Working adults increasingly are interested in pursuing postsecondary education, but they are also less confident about the value of college.
The economic recession caused by Covid-19 has disproportionately affected women, especially women of color. IWPR President/CEO Nicole Mason joins CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction podcast for a discussion on how the pandemic has exposed gaps in our childcare and employment systems.
Working parents are feeling the sting of the coronavirus pandemic — and it's hitting women especially hard.
Women continue to be disproportionately affected by the COVID 19 pandemic as they remain 6.1 million jobs below pre-COVID levels from February, despite making a gain of 800,000 jobs compared with men’s 600,000 new jobs since July.
IWPR President and CEO C. Nicole Mason addresses women and the child care crisis during an interview with CNN’s First Move with Julia Chatterley.
Widespread Decline in Household Income During COVID-19 Pandemic Contributes to Food Insufficiency Among Families
COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the economic security and well-being of families. In addition to finding and sustaining employment, many families are struggling with food insufficiency, a direct consequence of lost earnings. Nationally, more than 37 million Americans, including more than 11 million children are food insecure.
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Halting Recovery Leaves Women’s Unemployment in Double Digits, and Women’s Payroll Employment Still 6.9 Million Below Pre-Crisis Levels
New jobs figures from July show much less job growth than in the previous month, and while women were the majority of those who gained jobs, they continue to face a higher jobs deficit than men, according to the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics latest Employment Situation release.
From February to May, 11.5 million women lost their jobs [...]
Here’s how much school closures will cost parents in lost wages, reduce GDP — and negatively impact the nation’s education system
The American public-school system is already largely segregated by race, [...]