KANSAS CITY – Ahead of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day on August 22, marking the day when black women’s earnings finally catch up to those of white men, the Women’s Foundation is pressing policymakers to close the pay gap by banning salary history inquiries in hiring.
Krista is joining Kansas City's Westport Events Management Committee.
A look back at the Women's Foundation partnership with Mayor Sly James
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.
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.
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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo – The Women's Foundation made the following statement regarding the election of Quinton Lucas as Kansas City Mayor.
Representative Gina Mitten (D-83) represents portions of St. Louis City and St. Louis County. She talked to us about her inspiring personal story and what she enjoys most about serving the public.
Dee Nighswonger is joining the City of Wichita District II Advisory Board