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patricia Patricia Del’Marmol
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

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 to it now on iTunes.  Scroll down to title: From Abortion to Influencing Public Policy.  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

Take the Initiative to Protect the Privacy of All Californians10/19/2015

Do you remember the co-ed bathroom bill (AB 1266) which passed, and then we gathered a massive number of referendum signatures, and then the Secretary of State threw out just enough (a whopping 130,000) to negate the referendum, and then it was challenged in court and is still there today? Remember that? Great news!  We […]  READ MORE

Tell Gov. Brown to Veto the Two Pro-Death Bills Currently on His Desk9/16/2015


California Legislature Wants to Force CPCs to Give Abortion Referral. Encourage Gov. Brown to Veto AB 775!9/4/2015

In May the California Assembly voted 49-26 in favor of forcing Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPC) to give abortion referrals (AB 775). Yesterday the Senate voted, on a party line vote of 23-14, in support of the bill. It will now move to Gov. Brown’s desk. Please contact Gov. Brown and ask him to veto AB […]  READ MORE

California Assisted Suicide Bill Dead?8/7/2015

We recently announced that SB 128, the assisted suicide bill, has come to a halt but we cannot assume the bill will not return one way or another. In truth, we are expecting it to make a comeback. Bills have come back from a presumed demise before. Please continue contacting your Assembly Members and voice […]  READ MORE

CWA of California Responds to Third #PPSellsBabyParts Video Released This Week7/29/2015

The Third Video The Center for Medical Progress has just released the third video exposing Planned Parenthood’s harvesting of baby body parts. Oh Friends, I warn you, this is heartbreaking and difficult to watch.  I tearfully type these words to you. On February 18, 1994, at 8:00 a.m., I was taken to a California Planned […]  READ MORE

To the 4 Out of 10 Women Who Have Aborted, of Which I am One7/28/2015

Posted on my personal Facebook page this morning: To the 4 out of 10 women who have aborted, I have a confession… Usually when vids about abortion are released, I never watch them. It’s just too much. I am so sorry for whatever grief and hurt and spiritual attack you are experiencing right now with […]  READ MORE

Updated California Targeted Bills List Just Released7/28/2015

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

Los Angeles, Sacramento, Orange and Riverside – July 28 – #WomenBetrayed Rally. Don’t miss it!7/24/2015

We have a unique opportunity now that there is momentum gathering in response to the horrific topic of Planned Parenthood’s illegal and sickening baby body part harvesting. Now is the time to act! In the last week, two undercover videos were released revealing that Planned Parenthood has been selling fetal organs from aborted babies. View first […]  READ MORE

Rainbow Flag in Front of City Hall?7/24/2015

Dear CWA friends your prayers and actions are needed! A situation is developing in Santa Ana where the City Council is considering a vote on whether or not they should fly the symbol of gay pride, the rainbow flag, permanently in front of the Santa Ana City Hall. This was initiated by Councilman Tinajero who […]  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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