Her Story: Jean Jew book helps support IWF

IWF Founder Jean Jew, M.D.’s personal story of sexual and racial harassment is the subject of the book, They Don’t Want Her There: Fighting Sexual and Racial Harassment in the American University. This written account by Jean’s lawyer, Carolyn Chalmers, is the story of the decade long details of the justice process Jean and Carolyn

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Sprouts Early Learning Academy Classroom Expansion Project

IWF extends a special thank you to our 2023 Grant Partner, Sprouts Early Learning Academy, not only for guest writing this blog but for seeing an opportunity to better serve more families in your community and taking action to turn your vision into a reality. Child care is an essential need in every community, and

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Legislation Work News Coverage

Rallying for Legislative Support on Child Care in 2023 Community outreach has been crucial for the Iowa Women’s Foundation in the past few years. Not only has it helped the Foundation identify the six primary barriers to success, but it has been an invaluable tool for collecting data and hearing from families regarding the child

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Williamsburg’s Creative Child Care Expansion

IWF extends a special thank you to our 2023 Grant Partner, W4C’s/Williamsburg Community Child Care Center, for writing this guest blog. Williamsburg Community Child Care Center works directly to increase child care slots in its community with unique and resourceful problem-solving methods. IWF is grateful to see programs like these working to overcome the child

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