While May’s data had some bright spots, there are also some concerning findings, especially with cuts to programs like TANF and SNAP looming.
Better data about race and ethnicity is critical for advancing gender justice
Inclusive, comprehensive data on racial and ethnicity is essential for gender justice and the work of the National Partnership.
Gen Z enters a strong job market – but the future is uncertain | #JobsDay May 2023
The job prospects for Gen Z are strong, but young workers face an uncertain economic future that could shape their earnings and careers for years to come.
This Earth Day, Let’s Treat Environmental Justice as a Gender Equity Issue
As we celebrate Earth Day and reflect on the steps we can all take to protect our planet, it’s important to highlight that climate change doesn’t impact everyone equally. Decades of racist policies – from housing to infrastructure to economic policies – often restricted low-income communities and communities of color to areas with more environmental hazards and heavy pollution.
Black women’s unemployment hits a historic low – but there is more to do | #JobsDay April 2023
The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is starting off April with some promising news: Black women ages 20 and older have hit their lowest unemployment rate ever recorded in half a century of data, 4.2 percent. This is a good...
How Racism and Sexism Create the AANHPI Wage Gap
Data analysis shows how racism, sexism and ableism push Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander women into lower-paid jobs and undervalue their work.
New Data on Veterans Show High Unemployment for Young Women
New data reveal employment challenges for young women veterans, veterans of color, and disabled veterans.
Occupational segregation – a legacy of racism, sexism and ableism – is a major contributor to the wage gap
There are many contributing factors to the wage gap, including racism, sexual harassment, and a lack of family-friendly policies. For Equal Pay Day this year, our team took a closer look at occupational segregation.
Unemployment Increases for Women of Color Mean the Fed Should Pause Interest Rate Hikes | #JobsDay March 2023
Today’s new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for February reveal that the economy is starting to show signs of softening and that gains for women of color – who have long been marginalized in the labor market – are at risk.
Six Books You Should Read To Celebrate Black History Month
In a time when Black stories and Black history are being erased and censored, uplifting those stories and the people who tell and live them is critically important. That’s why this Black History Month, some of the National Partnership staff have put forward book recommendations by Black authors.
Black women have done a lot for the economy and the country. We need to do more for Black women. | #JobsDay February 2023
This month’s #JobsReport drops at the beginning of #BlackHistoryMonth – so we took a close look at how Black women are faring. And it’s pretty clear that while Black women have done a lot for the economy, the economy – and policymakers – need to do a lot more for Black women.
Health Care Equity and Alternative Payment Models (APMs) – Sinsi Hernández-Cancio on the “Spotlight on Action” podcast
Vice President of Health Justice Sinsi Hernández-Cancio was a guest on Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network’s Spotlight on Action podcast to talk about moving the health care system towards one that effectively cares for every single person in this country – with dignity, excellence and respect.