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Northern California Area Director

Zip codes 936-961


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Southern California Area Director

Zip codes 900-935


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If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. ~ 2 Chronicles 7:14

Our mission is to educate, equip and encourage all concerned citizens to be prayerfully and actively involved in protecting and promoting Biblical values in our nation, state, communities and schools.

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Prayer/Action Chapters

A Prayer/Action Chapter is a group of people who meet, usually once a month to pray, learn and take action regarding legislation that falls under CWA’s seven core issues. Click here to find a Prayer/Action Chapter in your area and learn more.


Upcoming Events


CWA of California Recommends: Engage California 2015

Calvary Chapel Chino Hills
4201 Eucalyptus Ave Chino, CA 91710 United States
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CWA of California encourages you to attend Engage California conference at Calvary Chapel of Chino Hills on Friday and Saturday, July 17-18. This wonderful event is put on by Faith and Public Policy.

Our Biblical worldview is being challenged. How should we respond? Come and learn how you can apply Biblical truth to engage the culture for Christ.

Area Director, Kori Peterson, will be at the CWA table. Be sure to stop by and say, “Hello!”

Featured speakers include Pastor Rafael Cruz [Father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)], and Pastor Jack Hibbs of Calvary Chapel of Chino Hills.

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Click here to register.

California News and Headlines

Updated California Targeted Bills List Just Released6/25/2015

  Please read, act, pray and forward this updated Targeted Bills List on to friends and family to do the same.  READ MORE

The Latest on El Centro’s Planned Parenthood5/21/2015

Planned Parenthood opens after making threats toward the city and in spite of building code violations, but you can’t keep a life-loving community down. Planned Parenthood (PP) just opened its doors after several months of opposition from residents. In spite of the highly controversial vote for the transfer agreement … In spite of building code violations … […]  READ MORE

California Senate Votes on Physician Assisted Suicide5/12/2015

SB 128, a bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide, has passed its last policy committee and is just awaiting a vote in the Senate Appropriations Committee once the governor’s revised budget is determined. Following a fiscal hearing in the next days, the bill will move quickly to the Senate floor. Please see action you can take […]  READ MORE

Urgent Action Required: Call Your Assembly Member Now to Protect Pregnancy Care Centers.5/6/2015

Let’s stop this attack on those who are trying to save lives! We told you about AB 775 last month; the terrible bill that will harm crisis pregnancy centers has continued to advance. It passed the Assembly Health Committee on April 14 and passed Assembly Judiciary on April 28. Now the bill has been amended so it […]  READ MORE

CWA of Southern California Area Director Kori Peterson Speaks About Her Abortion Experience4/27/2015

Kori participated in a sermon interview at Christ Community Church on Sunday, April 19, 2015, concerning the abortion she had at age 19.  A wonderful story of God’s forgiveness and grace.  A must watch and a must share!  READ MORE

CWA of California Silences the Day of Silence4/8/2015

The Day of Silence, organized and promoted by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), takes place this year on Friday, April 17. The Day of Silence is the king of all the numerous homosexuality-affirming activities that take place in public schools. It started in one university and then, like a cancer, metastasized to […]  READ MORE

Inspiring Story About Area Director Kori Peterson on TheDesertReview.com3/17/2015

Making An Impact One Life at a Time  READ MORE

Make Plans TODAY – To Battle for El Centro Babies Tomorrow3/16/2015

Encourage El Centro City Council to be heroes! If you or someone you know lives in the El Centro area, we need help tomorrow! Planned Parenthood has heard us, and they are rallying their base to fight against us – those who save and value life. A reported 3,000 people showed up in protest of […]  READ MORE

California Legislature Considers Physician Assisted Suicide3/13/2015

SB 128, a bill relating to end of life issues, is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Committee on Health on March 25. “This bill would enact the End of Life Option Act authorizing an adult who meets certain qualifications, and who has been determined by his or her attending physician to be suffering […]  READ MORE

California Action Alerts3/4/2015

Be informed, inspired and activated!  CWA of California regularly puts out action alerts.  View the most recent as well as those from the past.  Don’t delay, find out how you can play a vital part! Are you on our action e-alert list?  If not, return to our state page and sign up through the “Sign […]  READ MORE

The Battle for Babies is Not Over in El Centro2/27/2015

Planned Parenthood gets a green light in a hidden vote. But the community hasn’t surrendered yet. “Men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds are evil.” (John 3:19) It wasn’t on the agenda, and it wasn’t done in open session, but the El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) Board of Trustees made the shameful […]  READ MORE

Make Sure California Churches No Longer Have to Pay For Abortions1/28/2015

Earlier this month CWA of California wrote to Governor Edward G. Brown Jr. (D-California). Our opening paragraph was, “The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has ordered that all insurance plans cover elective abortions and categorize such abortions as ‘basic health care’. Not only is abortion not health ‘care’, but forcing provision for it […]  READ MORE

CWA of California Partners with California for Life’s Campaign1/12/2015

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, Teachers, Pastors, You have a great opportunity to engage in the fight for LIFE! CWA of California is partnering with Californians for Life on their “Please Protect Life because …” campaign. This is a simple project that your kids of any age can do. I did it with my kids, and it […]  READ MORE

Merry Christmas From CWA of California!12/9/2014

Greetings Dear Californians! We at Concerned Women for America of California wish you and your family a blessed and joyous Christmas season with hope in Christ for the New Year. We thank you for your continued prayers and support helping to promote traditional family values and Judeo-Christian principles throughout our state this year. We have […]  READ MORE

A Night to Honor Israel11/25/2014

CA State Director Patricia Thompson, Jennie Patterson, Doreen Estrada & Bertha Cordaway attended “A Night to Honor Israel” on Sunday November 9 in Sacramento at the Trinity Life Center. It was a night of beautiful anointed Jewish music, joyful fellowship and education through the speakers. Support for Israel is one of our seven core issues.  READ MORE

A Thanksgiving Message: Expressing Gratitude for Religious Freedom11/24/2014

I love Thanksgiving, but sadly it seems, one of the most endearing American holidays has been relegated to the back of the holiday line. Christmas commercials are popping up in the middle of Thanksgiving cooking shows, and Santa and the reindeer have trumped the Pilgrims on most retail shelves. Even the Huffington Post is reporting […]  READ MORE

Are You An Encourager?11/20/2014

Consider being part of our Encourage-A-Legislator Project. We are looking for women and men who are willing to ”encourage” a state legislator(s) by praying for them on a regular basis and sending them a postcard once every month during the 2015 State Legislative Session. “Marcia  Wolfe is my prayer warrior with CWA.  She is consistent with […]  READ MORE

Area Director Kori Peterson Contributes to CWA National’s For America – A Prayer Journal11/7/2014


CWA of California Participates in the National Day of Fasting, Repentance, and Prayer – November 2011/6/2014

Every year on the third Thursday of November, Concerned Women for America of California asks the nation to join together in proclaiming a National Day of Fasting, Repentance, and Prayer for America. Thursday, November 20, 2014 One week before we feast, let us fast and humble ourselves to prepare our hearts. Before we get caught […]  READ MORE

CWA to Host Prayer Vigil at Proposed El Centro Planned Parenthood Facility10/29/2014

Do you or someone you know live in the Imperial Valley area? Your attendance and prayers are greatly needed as Planned Parenthood is currently making plans to open an abortion facility in El Centro. The CWA Prayer/Action Chapters in the area have pulled together and have made plans to be on that very location to […]  READ MORE

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YWA is a student-oriented initiative that is geared toward high school and college campuses to bring active groups of young like-minded women together to promote conservative values to their schools and the nation.

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