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Vote Yes on Amendment B and vote no on Proposition 116
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 // 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.

Vote YES on Proposition 118
Family Leave // Gender Equity // Guest Column // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy

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

// October 20, 2020

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

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.

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