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Michigan Women's Commission


MI Tri-Share Child Care 

MI Tri-Share Child Care (Tri-Share) is an innovative approach to increasing access to high quality, affordable child care for working families, while also helping to retain talent and removing one major barrier to employment.

MI FARE: Fostering Access, Rights and Equity

MI FARE: Fostering Access, Rights and Equity in Michigan is an initiative to help women understand and access their rights, public benefits, and other opportunities for economic security and prosperity.

21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

The Michigan Women's Commission (MWC) is pleased to invite you to join a 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge, created by and shared in partnership with the Michigan League for Public Policy. 

2019-2020 Gender Equity Conversations

From Fall 2019 until the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled in-person events in Spring 2020, the Michigan Women’s Commission and Governor Whitmer held conversations with women around the state to hear what they believe are the most pressing issues they face. The women overwhelmingly cited economic security issues as their top concerns. Pay equity, affordable and accessible child care, and a pathway to higher paying jobs were consistently prioritized—and this was before the pandemic put a glaring spotlight on these issues. The Commission used these Gender Equity Conversations to craft our current initiatives. View the summaries from our Community Conversations.

Latest News


The Michigan Women's Commission meets twice a year at locations throughout Michigan. Join us! We'd love to meet you!

The Michigan Women's Commission will hold its next public meetings on April 16, 2024, in Ann Arbor, on October 22, 2024 (location to be determined), and April 15, 2025 (location to be determined). Meeting details and information about how to participate will be posted at least ten days in advance of each meeting.

If you want to attend an in-person meeting and need accommodations to do so, please contact the Michigan Relay Center at (800) 649-3777 or email

FY24, FY25 Public Meetings Notice

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Stakeholder Updates

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