Community Foundation Santa Cruz County celebrated the launch of the Fund for Women and Girls at the Watsonville Civic Center, with more than 100 supporters in attendance. Guest speaker Emma Mayerson, a 2010 honors grad from Tufts University who founded the Alliance for Girls in 2012, talked about solving problems like high absenteeism in Oakland schools and working with school district officials to draft a new policy on sexual harassment.
KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports from San Francisco's Mission District, discussing the United Nation's annual International Day of the Girl campaign and talks to Alliance for Girls Executive Director Emma Mayerson about a few of the issues girls face in the United States. [View Clip]