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Athlete, Advocate, & Entrepreneur Allyson Felix Is The 2022 Annual Luncheon Speaker

Allyson Felix, the most decorated track & field U.S. Olympian in history, will be the guest speaker at our 2022 Annual Luncheon “Faster, Stronger, Greater.” Felix also is recognized as an advocate of women and mothers, using her voice to bring attention to systemic inequities such as discrimination against pregnant people, Black maternal health, and access to child care.

The Annual Luncheon is back at The Colorado Convention Center on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022.* Join us in cultivating community that is Faster, Stronger, Greater for Colorado women and their families! Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on this inspirational event! Sponsorship opportunities, individual tickets, tables, and House Party Kits are available now!

*Virtual and in-person options dependent upon COVID safety guidelines at the time.

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GRANTEE SPOTLIGHT

 

Asia's Story

Asia is a mother of three boys who left an abusive marriage and was motivated to find financial stability for herself and her children. Because she had twins as a teenager, Asia felt lost when it came to financial planning, getting her GED, and starting a career; however, she knew she wanted to be a good role model for her children. After losing her job because of child care challenges, she applied to Denver Human Services (DHS), who referred her to the Center for Work Employment and Education (CWEE).

With the help of WFCO and our grantee partner, CWEE, Asia is on the way to providing the kind of life she dreams of for herself and her sons.

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Our Impact

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WFCO has made over 100 grants from our WFCO Relief Fund to help women & families across the state meet basic needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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21 of 22 bills we supported in 2021 passed. Progress was made in early care & education, maternal healthcare, access to tax credits, and more.

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Our work, through our public policy and civic initiatives, impacts all 2.85 million women and girls throughout the state.

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The 2022 Legislative Session

As a nonpartisan organization, we supported more than a dozen bills during the 2022 legislative session that will help do the following: 

  • Make work work for women
  • Increase women’s access to basic needs
  • Ensure that women statewide have access to the full range of reproductive health information, care, and justice.

It was an incredibly successful session in which all of the bills we and our partners supported passed and all of the bills we opposed failed. See the complete list of bills we took positions on and the impact they will have on Colorado women and families. 

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gender-INCLUSIVE Resources

See our curated list of of books, articles, and other resources to guide you in learning more about gender and gender identity, allyship, language, and more. 

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Anti-Racism Resources 

We've curated a list of books, movies, podcasts, and other resources to guide you in learning more about anti-racism, racial justice, and being an ally for people of color.

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Where Do We Go From Here? Abortion Care in Colorado & Beyond
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Resources for donors and individuals who want to increase access to reproductive health information and services, including abortion care.


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Profile In Philanthropy: Karrie Fletcher, PEP Member
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Meet Karrie Fletcher, PEP member, and president of Alpine Bank in Denver.


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Profile in Philanthropy: Elsa Holguin, PEP Member and Honorary Trustee
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Meet Elsa Holguin, PEP member and honorary trustee. She is the president and CEO of Denver Preschool Program.


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