Save the Dates:
May 11 – S. D. Art Institute
April 13 – Author’s Luncheon
The Supreme Court Finally Addresses the Rizo Case … in Part.
Aileen Rizo’s Fight for Fair Pay Continues.
On August 30, 2018, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools filed a petition for appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States to challenge the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which had found in favor of Aileen Rizo’s Equal Pay Act case. The Ninth Circuit had held that using prior salary alone, as a “factor other than sex” or in combination with other factors, cannot justify a wage differential under the Equal Pay Act.
HONORING: La Mesa-El Cajon Branch Named Gift Honoree,
Shirley Feldmann, an 8 year member of our Branch
who has given many hours of her time as Chair of Hospitality & Yard Sale,
and now editing our FORECAST all while working full-time
Our fantastic October Rummage Sale is one way we raise money. Thanks to the workers, donors, and shoppers! The money raised from this event goes to fund local scholarships for women and girls.
Noura Bishay, An Architect from Egypt who has a passion to design spaces that inspires, heals and empower the community. She has finished her master’s degree in Architecture at the NewSchool of Architecture and Design. Her thesis “The Green Network” has received the SDAPA Academic Award. Ms. Bishay combines compassion with art to design and create spaces that matter. She was nominated for the AIA Student Awards. She also got qualified for the AIA Film Challenge for her Park to Bay Project.Ms. Bishay finishing her Bachelor degree in Architecture from Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Marine Transport (AAST), she worked for six years in two of the top architecture firms in Egypt. She has worked on a wide range of projects such as residential, retail, commercial and industrial.