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NEWS

June is LGBTQ Pride Month

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FAST FACTS

130,000

single mother households in Wisconsin, 22% or about 1 in 5​​ households with minor children.




BUDGET, POLICY & INNOVATION - ENSURING WISCONSIN WOMEN THRIVE 

2021 ISSUE WEBINARS​

Family Caregiving and the Caregiver Workforce | June 1, 2021

Webinar Link (coming soon) | Presentation Slides (combined)

Featuring:​

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Early Childhood Care and Education and the Childcare Workforce | May 26, 2021

Webinar Link (coming soon)  |  Presenter Slides: WECA Child Care and Wisconsin's Workforce  |  WCA Child Care and Counties  |  Clubhouse Childcare

Featuring:

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WEBINARS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Promoting Racial Equity: How the Governor’s Budget Measures Up​ by Kids Forward​​



Program Spotlight



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.​​​EO120 PrideFlag2021.pdf