Washington Area Women’s Foundation works to build opportunities with and for young women and girls of color in our region. Learn about the Young Women's Initiative and find out how to get involved.

Washington Area Women’s Foundation works to build opportunities with and for young women and girls of color in our region. Learn about the Young Women's Initiative and find out how to get involved.

Report: A Fair Chance: Improving Outcomes and Reducing Barriers to Success and Opportunity for Girls, Young Women, Transgender Young Women and Gender Non-Conforming Youth of Color in DC

This brief, A Fair Chance: Improving Outcomes and Reducing Barriers to Success and Opportunity for Girls, Young Women, Transgender Young Women, and Gender Non-conforming Youth of Color in DC, aims to spark dialogue and spur action in communities and at the local government level to improve health, educational and economic outcomes for girls, young women, […]

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Forward Together: A Reflection on the Impact of the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration on Low-income Girls, Women and Families

April 29th marks President Trump’s 100th day in office. Washington Area Women’s Foundation releases a report that summarizes action impacting women and families. “According to the White House press office, the President has signed 30 executive orders, used the Congressional Review Act 13 times to review and overturn federal regulations that went into effect under the Obama […]

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