In the Washington metropolitan region, nearly half a million women and girls are living in or near poverty. We all have a stake in building the economic security of our region’s women and girls. The Women’s Foundation works to mobilize our community and provide solutions to eliminate the persistent barriers that disproportionately hinder women and girls from achieving economic security.

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Washington Area Women's Foundation

Advancing Power for System Impacted Girls: Funding Juvenile Justice as a Foundation

At the end of last year, Washington Area Women’s Foundation released “A Blueprint for Action: Supporting Young Women of Color in the District of Columbia.” This report, through the creation of the Young Women’s initiative, provided tangible actions, strategies, and recommendations that both this group and stakeholders should take to reduce barriers and better support […] Read More