FRAMINGHAM – The MetroWest Commission on the Status of Women is holding a public hearing on Wednesday, May 2 in Framingham to hear what residents think are the most important issues facing women are in MetroWest.
The hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 2 from 6-8 pm in the Costin Room at the main Framingham Public Library at 49 Lexington Street.
Established in 2015, the Commission is tasked with studying all matters concerning women and girls.
Modeled after the state-wide Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, the MetroWest Regional Commission studies and reports on the status of women and girls in the region and works to identify and address the challenges that women face in these communities.
“We work at the local level to promote equal access to health care, employment, education and economic development opportunities for women and girls,” said MetroWest Commission Stephanie Deeley from Framingham
“The work of the Commissioners is to promote equality and opportunity for all women, to advance women in MetroWest to full equality in all areas of life, and to promote their rights and opportunities by providing a permanent, effective voice for the women of MetroWest. We stand for fundamental freedoms, basic human rights, and the full enjoyment of life for all women throughout their lives,” said Deeley.