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The District of Columbia Family Planning Project

We aspire to ensure that all DC residents are able to access high quality, patient-centered reproductive health information and services, and experience personal agency and bodily autonomy regarding their birth control and contraceptive decisions.

District’s Early Care and Education System Needs Strategic Investment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     MEDIA CONTACT: Anna Sczepanski March 11, 2016                                                                                  301-585-5034, anna@cfoxcommunications.com   District’s Early Care and Education System Needs Strategic Investments Two new reports provide insights into the impact of universal pre-K on the cost and availability of services for infants and toddlers   March 11, 2016 –  According to two […]

Statement on Washington Area Women’s Foundation Leadership in New Regional Effort

Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat’s Statement on Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s Leadership in New Regional Effort to Strengthen the Early Care and Education Professional Workforce   February 23, 2016 – Today, Washington Area Women’s Foundation President and CEO Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat issued the following statement: “I’m pleased to announce Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s investment in the Washington Region Early […]

Strengthening the Early Care and Education Professional Workforce

Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat’s Statement on Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s Leadership in New Regional Effort to Strengthen the Early Care and Education Professional Workforce   February 23, 2016 – Today, Washington Area Women’s Foundation President and CEO Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat issued the following statement:   “I’m pleased to announce Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s investment in the Washington Region […]

Get Your Luncheon Ticket Today

Together we will create economic opportunities that have positive ripple effects across our community. Join us at our annual Leadership Luncheon on October 15, 2019, and we’ll stand together to make a difference for our community, economy, and most importantly, the resilient group of women and girls we serve.

Early Care & Education Funders Collaborative

Washington Area Women’s Foundation established the Early Care and Education Funders Collaborative in 2008, as a multi-year, multi-million dollar collective funding effort. The Collaborative is supported and directed by corporate funders and local and national foundations.

Federal Budget Cuts & the Impact on Medicare, Medicaid & Women

Many commentators have written about the current round of negotiations about the federal budget and how budget cuts will affect the poor. Women’s organizations and women columnists (see here and here, for example) have noted the disproportionate focus on cutting programs affecting women’s reproductive health and rights. Few have paid attention, however, to the potential […]