Impact

Francesca's Story
Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Single Moms // Success Stories

Francesca’s Story

// October 8, 2018

Only a few years ago, Francesca could not make ends meet for herself and her daughter. Today they are thriving.

Women in IT program Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Single Moms

Training Women in IT

// September 12, 2018

Colorado is one of the nation’s top destinations for information technology jobs. The Women’s Tech Training Program is growing the pipeline of women in IT.

Programs team at the Capitol
Impact // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

What I Learned from Lobby Day

// May 23, 2018

At 6:45 on the morning of March 15, 2018, The Women’s Foundation team met outside the golden doors of the Capitol’s visitors’ entrance. As the sun began to rise, so did our excitement.

list of progress made and progress missed
Child Care // Equal Pay // Family Leave // Impact // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

2018 Legislative Session Outcomes

// May 16, 2018

In the 2018 legislative session, Colorado hit some high notes for women in the workplace but missed several key opportunities to foster their economic security.

Lauren and Bree smiling
Impact

Helping Single Moms Succeed

// May 2, 2018

When single moms thrive, they can invest more in their children. Then we all benefit from the full blossoming of two generations’ strengths and gifts.

Immediate Action Needed! Take Action for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!
Action Alert // Impact // Public Policy Advocacy

Tell Your Senator: Support Child Care

// April 24, 2018

Access to high-quality, affordable child care is essential to economic security for Colorado women and their families. Contact your senator today to request their support for continued investment in child care in our state.

Immediate Action Needed! Take Action for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!
Action Alert // Impact // Public Policy Advocacy

Speak Up for Equal Pay

// April 19, 2018

Contact your representative today if you want equal pay! Tell your representatives to support the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

The difference between women's and men's median annual earnings, $7,000, would pay for 1.9 years of community college tuition in Colorado.
Equal Pay // Impact

New Research on Gender Pay Gap

// April 3, 2018

Updated research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) funded by WFCO shows the gender pay gap has narrowed for some women, but there is a long way to go to achieve equal pay for all women.

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