FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2021 Contact: Keri A. [...]
By Emma Hinchliffe In 2020, working women suffered unprecedented losses, [...]
By: Stacey Abrams and Alí Bustamante. Photo by Kevin [...]
This article is part of a week-long series [...]
In 42 of 50 states and DC, women were the majority of unemployment insurance claimants. A third of all unemployed women, and four in ten Latinas, have been out of work for more than 26 weeks. The receipt of unemployment benefits, including those provided under the CARES Act, substantially reduces but do not eliminate the odds of hunger or foreclosure threats for women and their families.
Congress needs to act now—women and families risk devastation after December 26 expiry of CARES Act benefits
The CARES Act, passed in March 2020, proved to be [...]
This report, Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery, provides a framework for shared prosperity and equitable economic recovery. It examines the impact of the economic crisis and recession on working women, their families, and communities.
"I experienced unpredictability because I was working full-time and no longer had child care"
(Transcript) Build(ing) the Future: A Symposium on the Policies we need for an Equitable Future for Women & Families
If you don’t understand who’s being most impacted by your policies, your strategies, and what you think should be done, the policies and programs you put forth will be short sighted and not reflective of the lived experiences and realities of those who are most impacted.
I do believe that as parents continue to go back [...]