Changemaker Profile: Kansas Department of Labor Secretary Delia Garcia

Secretary Delia Garcia is currently serving as the Kansas Secretary of Labor. Garcia previously served as a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 103rd district. She served from 2005 to 2010, and was a member of the Kansas Democratic Hispanic Caucus. She talked to us about her inspiring personal story and what she enjoys most about serving the public.

Governor Parson Signs Legislation to Permanently Extend Missouri’s Veteran’s Survivors Grant Program

KANSAS CITY – Missouri Governor Mike Parson today signed Senate Bill 306, proposed by the Women’s Foundation to permanently extend the Wartime Veteran’s Survivor Grant Program, previously scheduled to sunset on August 28, 2020. The Women’s Foundation has been a longtime proponent of the program and initiated the conversation about reauthorizing it permanently.

Women’s Foundation Joins Governor Laura Kelly to Declare Kansas Women’s Voting Day in Honor of the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage

TOPEKA – On Friday, June 21 the Women’s Foundation joined Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and the League of Women Voters of Kansas to declare June 16th Kansas Women’s Voting Day, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the day that Kansas ratified the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote in nationwide elections.