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April is Celebrate Diversity Month

Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.

FAST FACTS

88%

of 3.3 Mil​lion Registered Nurses
in the United States are women.​

Wisconsin 2021-23​ Executive Budget




LEARN MORE ABOUT BUDGET INITIATIVES | ​RESO​​​URCES

Promoting Racial Equity: How the Governor’s Budget Measures Up" (Kids Forward Webinar)

​Wisconsin Budget Project​   http://www.wisconsinbudgetproject.org/ 


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TB Logo generic sm.jpg  Wisconsin's Governor's Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business

The Governor’s Trailblazer Awards celebrate women's long history of entrepreneurship and deep roots in Wisconsin's broader business community.  The Awards recognize the success of women business owners whose work has carved a path for women business owners today.  

Since 2007, more than 80 women, across 32 Wisconsin counties, have been recognized with a Governor's Trailblazer Award for Women in Business. These Trailblazers come from across Wisconsin, representing businesses large and small and a wide range of industries.  

Awards are currently postponed. Additional information will be provided as available. Follow this page for updates.




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