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Catalyzing community to advance and accelerate economic opportunities for Colorado women and their families.

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The Womanifesto 2020 definition with WFCO logo

The womanifesto 2020

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It's not always easy to know where to go to learn about your ballot. WFCO wants to help. We're creating our nonpartisan ballot guide, The Womanifesto, with statewide input from a diverse group of Coloradans committed to elevating opportunities for women to strengthen our state. The Womanifesto 2020 is now available for download, just as you receive your ballots in the mail. A Spanish version of The Womanifesto is also available for download now. 

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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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Four ways you can support the women and girls of color who LEAD our communities:

LEARN

Learn more about the Women & Girls of Color Fund, our philosophy, and our grantmaking priorities

ENGAGE

Take and share our community survey

ACT

Apply for the Women & Girls of Color Fund advisory council and share with your networks

DONATE

Give to support women and girls of color across Colorado

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COVID-19 Resources

To ensure better outcomes for our community at large during this unprecedented time, WFCO will continue to update our community resource list to assist women and their families, nonprofits, and small businesses who may need assistance at this time. See the list.

WFCO staff is working hard for our community while we currently work from home. Read the latest on our business operations, events, supporting our grantees, and more. Read the latest.

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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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Yes on Prop. 118: Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program
Vote YES on Proposition 118

Guest blog: Ashley Panelli, associate state director of 9to5 Colorado, discusses why access to paid family and medical leave is necessary for all Coloradans.


The post Yes on Prop. 118: Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:00:20 AM

No on Prop. 115: Prohibiting Abortions After 22 Weeks
Vote no on Proposition 115

Guest blog: Cynthia Molina, CEO of Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center, encourages Coloradans to vote no on 115.


The post No on Prop. 115: Prohibiting Abortions After 22 Weeks appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Monday, October 19, 2020 1:02:16 AM

WFCO Releases Nonpartisan 2020 Ballot Guide, The Womanifesto
The 2020 Womanifesto Cover

In our nonpartisan ballot guide, The Womanifesto, WFCO takes positions on five of the 11 statewide measures that have the greatest likelihood to impact Colorado women's economic mobility.


The post WFCO Releases Nonpartisan 2020 Ballot Guide, The Womanifesto appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Monday, October 12, 2020 4:04:12 PM

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