Desert Coast Region Leadership

Welcome to Soroptimist

International Desert Coast Region

We are more than 900 women working together to improve the lives of women & girls - locally and globally.

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Empowering Women & Girls

Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment

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Live Your Dream Awards

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. See the impact this award-winning program has on women around the world!

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STOP Sex Trafficking

Soroptimist clubs throughout Desert Coast Region are actively fighting the commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls through advocacy, awareness and action.

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Best for Women

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Soroptimist means "Best for Women" and that is what we strive to be - women at their best helping other women to be their best.

Live Your Dream

Do you dream of a better world for women and girls? Join Live Your - An online community empowering offline action,
helping women and girls to live their dreams.

Why Women & Girls?

Throughout history women and girls face additional obstacles and discrimination solely because of their gender. As an organization of business and professional women we feel uniquely qualified to help women and girls live their dreams.

Learn how you can help empower women & girls.

Locally and around the world.

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All the Latest News

Glorious September

New pencils, shoes, and notebooks, Fresh apples, crisp and juicy, Cozy wooly sweaters Wait, it's almost 100º outside. That's California for you! Does anything match the feeling of heading back to school in September, with a new teacher, new books, crayons, and...

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Date/Time Event
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Annual Auction & Brunch
Glendora Country Club, Glendora CA
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Soroptimist International of La Jolla Annual Awards Celebration
La Jolla Country Club, La Jolla
Date/Time Event
12:00 am
District President's Meetings
02/03/17 - 02/03/18
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
District I Winter Meeting
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
District I Winter Meeting
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
District II Winter Meeting
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
District III Winter Meeting
12:00 am
DCR Board Meeting
05/19/17 - 05/21/17
All Day
DCR 2017 Spring Conference
12:00 am
Govenor's Roundtable
12:00 am
Leadership Academy
07/21/17 - 07/23/17
All Day
DCR Board Retreat

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  • Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence: Linking the Two December 1, 2016
    Substance abuse and domestic violence connect in a number of ways. The two can affect the abuser, the victim, and anyone else within the... The post Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence: Linking the Two appeared first on Live Your Dream.
    Karen Rauppius
  • Where Do We Go From Here? November 23, 2016
    I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve been riding an emotional rollercoaster these past few weeks. Tensions are running high within... The post Where Do We Go From Here? appeared first on Live Your Dream.
    Karen Rauppius

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