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Transforming Our Systems: What COVID-19 Reminds Us about Race 

Friday, April 10, 2020

by Tiffany McDowell, YWCA Equity Institute Director The world as we know it is changing. The global COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the cracks in our fragile system. While our communities have faced past crises with resilience and strength, the current situation shows that the safety nets we hoped would be available are not enough. Some… Continue Reading Transforming Our Systems: What COVID-19 Reminds Us about Race 

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Equal Pay Day and COVID-19

Monday, April 6, 2020

by Julie McBratney, Director of Communications Last Monday was Equal Pay Day, a day it was admittedly hard to focus on this year amidst the upheaval of COVID-19. It’s hard for us to focus on anything other than getting the help and services needed to the most economically vulnerable among us. And that population is… Continue Reading Equal Pay Day and COVID-19

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A suggested action plan for your Economic Impact Payment

Friday, April 3, 2020

The following has been put together by our Women’s Economic Advancement team for participants in our Basic Money Management program. It also can be helpful for anyone who is low-to-moderate income. (updated April 3, 2020) Please note that financial information is constantly changing and doesn’t replace any financial advice that best serves your specific circumstances… Continue Reading A suggested action plan for your Economic Impact Payment

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RAPID RESPONSE: Senate Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is mounting some of the biggest challenges and disrupting operations and lives across the country. We are currently facing unprecedented times that require swift and immediate action. The House did their job. It’s time for the Senate to act! Each day, the rapid developments of COVID-19 bring significant challenges and pressures… Continue Reading RAPID RESPONSE: Senate Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act