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Advocacy

Letter in support of the COTA request for funding under TOD.

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio signed onto a letter of in support of the Central Ohio Transit Authority’s (COTA) request for funding under the Pilot Program for Transit Oriented Development (TOD). Dear Secretary Buttigieg,On behalf of the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, I am writing in support of the Central Ohio TransitAuthority’s (COTA) request […]
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Letter in Opposition to House Bill 68

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio signed onto a letter of opposition written by Equality Ohio regarding House Bill 68, which aims to ban gender-affirming care for youth and ban the participation of transgender students in sports. House Bill 68 has passed out of the Ohio House and will now receive hearings in the Ohio […]
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Letter in support of the Columbus Crossroads Core Connections project

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio signed on to a letter coordinated by the Department of Public Services and the City of Columbus in support for the joint Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and City of Columbus Multimodal Project Discretionary Grant (MPDG) application for the Columbus Crossroads Core Connections project. Dear Secretary Buttigieg: On behalf […]
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“Intersections”: New Street Art Project Celebrates Femininity, Diversity, and Empowerment

For Immediate Release October 5, 2023 Columbus, OH — On Wednesday, in the heart of Columbus, an art movement came to life,transforming our urban landscape overnight. In a passionate collaboration between CatalystColumbus and The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, artists, visionaries, activists, andcommunity enthusiasts embarked on a powerful mission to ignite conversations aboutfemininity, diversity, and […]
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Letter in Support of a Line-Item Veto Request Regarding the Senate’s Proposed Changes to the Step Up to Quality Child Care Program

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio signed onto a letter coordinated by Groundwork Ohio to Governor DeWine encouraging him to line-item veto harmful changes to the Step Up to Quality child care rating system proposed in the Senate Budget. Dear Governor DeWine:  As recognized early childhood education professionals and advocates dedicated to the healthy development […]
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Letter in Support of Investments in Health and Economic Security for all Ohioans in the State Budget

The Ohio state budget deadline is rapidly approaching and last week The Women’s Fund signed onto a letter coordinated by Policy Matters Ohio to Ohio policymakers encouraging them to invest in the education, health, and well-being of all Ohioans. Dear Governor DeWine, Senate President Huffman, House Speaker Stephens, Minority Leader Russo, Minority Leader Antonio, and […]
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Letter in Support of Investments in Child Care in the State Budget

The Women’s Fund signed onto a letter coordinated by Groundwork Ohio to Ohio policymakers encouraging them to increase the accessibility and affordability of child care and support the child care workforce. Dear Members of the Ohio General Assembly, Each week, more than 82,000 child care professionals across the state care for and educateOhio’s youngest children […]
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Letter in support of Build Back Better and an expanded Child Tax Credit

The Women’s Fund signed onto a letter coordinated by the Children's Defense Fund to President Biden and Members of Congress calling for the swift enactment of the Build Back Better Plan including a fully expanded and inclusive Child Tax Credit.
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Letter in support of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

The Women’s Fund signed onto a letter coordinated by the United Philanthropy Forum urging the U.S. Senate to pass this act in order to expand voting access to marginalized communities.
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BLACK GIRLS MATTER

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio is committed to social change for women and girls, and we recognize that gender equity and racial equity are inseparable.
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