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Gender Equity // Racial Equity // Women's Equality

A Q&A With Colorado’s First Latina State Historian

// September 16, 2021

Nicki Gonzales is a Denver native and Colorado’s first Latina State Historian. She aims to elevate the stories and histories of marginalized populations.

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Equal Pay // Gender Equity // Guest Column // Native Women // Racial Equity // Women's Equality

251 Days Into The Year, Today Is Native Women’s Equal Pay Day

// September 8, 2021

Guest blog by Marisa Page, she/her, Pawnee/Ponca/Comanche. Marisa is a citizen of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and descends from the Ponca and Comanche tribes.

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Gender Equity // Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

The Impact of Three Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees

// August 25, 2021

Applications closed for the Front Range cycle of the Women & Girls of Color Fund earlier this month. As the advisory council reviews proposals to select our next group of incredible grantees, we look back on the first round of funding in the rural cycle this spring and share some highlights of our partners’ work.

100 figures of women with only half of one figure shaded a different color. Graphic says that women and girls of color receive .5% of all philanthropic dollars.
Grantmaking // Guest Column // Philanthropy // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Moving Philanthropy Toward A More Just And Equitable Future

// August 12, 2021

Guest blog: Through the Women & Girls of Color Fund Advisory Council, I’ve had moving and impactful moments, as well as times of struggle, navigating the liminality between what is and what could be.

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.”

If I see something, I will say something. I will do something.
Board of Trustees // Guest Column // Racial Equity

I’m Using My White Privilege to Speak Up Against Racism

// May 11, 2021

Guest blog: We cannot expect Black women and women of color to navigate the path to racial equity alone.

Announcements // Racial Equity // Statement

Statement from Our Board

// April 20, 2021

Black women and women of color cannot carry the burden of transformation alone.

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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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Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Meet Our First Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees

// March 17, 2021

We’re granting $192,000 in general operating support to 12 rural, BIPOC-led initiatives focused on building the economic power of women and girls of color.

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COVID-19 // Domestic Violence // Grantee Spotlight // Guest Column // Racial Equity

Unseen & Unheard: Domestic Violence in 2020

// October 28, 2020

Guest blog: Angela Ceseña, executive director of Latina SafeHouse, on the financial abuse, digital abuse, and more behaviors that can characterize domestic violence.

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