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2021 Legislative Wrap-Up
Child Care // Early Care and Education Workforce // Gender Equity // Legislative Session // Racial Equity // Reproductive health // Tax reform

2021 Legislative Session A Win for Women on Many Fronts

// June 21, 2021

WFCO lobbyist Jennifer Miles summed up the 2021 Colorado General Assembly with one thought: “This was quite a session.”

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Child Care // COVID-19 // Early Care and Education Workforce // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

An Inside Look at Child Care Needs in Colorado

// May 8, 2021

We recently sat down with Clayton Early Learning to dive deeper into the issues facing the early care and education sector in Colorado.

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Action Alert // Child Care // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy // Tax reform

WFCO Supports 20+ Bills During Legislative Session

// May 7, 2021

With only weeks to go in Colorado’s 2021 legislative session, WFCO anticipates a frenzy of activity and opportunities to advocate for Colorado women.

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Child Care // Education // Guest Column // Racial Equity

Free Education as a Birthright for Black Coloradans

// March 25, 2021

Guest Blog: The Free Lifetime Education Initiative for Black Coloradans would help achieve sustainable racial and economic equity.

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Child Care

2020 Legislative Results Through WFCO’s Lens

// June 25, 2020

Important progress was made in early care and education, paid sick leave, and law enforcement integrity.

Child Care // Family Leave

Two Issues Too Big to Ignore

// March 27, 2020

While the legislative session is on hold, WFCO is ensuring that state and federal recovery resources are women-centered.

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Child Care // Grantee Spotlight // Single Moms // Success Stories

Marcela’s Story: Two Generations, One Bright Future

// November 22, 2019

While Marcela is learning and growing at community college, her daughter is learning and growing at high-quality child care.

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Child Care // Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy

WFCO Grows Statewide Network of Advocates for Women, Families

// November 12, 2019

In July, we announced a statewide plan to grow our statewide network of advocates for women and families. What a great few months it’s been!

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Announcements // Child Care // Grantee Spotlight // Public Policy Advocacy

WAGES Results Show Steady Gains After Year One

// August 21, 2019

Our WAGES grantee partners report steady progress toward employment gains and educational goals among their participants after one year.

Taya and Cassie are on the path to women's prosperity
Child Care // Northern Colorado // Single Moms

Uniting for Women’s Prosperity in Northern Colorado

// June 3, 2019

On the path to women’s prosperity: WFCO, WomenGive, and Project Self-Sufficiency open doors for single moms.

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