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

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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've got options! You can join us in person at the Colorado Convention Center or streamed online. Our theme – the Superpower of Community – will shine a light on the collective power we have as a community to create change. 
 
We care about our community and know you do, too! Each table will be spaced further apart and we strongly prefer for attendees to be vaccinated. If you are not, we have many other ways for you to engage virtually, including a virtual House Party and these upcoming events. Please note that masks will be required when not eating or drinking.

*Out of an abundance of caution, we will no longer be hosting our Morning Reception before the event.*

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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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21 of 22 bills we supported passed this year. 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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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 


 

 

Our Blog

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Year 3 Results: Women Achieving Greater Economic Security
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After three years of working with our 23 grantee partners, our understanding of what it takes for women to advance economically is in sharper focus.


The post Year 3 Results: Women Achieving Greater Economic Security appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:18:29 PM

Introducing Our 2021 Front Range Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees
Women & Girls of Color Fund 2021 Front Range Grantees Collage

Twenty-one Front Range initiatives will receive $255,000 in funding from the Women & Girls of Color Fund. Meet our grantee partners.


The post Introducing Our 2021 Front Range Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Monday, September 27, 2021 12:30:11 PM

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.


The post A Q&A With Colorado’s First Latina State Historian appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



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

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