Women’s Empowerment Gala at Railroad Museum

Women's Empowerment

Back Event Sep 29 @ 6 pm By Kristin Thebaud

Join Sacramento nonprofit Women’s Empowerment at our 21st annual gala at 6pm on Sept. 29 at the California State Railroad Museum. Guests will gather in person at the Brighter Futures Gala for the first time since 2019 to raise funds for Sacramento women and children experiencing homelessness and and celebrate the accomplishments of program graduates.

The event will include dinner, presentations by program graduates, a live auction, award ceremony and more. The annual gala is our largest fundraiser of the year, raising a fifth of our budget to empower women experiencing homelessness to secure employment and safe homes for their families. To ensure safety of guests and graduates, proof will be required of either Covid vaccination or a negative Covid test within 48 hours.

The venue is well ventilated with high ceilings and outdoor spaces. To purchase tickets, sponsor a graduate to attend, or or purchase virtual tickets, visit Womens-Empowerment.org. Women’s Empowerment is a Sacramento nonprofit providing an eight-week employment-readiness and empowerment program, paid job training, childcare and support services so women and their children can break the cycle of homelessness.

Women’s Empowerment offers the most comprehensive job-readiness program in the Sacramento area designed specifically for women experiencing homelessness and their children. On average, 70% of women in the program find housing during the ongoing housing crisis. Last year, 142 job placements were achieved by Women’s Empowerment graduates. Since its founding in 2001, the award-winning organization has graduated 1,752 women and their 3,879 children. Women’s Empowerment is funded through private donations from the community and grants. To make a donation: Womens-Empowerment.org.