The representation of women of color in corporate America and political office should reflect their growing economic and electoral power.
As policymakers consider new ideas, developing a policy agenda that promotes the economic security and leadership of black women is imperative.
Divisive rhetoric harms many diverse groups—including women, Muslims, and those perceived to be Muslim—and Americans must use their vote to speak up.
States with conservative policy agendas fare worse on a range of family-related indicators than states with progressive policy agendas.
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If these issues are only publicly discussed in the context of a cult of celebrity, then the hyperbolic debate will continue to miss the real issue.
A national paid family and medical leave program would level the playing field for small businesses and ensure that all workers have access to strong work-family policy.
Women and people of color face significant structural barriers to starting a small business and have lower rates of business ownership, but progressive policies that expand access to capital and support entrepreneurial education can help overcome these barriers.
The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Illinois women gain economic security.
The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Wisconsin women gain economic security.
The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Arizona women gain economic security.
The right policies can go a long way toward helping all New Hampshire women gain economic security.
The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Virginia women gain economic security.
Expanding the work-family narrative to be more inclusive of women’s diverse experiences is essential to developing policies responsive to the needs of all women.
The United States’ most vulnerable women continue to struggle to protect both their reproductive health and their economic security.
For 40 years, the Hyde Amendment has perpetuated inequality by blocking access to safe, legal abortion for low-income women and women of color on Medicaid.