Employers of every size, and in every sector, are competing to win the talent race to attract and retain top talent. Young children are in a race of their own, the complex demands of the modern workplace are constantly competing for a parent's attention. Family-friendly workplace policies and practices allow working parents to be engaged and effective caregivers. Many strategies address the significant cost of employee turnover and workplace stress and distraction. Colorado's Family-Friendly Workplace Initiative is a 2Gen project, meaning that it supports the workforce of today and the workforce of tomorrow. It features research-informed tools and resources highlighting up-to-date examples of employer best practices.

Family-Friendly Workplace Assessment (FF+)
  1. REVIEW the assessment before getting started to ensure you have all relevant information (see below)
  2. REGISTER at Health Links (Colorado School of Public Health) to create your user profile
  3. COMPLETE the online assessment to receive your individualized Family-Friendly Workplace Impact Card


Family-Friendly Workplace Toolkit 

Developed in partnership with Colorado's Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), this Toolkit provides the most up-to-date information available on family-friendly workplace policies and practices. It is available in print and online and includes examples of employer best practices to support working families. The Toolkit is divided into 4 sections: Getting Started; Core Benefits; Need Statement; and, Resource Guide. For more information or to request printed copies, email info@coloradoepic.org.