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2021 Annual Luncheon image: The Superpower of Community with special guest Robin Arzon

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Join Us for Our Annual Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is thrilled to announce Robin Arzón as our Annual Luncheon special guest on Thursday, October 21st. This year, you can join us in person at the Colorado Convention Center or live streamed online. WFCO’s Annual Luncheon is the largest fundraiser in the state on behalf of Colorado women and their families. This year’s theme – the Superpower of Community – will shine a light on the collective power we have as a community to create change when we show up as our authentic selves.

Individual tickets and tables for our Annual Luncheon are now available, in addition to sponsorship packages and House Party kits. The Colorado Convention Center has been safely reopened at full capacity for events, and we’re holding a seat for you on October 21st!

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LEARN ABOUT US

Who is WFCO?

Who is The Women’s Foundation of Colorado? Why do we exist? What exactly do we do to advance Colorado women and their families and what makes us different? If you’ve asked any of these questions before, this video will explain everything about our unique community foundation. We encourage you to share it!

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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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Three of our key legistlative bills were passed in the 2020 legislative session. Progress was made in early care & education, paid sick leave, & law enforcement integrity.

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Our work, through our public policy and civic initiatives, impacts all 2.8 million women throughout the state.

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2021-2025 Strategic Framework

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado has released our 2021-2025 strategic framework.

Motivated by a commitment to gender, racial, and economic equity and the stories of women across Colorado, we refreshed our 2017-2021 strategic framework to ensure we continue to address the acute challenges of today while cultivating women’s and girls’ unlimited potential for tomorrow.

Read our 2021-2025 strategic framework and learn about our new grantmaking opportunities.

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gender expansive 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. 

Visit Our Gender Expansive Resources Page 

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.

Visit Our Anti-Racism Resources Page 


 

 

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A Q&A With Colorado’s First Latina State Historian
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Nicki Gonzales is a Denver native and Colorado's first Latina State Historian. She aims to elevate the stories and histories of marginalized populations.


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Thursday, September 16, 2021 11:19:46 AM

251 Days Into The Year, Today Is Native Women’s Equal Pay Day
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Guest blog by Marisa Page, she/her, Pawnee/Ponca/Comanche. Marisa is a citizen of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and descends from the Ponca and Comanche tribes.


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Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:32:40 AM

Black Philanthropy Month Donor Profile: Maude Lofton, MD
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For Dr. Lofton, supporting education, health, and women and girls of color through her philanthropy is just instinctive.


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