Women’s Caucus

Women's Committee Logo (color)We are working union women empowering our community.

Women’s Caucus members are very active in our community. We support and participate in many events that are related to women’s issues.  We have active Women’s Caucuses in several of our Local’s regions.

Accepting Donations for the Homeless Community Outreach Events

  • Blankets
  • Men’s Clothing (Jeans/Sweats)
  • Men’s Shoes/Socks
  • Men’s Jackets
  • Women’s Clothing
  • Women’s Shoes/Socks
  • Women’s Jackets
  • Travel Size Toiletries

Click here to view flyer: Latino & Womens Caucus Main Campus Homeless Donations 11.7.17 (PDF)

Tuesday, Nov. 7
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Lunch and drinks provided)
Main Campus (Behind Commissary Building)

Volunteers need for our next Feed the Homeless Challenge on Sunday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 10 at Ventura & G Street, Fresno

For More Information or to RSVP, please contact:
Francis Coronado (559) 803-1597
Dawn Gallegos (559) 392-2377
Jennifer Jensen (559) 704-8384
Lorenzo Lambaren at seiu.local.521.latino.caucus.fresno@gmail.com
Diana Vasquez at diana.vasquez@seiu521.org
SEIU 521 Union office (559) 447-2560

Fresno Latino and Women’s Caucus Members Lead Community Outreach Events

Join us at our next “Feeding the Homeless” Challenge

Date: Sunday, Nov. 19
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Southeast corner of Ventura and G Street, Fresno

For more information, please contact:
Francis Coronado (559) 803-1597
Dawn Gallegos (559) 392-2377
Diana Vasquez (559) 447-2560 or diana.vasquez@seiu521.org

Meetings & Events

Monthly Caucus Meetings are held the 1st Monday of every month

Click here to view the calendar: Womens Caucus 2017 Meeting Schedule 1.4.17 (PDF)

DATE CHANGED for Next Meeting:  Tuesday, Sept. 12
Time:  6 p.m. (dinner at 5:30 p.m.)

Location: SEIU 521 Union Office, 5228 E. Pine Ave., Fresno

Please RSVP your attendance at Liane.Mazzella@seiu521.org or (559) 447-2579.

2017 Meetings:  Oct. 2 | Nov. 6 | Dec. 4

Reminder: Accepting toiletry donations for Holy Cross Women’s Shelter Travel Size Toiletries include: Toothpaste, toothbrush, bath soap, hand lotion, shampoo, conditioner, etc.

Region 5 (Kings & Tulare Counties) Meeting

Date:  Wednesday, Sept. 13
Time:  6 p.m. (dinner at 5:30 p.m.)

Location: SEIU 521 Union Office, 1811 W. Sunnyside Ave., Visalia

Please RSVP your attendance at Lori.Landers@seiu521.org or (559) 635-3720.

Contact Information

Fresno County: jenniferjensen.jj@gmail.com
Santa Clara County: erolltweety@yahoo.com

2017 Officers

CHAIR:  Jennifer Jensen, Email:  jenniferjensen.jj@gmail.com
CO-CHAIR:  Belinda Oceguera
SECRETARY:  Anna Moreno
TREASURER:  vacant

History & Purpose

The Women’s Caucus was established on Dec. 5, 2005, and was originally known as the Central Valley Women’s Committee. As working women, we recognize the common bond we share and the need to mutually support one another both in our workplaces and in our communities. We further recognize the importance of organizing and educating and empowering ourselves to improve our status and our ability to resolve workplace problems and social and health problems plaguing our communities. For the above stated reasons we have created this caucus. Our goal is to unite, educate, organize and empower the working women to become leaders in our union and be involved in our community. Bylaws (PDF)

Past Events

Fresno CaucusSEIU 521 Fresno Caucus members decorated our office for the holidays. Also, our Women and Latino Caucus members purchased gifts for ten women and ten children adopted through the Holy Caucus Women’s Day Shelter.
Check out more photos on Facebook!

Photos from our Queen for a Day event at Holy Cross Women’s Day Shelter Feb. 14, 2016: 

Ladies came to be pampered by Women’s Caucus volunteers.  Volunteers enjoyed listening to the ladies stories while doing their nails.  The ladies who enjoy the services of Queen for a Day always brighten the days of the volunteers.

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Caucuses contribute to Fresno’s neediest

The Women’s Caucus and Latino Caucus in Fresno decided to help those in need in their communities. Read more »

Meeting Minutes & Reports

Women’s Caucus Meeting Minutes 7.6.17 (PDF)
Women’s Caucus Meeting Minutes 6.5.17 (PDF)
Women’s Caucus Meeting Minutes 5.2.17 (PDF)
Women’s Caucus Meeting Minutes 3.6.17 (PDF)

Women’s Caucus Meeting Minutes 11.7.16 (PDF)
No meeting in August
Women’s Caucus Meeting Minutes 4.4.16 (PDF)
Women’s Caucus Meeting Minutes 1.4.16 (PDF)


Women’s Equality Day Event 8.26.17 (PDF)
Feeding the Homeless Community Outreach Challenge
Immigrant Women Rally 3.8.17
Womens Caucus Mtg 10.6.14
Women Caucus Meeting Nov. 19


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