“Promoting living wage        and self-sufficiency for      women in Shasta County      through employment and          en...
Women andemployment inShasta County                                                      Women in                         ...
What are theeconomic impacts facing women in Shasta County?            Women Underemployed  Women living in or at         ...
*Shasta County Living Wage statistics
Women have aviable impact onthe economichealth of acommunity                      Women who are head of                   ...
To create a community where women have the knowledge, training, mentorship andnetworks which shall provide equal access to...
To create a community where women have the knowledge, training, mentorship andnetworks which shall provide equal access to...
To create a community where women have the knowledge, training, mentorship andnetworks which shall provide equal access to...
To achieve the goals of WorkingStrategies for Women, the currentproposed needs are:  Networking events  P
Partnerships with                                                  Viva Downtown has                                      ...
www.facebook.com/WSWredding   www.womenworkingstrategies.com   Donate with PayPal
“That all women of Shasta County,                                                  who have the desire and                ...
Get Involved...                                                  Working                  Moving Families Out of Poverty  ...
Working Strategies for Women: Promoting living wage and self-sufficiency for women in Shasta County through employment and...
Working Strategies for Women: Promoting living wage and self-sufficiency for women in Shasta County through employment and...
Working Strategies for Women: Promoting living wage and self-sufficiency for women in Shasta County through employment and...
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“Promoting living wage
and self-sufficiency for
women in Shasta County
through employment and
entrepreneurship.”


Via entrepreneurship 55% of all
small business owners are women
(Does not define sole vs. partner)
*Shasta County Public Health Research
Women and
employment in
Shasta County
Women in Shasta County
making a living wage Median
income, female head of
household $26,243
State of CA
$

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Working Strategies for Women: Promoting living wage and self-sufficiency for women in Shasta County through employment and entrepreneurship.

  1. 1. “Promoting living wage and self-sufficiency for women in Shasta County through employment and entrepreneurship.”Moving Families Out of Poverty WorkingMoving Women Into Success Strategies for Women
  2. 2. Women andemployment inShasta County Women in State of CA Shasta County $36,354 Via employment 63% 51% (All levels of employment/wage) Women in Shasta County making a living wage Median income, female head of Via entrepreneurship 55% of all household $26,243small business owners are women (Does not define sole vs. partner) *Shasta County Public Health Research
  3. 3. What are theeconomic impacts facing women in Shasta County? Women Underemployed Women living in or at 56% VS 63% the poverty level with children under 18 Employed Labor Force 11% Women Unemployed (No data available re: recent unemployed vs. long term)
  4. 4. *Shasta County Living Wage statistics
  5. 5. Women have aviable impact onthe economichealth of acommunity Women who are head of household with children under the age of 18 spend an average of 65% of their total income within the communities where they live. *does not include transportation or other which may be unrelated to local purchases
  6. 6. To create a community where women have the knowledge, training, mentorship andnetworks which shall provide equal access to the employment or business ventures that lead to each woman’s own economic independence and financial stability.
  7. 7. To create a community where women have the knowledge, training, mentorship andnetworks which shall provide equal access to the employment or business ventures that lead to each woman’s own economic independence and financial stability.• Follows rural out-sourcing model• Allows for single location work site, *Provides training and support• Potential opportunities to increase skills & wages• Allows for more flexible work schedule• Reduced overhead compared to company relocation options
  8. 8. To create a community where women have the knowledge, training, mentorship andnetworks which shall provide equal access to the employment or business ventures that lead to each woman’s own economic independence and financial stability. • On-line business model • As primary business or can support brick & mortar business • Allows for more flexible work schedule • Allows for entry into global market • Creates lower cost entry into the start- up realm • Will provide training and launch as- sessments
  9. 9. To achieve the goals of WorkingStrategies for Women, the currentproposed needs are: Networking events P
  10. 10. Partnerships with Viva Downtown has offered to partner withWorking Strategies WSW by providing access to their board andfor Women membership for training and mentoring.WSW is seeking partnerships in support of its mission. The United Way hasWSW is seeking a corporation or organization micro-task offered to be the fiscal agent for WSWjob capacity offering training with potential forout-sourced job placement or offering an out-sourced jobagreement or contract at a living wage. Innovate North State is interested in supporting the efforts of WSW The Small Business Development Center offers its resources to support women owned small business
  11. 11. www.facebook.com/WSWredding www.womenworkingstrategies.com Donate with PayPal
  12. 12. “That all women of Shasta County, who have the desire and commitment to do so, shall have the Working opportunity to learn the needed skills to achieve a living wage. ThatMoving Families Out of PovertyMoving Women Into Success Strategies the community of Shasta County for Women as a whole shall understand the requirements to meet the standards of living, that pay shall be commensurate with this standard and that families, children and the local economy shall benefit from this endeavor.”
  13. 13. Get Involved... Working Moving Families Out of Poverty Moving Women Into Success Strategies Contact for Women Leah Goold-Haws 530.410.1182 leah@lghmarketstrategy.com

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