By Alethea Gomez In 2020, I lost over 60 pounds in 6 months in a quest to heal a long-standing injury as well as take back control of my health […]
Category: Colorado EPIC
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In Colorado alone, more than 100,000 women left the workforce during the pandemic and mothers took the brunt of job losses. Out of the mothers who didn’t leave careers, more […]
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Over the last months, parents and children have started returning to the office and in-person learning. For some families, it’s been a year or more since they had face-to-face interaction […]
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For the first time ever, most working families will receive the Child Tax Credit directly deposited into their accounts starting July 15, 2021. This will substantially offset childcare costs for […]
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EPIC and its members began this legislative session with a mission to support our economic recovery and workforce by prioritizing families and children. The early child care and education industry […]
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“I strongly support investing in childcare. This is a vital course correction after decades of underinvestment,” wrote EPIC Founding Member, David Merage.
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Re-cap of Nicole Riehl, President and CEO of Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC), joined Kristen Blessman, President and CEO of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and Kristin Strohm, President and CEO of Common Sense Institute, as they discuss the impacts of the ‘She-Cession’ in Colorado and how to get working moms back to work. Saja Hindi, reporter for the Denver Post, was the emcee and moderated the panel.
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As a business executive and founding member of EPIC Colorado and the EPIC Pueblo group, I have served on Colorado’s Preschool Policy Leadership Committee over the past 9 months and am proud to support efforts that bring awareness to the importance of early care and education in our economy. After volunteering for 14 years in Pueblo schools, I became sensitized to the issues of early childhood development and the importance of a quality early childhood education for all children.
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The March blog is an impact report authored by the Common Sense Institute and EPIC’s President and CEO, Nicole Riehl. Acknowledging the contributions of women in business and our economy […]
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Early care and education are crucial for a thriving Colorado economy. Not only do working Colorado families rely upon high-quality early childhood education for their children’s learning and care, but […]