Hygiene Poverty: The Hidden Crisis in Colorado

Join us and special guest, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, for a webinar where we will discuss:

- Colorado's 2022 Survey on Period Poverty, Diaper Need, and Hygiene Poverty.

- The importance of creating access to hygiene products, in order to increase attendance in school, at work, and to reduce illness among Coloradans.

- How we can work together to create partnerships to change lives.

January 25, 2023 at 12:30 PM (MST)


Jennifer Weiss-Wolf:

Vice President at Brennan Center for Justice. As a writer and advocate on issues of gender and politics in America, her work has been published in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, TIME, Newsweek and Cosmopolitan, among others. She is the author of the book Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity.

Diane Cushman Neal:

Founder and President of Donations For Dignity - a Colorado community initiative founded to fight hygiene poverty. The initiative works to imagine and implement systemic and sustainable ways to address hygiene poverty in our community. Together with its partners, Donations for Dignity delivers hygiene products where the need is greatest and access is crucial.

Kathy Underhill:

Kathy Underhill teaches policy and advocacy in DU’s Graduate School of Social Work and manages three federal nutrition programs for the Colorado Department of Human Services. Prior to that, she was the founding CEO of Hunger Free Colorado. Kathy brings a deep knowledge of federal nutrition programs and related policy to her work along with extensive experience of how food and nutrition programs are implemented at the local level.