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COVID-19 Racial Equity

An Interview With the Center for African-American Health

// June 17, 2020

Institutionalized racism is the systemic reason or root cause that African Americans are being harder hit with deaths from COVID-19.

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Civil Rights Gender Equity Lauren Y. Casteel Women's Equality

Letter from Lauren: Ain’t I A Woman, Too?

// June 10, 2020

I am proud in 2020 to stand beside you, to be a Black woman addressing a movement of women fired up and ready for change. But, if I were to ask, “Ain’t I a woman?” would you work to make sure that the resounding answer is “yes?”

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Announcements Civil Rights Lauren Y. Casteel Statement

Our Commitment to Ending Racism

// June 2, 2020

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is committed to working for a world where simply waking up in the morning is not a cause for fear or ancient tears because of the color of one’s skin.

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Legislature To Return from Recess Due to Pandemic

// May 12, 2020

The legislature is expected to reconvene from its recess due to the pandemic for two to three weeks, beginning on May 18.

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Announcements COVID-19 Press release

WFCO Relief Fund Makes Rapid-Response Grants to 66 Organizations

// May 8, 2020

WFCO Relief Fund supports 42 organizations across Colorado serving Colorado women and their families.

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Gender Equity WFCO Staff Women's Equality Women's Philanthropy

What We’re Watching, Reading, and Listening to While at Home

// May 5, 2020

The WFCO staff is pleased to share recommendations of content that we’ve been reading, watching, and listening to while at home during quarantine.

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Gender Equity Impact Impact Investing Women's Equality

Investing in Women, Investing in the Environment: Not Necessarily Two Different Things

// April 20, 2020

At a moment when climate change is one of the biggest issues humans face, investing in women may be the answer for creating long-term environmental sustainability.

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Women's Equality

The Unequal Impact of Climate Change on Women

// April 20, 2020

Women are disproportionately impacted when it comes to climate change, or other environmental, economic, or social shocks.

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Announcements

WFCO Launches Women and Families of CO Relief Fund for COVID-19 Rapid Response

// April 6, 2020

The purpose of the WFCO Relief Fund is to rapidly and responsively distribute general operating grants to 501(c)(3) and other tax-exempt organizations that address the emergency needs of Colorado women and their families who are most impacted by COVID-19.

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Announcements

Guest Blog: Breaking Down the CARES Act

// April 2, 2020

The $2 trillion dollar CARES Act will benefit 90 percent of Americans, but what does this mean for unemployed workers, families, retirees, and more?

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