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Unseen and Unheard: The Resounding Impacts of Domestic Violence

October 22, 2020 | 4:00-5:30 p.m.

In 2019, nearly 25,000 individuals were served by the Domestic Violence Program, founded by the Colorado Department of Human Services in the Office of Children, Youth, and Families. Please join us for a virtual panel discussion during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, where experts will join WFCO to share insights, updates, community resources, and the reverberating impacts of domestic violence in communities across Colorado. 

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Meet The Panelists

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 Jenny Abbott
Advocates of Lake County
Angela Ceseña
Latina SafeHouse
Ashlee Lewis
The Initiative
Amy Miller
Violence Free Colorado

Past events

Women, Aging, and Economic Security

Wednesday, June 24 | Virtual

Over the next decade, our state’s demography office predicts the number of Coloradans aged 65 and older will grow by more than 35 percent. WFCO brought together an esteemed panel of experts to discuss what Colorado needs to do to create opportunity through policy and programs for older adults to not merely survive, but to thrive. We addressed age friendly workplaces, eliminating ageism, how Black and Latino communities are impacted, and aging policies. Panelists included Janine Vanderburg, Changing the Narrative; Andrea Kuwik, Bell Policy Center; John Reid, Center for African American Health; Mike Cortes, Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy, and Research Organization. Read our resources list and blog post. 

Centering Women in Colorado's Road to Recovery with Katica Roy

Thursday, May 21 | Virtual

This illuminating conversation with Katica Roy, gender economist, CEO and founder of Denver-based Pipeline, and PEP member, focused on how best to position women in Colorado's COVID-19 recovery efforts. 

The Economic Status of Refugee & Immigrant Women in Colorado

Wednesday, February 5 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Posner Center for International Development

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado's first Chat4Change focused on the economic status of refugee and immigrant women in Colorado. Colorado has a growing community of immigrants – making up nearly 10 percent of all residents – who face unique challenges in reaching economic security. Panelists included Susana Guardado, executive director, OneMorgan; Ndeye Ndao, asylee outreach coordinator, International Rescue Committee; Zahraa Otaifah, Colorado Refugee Speaker’s Bureau; and Kit Taintor, Senior Advisor to the Governor for New American Integration. Read the event recap on our blog



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