PWG was created to promote employment retention and career advancement by providing valuable skill building information and support from other employed women.
The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
The Community Producers Program is an initiative of The UNI Local Food Program, partnering with AmeriCorps VISTA and EMBARC to provide economic empowerment opportunities for refugee women in Waterloo.
Overcoming addiction is just the beginning for Iowa Family Works (IAFW) women at a residential substance abuse treatment center for women and their children in Council Bluffs.
House of Hope has 15 furnished apartments for single mothers with children plus five dorm-style apartments for young women aging out of foster care.
This child care program will assure availability of up to 20 full-time, year-round slots for infant or preschool children of single mothers who are seeking work, working, or in training; and whose incomes are under 200% of household poverty levels
Heartland will continue its comprehensive, wraparound service support for women in the Iowa Family Works program to obtain and maintain gainful employment that can support themselves and their families.
LSI helps refugee women to increase their families’ financial stability by becoming registered in-home child care providers through the Iowa DHS
Planned Parenthood will provide 1,600 comprehensive sexuality education programs to youth in middle schools and high schools in Iowa.
The University of Iowa Labor Center will set up a pre-apprentice program and a network to improve access to registered apprenticeships and ensure completion rates and job placement for women in the construction trades.