The Board of Directors is proud to welcome Daisy Chin-Lor as the new Interim President and CEO of IWPR!
To lead IWPR at this exciting time, the Board has asked long-time member Daisy Chin-Lor to serve as interim President and CEO. As a former President of Fortune100 companies, Daisy is a global advocate for women and her extensive experience leading organizations through periods of significant change make her a perfect fit for IWPR.
This poll was conducted between February 2- February 3, 2023 among a sample of 2,201 U.S. Adults. The interviews were conducted online and the data were weighted to approximate a target sample of Adults based on age, gender, race, educational attainment, region, gender by age, and race by educational attainment.
Women are paid eighty-four (84) cents for every dollar a man makes and new research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows that this gender wage gap exists across almost all occupations, even for jobs commonly held by women.
The Wage Gap for Black Women by State
IWPR’s Equal Pay Day series highlights how women’s experiences are not a monolith. This is especially true for Black women, who due to the history of institutional racism and misogyny in the United States, bear the unique brunt of experiencing both gender and racial discrimination simultaneously. The historical repercussions of these systems permeate numerous facets of our country today, particularly within employment.
ALL IN TOGETHER: A FACT SHEET ON THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER IN ACHIEVING STUDENT PARENT SUCCESS AT LAVC
This fact sheet utilizes survey data and focus group data collected by the Los Angeles Valley College’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness and the Family Resource Center survey data. This data was collected in the fall of 2021. Over 200 student parents are represented in the survey and/or focus group data. In addition to the survey, the Family Resource Center (FRC) conducted in-depth focus groups to better understand the student-parent experience at Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC).
IWPR Reproductive Rights Index: A State-by-State Analysis and Ranking
The Status of Women in the States Initiative at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research provides timely data and research on women’s progress and well-being in the United States on a number of important indicators: employment and earnings, political participation, reproductive rights and health, economic security and opportunity, and work and family.
UNIVERSAL PRE-K WILL SAVE FAMILIES $17 BILLION IN OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES
Universal preschool provides excellent benefits to children and families. It improves school readiness and provides long-term educational benefits. Children who attend preschool are less likely to get arrested later in life or face disciplinary measures such as juvenile incarceration.