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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

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California News and Headlines

Updated California Targeted Bills List Now Available5/9/2016

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

Open the Door to Credit for Religious Instruction in California Schools5/3/2016

Please call your state senator to support Released Time Education. This is a great opportunity to let parents and local school districts take at least a little bit of local control over their kids’ education. Though school boards already allow students to spend additional time on “Released Time” studies, SB 1457 (Morrell-R, Rancho Cucamonga), Released […]  READ MORE

California Education Bill Needs Your Support, Especially of Those in the Sacramento Area4/7/2016

Though this is not a typical CWA issue, it is one that is very worthy of our support and that we have high hopes of winning with your help. SB 1457, Released Time Education Credit, would enable school boards to allow students to spend additional time on “Released Time” studies.  This will, in turn, give […]  READ MORE

A Great Ministry Opportunity Available Through CWA of California3/30/2016

Have you heard of or been a part of our Encourage-A-Legislator (EAL) program?  This is a fantastic program which gives the citizens of California an opportunity to pray for and encourage an assigned state legislator over the course of his/her public service in their current office. Conservative or liberal, our legislators desperately need prayer. “First […]  READ MORE

Updated California Targeted Bills List Now Available3/29/2016

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

Pray and Take Action Concerning Obama’s Current Nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court3/26/2016

Greetings CWA friends, President Obama’s recent nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court requires our urgent prayer and action.  This is extremely important.  It may very well be the most significant thing we have prayed about for some time. Prayer is our number one weapon; let’s use it!  Taking action is our second; […]  READ MORE

The Unspoken Coercive Element of Abortion3/3/2016

Area Director Kori Peterson referenced in article published on by CWA Policy Analyst Hannah Wegman.  READ MORE

CWA of California Encourager-A-Legislator Participants Visit the State Capitol2/29/2016

Last week CWA of California Encourage-A-Legislator participants Patricia Thompson and Sandy Prosser stopped by the offices of several legislators to whom they have been personally sending encouraging postcards.  They gave them cookies and encouraged them with multiple Scriptures on peace and a poem about slowing down and resting in the Lord. While at the state […]  READ MORE

Updated California Targeted Bills List Now Available2/24/2016

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

Area Director Kori Peterson Shares About Her Transgender Dad1/28/2016

In this installment of CogWatch, Kori Peterson shares with Robert Oscar Lopez her experiences with a father who revealed himself as transgender to her late in life.  READ MORE

CWA of California Recommends: Franklin Graham’s Decision America Event – March 311/28/2016

No Matter Who is President, Jesus is King. Just thought I’d shoot a little perspective your way … and mine.  I saw a quote on a meme on Facebook during the last election, “No matter who is president, Jesus is King.” and my soul shouted a hearty, “Amen!” because elections can sure be depressing.  When […]  READ MORE

Cultivating a Culture of Life … Coast-to-Coast!1/26/2016

When the laborers are many, we cover an immense amount of field! This past Life Week, Concerned Women for America (CWA) and Young Women for America (YWA) advocated for women and the unborn across the United States.   While rallies were booming around the nation, our CWA of Texas ladies held a more somber event […]  READ MORE

Merry Christmas From CWA of California!12/9/2015

Take a moment to read our Christmas letter to you.  READ MORE

Support Parental Notification and the Fight Against Assisted Suicide in California at the Same Time!12/8/2015

Do this!  Two birds with one stone.  You can stand for parental notification for abortion and against assisted suicide with one petition drive! URGENT – Oppose Assisted Suicide: As you know physician-assisted suicide (ABx2-15) was jammed through the California legislature in light-speed just a few months ago and then signed by the governor.  We have […]  READ MORE

State Leader Spotlight: Kori Peterson11/23/2015

Kori Peterson, Area Director, CWA of Southern California Policy Passion Sanctity of Life What’s your CWA story? I heard about Concerned Women for America (CWA) on the radio just after I first became a Christian. One of my favorite radio programs was Beverly LaHaye Live. Beverly LaHaye is the founder of Concerned Women for America. […]  READ MORE

California Crises Pregnancy Centers Forced to Post Signs Directing Women to Abortion Clinics11/19/2015

Janae Stracke on One America News Network.  READ MORE

Calling All Californians! Join Us in Keeping Men Out of Women’s Bathrooms!11/19/2015

Hello friends! You can make a difference!  Protect the privacy of women and children. Great news!  The Privacy For All campaign that would ensure that men do not use women’s bathrooms and facilities in government buildings (and vice versa), has extended its petition deadline to December 15, 2015.  If enough signatures are gathered, this initiative […]  READ MORE

How to Conduct a Petition Drive at Your Church11/18/2015

Click here to read and/or print handout.  READ MORE

From Abortion Pain to Influencing Public Policy11/15/2015

CWA of Southern California Area Representative Kori Peterson interviewed by Kim Ketola on Cradle My Heart Radio. Listen now.  READ MORE

Updated California Targeted Bills List Now Available10/23/2015

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