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NCRW Resources

  • AGENDA Annual Conference 2012 external rev March 30
    AGENDA: NCRW Annual Conference 2012 - Agenda-Setting Nationally and Globally: Leveraging Women's...

    In keeping with a long-standing commitment to advancing women’s economic well-being, the...

  • NCRW Summit Social Supports and Safety Nets Policy Brief (2010)
    Participants in the breakout session on social supports and safety nets focused their attention on...

  • NCRW Background Paper: Reinvesting in Women and Families
    Based on available research, it is clear that while the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has...

  • NCRW Background Paper: Project on the Economic Recovery Act
    In the midst of the current economic crisis—which is exacerbating previously existing...

  • NCRW Summary: Economic Recovery in the Cities
    FEBRUARY 1, 2010 Representatives from New York City and surrounding cities gathered at Columbia...

  • NCRW Policy Brief: Economic Security
    To overcome economic hardship, women need opportunities to learn new skills and earn fair wages in...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Women, Homeownership, and Sub-Prime Mortgages--A Need for Fair Lending Practices
    Sub-prime mortgages threaten the economic security of women and their families. They also impede...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Women and Poverty
    Lifting women and children out of poverty is key to women’s economic security and wellbeing.

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Raising the Minimum Wage--Women and Working Families Benefit Most
    Failure to adjust the minimum wage with rising inflation has kept women and working families in...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Affordable Child Care Needed as Women's Labor Force Participation Grows
    Making childcare affordable is critical to working families and key to women’s economic well-...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Guaranteed Paid Leave--A National Imperative for Women and Families
    The lack of guaranteed paid leave creates economic hardship for the U.S. labor force as well as...


  • March 12, 2012

     Roundup of recent anti-abortion legislation and regulations introduced across the United States.

  • March 12, 2012

     House Republican leaders are looking for a way to reshape the debate over the administration's new rule on birth-control insurance coverage before moving ahead with a bid to nullify the requirement.

  • March 12, 2012

      Analysis by the National Women’s Law Center of jobs data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women gained 86,000 jobs in February – 38 percent of the jobs added last month. However, women have gained less...

  • March 12, 2012

     Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Inc.’s chief operating officer, said the past decade has seen little or no gain for women in top government or executive positions.

  • March 11, 2012

     Women work two-thirds of the world's working hours and produce half of the world's food. Yet, women earn only 10 percent of the world's income and own less than 1 percent of the world's property.

Member Organizations

Blog Posts

By Kyla Bender-Baird According to Obama’s FY2011 Budget proposal released earlier this month, key investments for greater economic security and job creation are education, clean energy,...
Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:13pm
By Linda Basch* Today marks the one-year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). In its first year, ARRA has provided tax cuts to individuals, fiscal relief to states, and...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 6:03pm
By Sara K. Gould* Linda Basch: How has ARRA impacted our economy from a local, community, or individual/family perspective?Sara Gould: ARRA has provided a crucial injection of support to states...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 5:57pm
By Alan Jenkins* At year one, the legacy of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is still unwritten. Most economists agree that the Act has created and saved large numbers of jobs, and helped...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 4:36pm
By Randy Albelda*
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 4:33pm

Reports & Publications

Friday, April 10, 2009 - 10:43pm