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Basic Needs // Family Leave // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy

FAMLI Premium Payments Begin; It’s a Good Thing!

// January 17, 2023

In advance of implementation of FAMLI and in alignment with our values, WFCO provided two staff members with paid leave in 2022.

an illustration of the Colorado Capitol Building and the text 2023 Legislative Preview
Child Care // Equal Pay // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy // Tax reform

What to Know About the 2023 Legislative Session

// January 12, 2023

A look at the key factors that will influence this legislative session and what The Foundation’s policy priorities will be.

a graphic image of the Colorado Capitol building
Abortion Care // Basic Needs // Child Care // Early Care and Education Workforce // Family Leave // Legislative Session // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy

Access to Abortion, Basic Needs Headline 2022 Legislative Session

// May 18, 2022

Two of the “biggest” bills of the 2022 legislative session were supported by The Women’s Foundation of Colorado.

2022 Legislative Session with Denver State Capitol graphic
Early Care and Education Workforce // Family Leave // Legislative Session // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy // Reproductive health

WFCO Pinpoints 2022 Policy Priorities

// January 12, 2022

In 2022, WFCO has pinpointed the three legislative areas we will elevate in pursuit of gender, racial, and economic equity.

a child care provider plays with a small child at a table
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.

drawing of capitol building with diverse women on the steps
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.

Colorado state capitol surrounded by high-rise buildings
Early Care and Education Workforce // Public Policy Advocacy // Reproductive health

WFCO Lobbyist Previews 2021 Legislative Session

// February 16, 2021

From diapering essentials to Medicaid expansion, WFCO aims to meet women’s immediate needs during the pandemic while rebuilding equitable systems.

2020 Colorado Post-Election Results
Announcements // Family Leave // Gender Equity // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy // Reproductive health // Tax reform // The Womanifesto

Post-Election Perspectives, Plans, and Promises

// November 3, 2020

Today, let’s celebrate with our community several statewide ballot measures that will help us achieve our goals for women.

Vote Yes on Amendment B and vote no on Proposition 116
Elections // Guest Column // Public Policy Advocacy // Tax reform

No on Prop. 116, Yes on Amendment B

// October 22, 2020

Guest blog: Kelly Brough, CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, shares a business perspective on Prop. 116 and Amendment B.

Vote Yes of Proposition EE
Early Care and Education Workforce // Elections // Guest Column // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

Yes on EE: Preschool Supports Working Women

// October 21, 2020

Guest blog: Anna Jo Haynes, WFCO honorary trustee and founder of Mile High Early Learning, explains why voting Yes on Prop EE will allow us to improve the health and education of children across Colorado and support working women.

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