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Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Soroptimist membership connects women to each other, to their local communities and to the world community. We focus on issues such as domestic violence, poverty, sexual harassment, inequities in the workplace, and other challenges unique to today’s women.

We’ve launched the first Santa Cruz County Women’s Business Directory and want YOU to be a part of it. If you own or run a business in SC County, go to our directory page to submit a listing and be included…it’s FREE!

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Soroptimist International of Capitola By-the-Sea is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Tax ID 94-9771973.

The Latest News:

2 weeks ago

We're looking forward to working with (and watching) Santa Cruz Shakespeare this summer!Happy #InternationalWomensDay
SCS celebrates and honors our 2019 women artists and authors. Pride and Prejudice an adaptation by Kate Hamill of the novel by Jane Austen kicks off the summer festival on July 9. Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors starts July 23 & The Winter's Tale August 6.
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