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Mariana Diaz creates a poster at WFCO 2019 Lobby Day
Early Care and Education Workforce // Legislative Session // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy // WFCO Staff

Top 3 Reasons Why You Need to Attend WFCO’s Third Annual Lobby Day

// February 21, 2020

Learn a few reasons why WFCO’s Third Annual Lobby Day is an opportunity you don’t want to miss from WFCO programs coordinator, Mariana Diaz.

WAGES grantee partners
Announcements // Grantee Spotlight // Public Policy Advocacy

WFCO Renews Funding for 23 Grantee Partners

// February 1, 2020

WFCO renewed funding for a third year for the 23 grantees that make up its WAGES (Women Achieving Greater Economic Security) cohort.

Immediate Action Needed! Take Action for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!
Action Alert // Early Care and Education Workforce // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

Action Alert: Bolster Colorado’s Early Care and Education Workforce

// January 30, 2020

Please contact your representative today and help WFCO bolster the early care and education (ECE) workforce, because we all depend on someone who depends on affordable, accessible, and high-quality child care.

A web page from the Colorado Fiscal Institute that shows two videos
Public Policy Advocacy

Improving Colorado’s Tax & Budget Policies

// January 30, 2020

WFCO works with our partners to improve Colorado’s tax and budget policies to allow for sufficient resources to be dedicated to improving economic security for Colorado women and their families.

A group of women in seats listens to a speaker
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!

Fill out your 2019 Colorado ballot.
Action Alert // Public Policy Advocacy

Support Prop CC on Your 2019 Colorado Ballot

// October 24, 2019

The Women’s Foundation believes Prop CC is good for Colorado women and their families.

Lauren Y. Casteel // Public Policy Advocacy // Women's Equality

Women’s Equality Day Must Include All Women

// August 26, 2019

This speech was delivered by WFCO President & CEO, Lauren Y. Casteel, from the State Capitol on August 26, 2019, Women’s Equality Day.

Woman sits at table reading books to a young toddler.
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.

equal pay
Child Care // Equal Pay // Family Leave // Legislative Session // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy

2019 Legislative Results: A Win for Women in the Workplace

// May 8, 2019

The 2019 Colorado Legislative Session will be remembered for the traction made for women in the workplace.

Equal Pay for Equal Work
Action Alert // Equal Pay // Public Policy Advocacy

Aspiring Advocates Needed: Act Today for Equal Pay

// February 19, 2019

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act will be heard in the senate on February 20. Tell your legislators to stand up for equal pay!

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