Social Justice

Women Lead at the County of Santa Clara

September 24, 2023

Sixty-five percent of County employees identify as women, while 54% of the County’s executive leaders are female. Behind those statistics is a firm belief that gender diversity, and diversity of all kinds, improves County policies and programs and enriches the workplace.

Counties of Santa Clara and San Francisco Conclude ‘Public Charge’ Lawsuit

February 2, 2023

Santa Clara County Counsel James R. Williams and San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu announced today they have voluntarily ended their lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s “public charge” rule, which would have instituted a wealth test for immigrants, now that the rule is defunct and cannot be resurrected.