Many women in America are living in poverty, which forces them to rely on social support systems to survive. The goal of the National Women’s Council, umbrella organization is to assist women by educating and empowering them to progress economically, ultimately leading to economic independence. Bay Area Women’s Council advocates for women so that they can be assured that resources are distributed evenly.
Women are often times the head of a single parent household, which means they are also solely responsible for providing for their children as well. Many children around the nation rely on their mothers to provide for them; by empowering mothers, the future generations can be positively impacted as well.