek equal representation for women —who seek true democracy in America. We fund programs that bring women into the political process. Our mission is to create a steady stream of qualified women who have the knowledge and the support they need to run a successful campaign for elective office.
The Barbara Lee Family Foundation advances women’s equality in American politics through unique nonpartisan research and strategic partnerships. The site includes campaign training information.
The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is nationally recognized as the leading source of scholarly research and current data about American women’s political participation. Its mission is to promote greater knowledge and understanding about women's participation in politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life.
The Women's Empowerment project is Kansas City's government’s blueprint for women’s empowerment. This initiative, the first of its kind in the nation, is a collaboration between the Mayor’s Office, Central Exchange, Women’s Foundation, and UMKC’s Women’s Center.
The Appointments Project facilitates the appointment of women to boards and commissions. Click the link to explore and apply for a variety of board positions in Missouri and Kansas.
The Missouri State Women's Political Caucus is joining with other organizations and individuals to urge our state legislature to pass the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the three state strategy. Here are some resources to find out more about the project, and the ERA. Tips for contacting your legislature: Approaching your legislature
ERA Missouri basics: Missouri flyer