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Equal Pay Legislative Session Public Policy Advocacy

WFCO’s Testimony to Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work

// February 23, 2023

This testimony was delivered on February 21, 2023 to the Colorado Senate Business, Labor, & Technology Committee. 

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WFCO Staff

What We Read, Watched, and Listened to in 2022

// January 25, 2023

If you’re looking for new content to read, watch, or listen to, check out these staff-selected books, podcasts, and movies from 2022.

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Call for Members: The Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle

// January 18, 2023

WFCO is seeking members to participate in the third investment cycle of the Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle.

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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.

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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.

Empowerment Council Profiles in Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Taylor Rockhold, Empowerment Council

// December 11, 2022

Taylor Rockhold, 2023 co-chair of Empowerment Council, believes “EC” is the best of both worlds.

Empowerment Council Profiles in Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Tari Ensign, Empowerment Council

// December 11, 2022

Meet Tari Ensign, emerging philanthropist and 2023 co-chair of WFCO’s Empowerment Council.

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2022 Election Results: Through A Gender, Racial, & Economic Lens

// November 10, 2022

The 2022 election results are a mixed bag for Colorado women with several key wins, but one significant loss.

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Who’s Caring for Colorado’s Care Workers?

// November 8, 2022

The assumption is that care workers do their work out of the goodness of their hearts and don’t need living wages or benefits.

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2022 Dottie Lamm Leadership Award Winner Shelnna Huynh

// October 27, 2022

Our 2022 Dottie Lamm Leadership Award winner is Shelnna Huynh of Denver. Here is her speech from our 2022 Annual Luncheon. 

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