"I have attended the luncheons for several years. My mother, though she did not have the opportunity to attend college, was an independent woman who was very interested in the history and culture of her family and her community. It is encouraging to see that spirit continue, not only in the women of my family, but also in our Yolo County community."
Jim Brewer
West Sacramento


“I enjoy the luncheons because they focus on positive things. This gives me a chance to see the movers and shakers from other parts of the county. The lunches remind us of the accomplishments Yolo County women have been making over time.”

John Ohlson
West Sacramento

Nonprofit Status

Yolo County Women’s History Month Committee is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt California non-profit corporation. Contributions to YCWHM qualify as tax-deductible for donors.

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31st Annual Luncheon

March is National Women's History Month. The annual Yolo County Women's History Month luncheon highlights the achievements of local women leaders. We are looking forward to the 31st anniversary luncheon, to be held Thursday, March 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East Street, Woodland. The buffet luncheon will once again be catered by Anderson Family Catering.  Click here to preview the luncheon menu.

The 2018 luncheon is sold out. We are no longer taking reservations.

Guest Speaker

The 2018 national theme for Women's History Month is NEVERTHELESS SHE PERSISTED: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.  To address the theme, we are honored to announce that the guest speaker for the Yolo County Women's History Month luncheon will be Martha S. West, Professor of Law Emerita, University of California Davis, School of Law.

Martha West is Professor of Law Emerita, having taught employment discrimination, labor law, and gender and law at UC Davis Law School for 25 years from 1982 to 2007.  Her scholarship focused on discrimination against women faculty at research universities, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, and education law.


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