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The Lily Op-Ed

May 9, 2020 by C. Nicole Mason

The system was never designed for working moms

We understand the system is broken and that it’s not our fault. It was never made for us. It was made for working men.

Labor Day
Five Pathways to Good Jobs for Women

As Labor Day approaches, we’re thinking about the jobs and opportunities that do the best job of promoting women’s economic mobility and security.

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Discrimination, Harassment, and a Lack Of Respect Threaten to Drive Women Out of the Construction Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534  Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research today released a new report showing that more than four in ten women working in the construction trades have seriously considered leaving [...]

November 16, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Will Rebuild the Social Safety Net for American Families, Create Jobs, and Rescue Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research today hailed President Biden’s signing of the $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, calling it a boon for America’s working families [...]

November 15, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Infrastructure Bill is Crucial for the Country, Build Back Better Bill is Crucial for Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 Infrastructure Bill is Crucial for the Country, Build Back Better Bill is Crucial for Women Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research today urged lawmakers to move quickly to [...]

November 9, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Build Back Better Framework Outlined by President Biden is a Down Payment on Fairer, More Equitable Economy that Works for Everyone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 28, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 Washington, D.C. — President Biden today announced a framework for his Build Back Better plan and it includes an historic investment in child care, children’s education, care for our aging [...]

October 28, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

How to best serve the full range of issues faced by survivors of domestic violence

The Boston Globe By Deborah Collins-Gousby It has been well documented that the pandemic — and its ensuing and persistent economic impacts — have had a devastating impact on low-income communities and particularly on communities of color. Loss of income, the reduced availability of affordable child [...]

October 25, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Meghan Markle Gets Political With an Open Letter Advocating for Paid Family Leave

The Root By Maiysha Kai Meghan, the mom of two has entered the chat. The Duchess of Sussex—best known to us commoners as Meghan Markle—took yet another departure from royal protocol this week, penning an open letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority [...]

October 25, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |
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