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Webinar: Men, Women and the #RacialWealthGap

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  While the gender pay gap is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, we must also look at the intersection of gender, race, and wealth to get a clear picture of how people of color are faring in today’s economy. Join Mariko Chang and David Pate Jr. for a webinar discussing the economic […]

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The Role of Employer Selection in Gendered Job Segregation

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Gender job segregation is the practice of filling certain occupations with mostly male or mostly female workers. Today, 40 percent of women work in jobs that are three-fourths female or more and 45 percent of men work in jobs that are more than three-fourths male. Job segregation is the main cause of the wage gap between men […]

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Human Chain-ed-CPI, Student Loans & Social Security, & LGBT Equality

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  Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore – June 30, 2013 “Human Chain-ed-CPI, Students Loans & Social Security, & LGBT Equality” Featuring: Dani Peri, Field Director at the Alliance For Retired Americans Emily Crockett, Independent Journalist & Editor at Campus Progress Laurie Young, Outgoing Director of Aging & Economic Security Policy at the National Gay & […]

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Who Works? Stick Figures, Gender, and Illustrating the Worforce

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One of our Pinterest boards collects images that reveal that men are the “neutral” sex in contemporary Western cultures. This means that (1)  the image that pops up in our minds when we say “person” or “human” or “worker” is usually implicitly male, (2) non-sexed representations of people are usually assumed to be male (e.g., […]

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45 Years to Equality is Too Long

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Imagine the year 2057. What does it look like? Are you picturing driverless cars, tiny tablet supercomputers, and everyone wearing a pair of Google glasses? Are you picturing a country where women finally earn as much as men?

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For Better or For Worse: The Fight over Single Parenting

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“It’s better to be raised by a single mom.” “It’s worse to be raised by a single mother.” The first argument cited above was written by a single mother who believes that her choice to raise her children on her own gave them “grit.” The second argument was made by a man raised by a […]

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