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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...

  • INTRODUCTION: ECONOMIC SECURITY SUMMIT POLICY BRIEFS
    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...

News

  • March 6, 2012

     Kathy Krendl, President of Otterbein University, argues that today's woman is not only faced with many barriers -- fewer educational opportunities, lower wage prospects, higher unemployment numbers -- but is also faced with a tangible lack of...


  • March 5, 2012

     The outcry over Rush Limbaugh calling birth control activist Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute,” seems to have worked. Several days after his attempt to slut-shame the Georgetown University law student, Limbaugh...


  • March 2, 2012

     Feminists in the United States, "fed up" with election-year attempts to erode their hard-won gains, issued a sharp reminder that women make up a voting bloc that cannot be ignored.


  • March 2, 2012

    In 2008, Goldman Sachs launched 10,000 Women, a $100 million philanthropic initiative, which at the time, was the largest in Goldman’s history. The goal of the five year program is to provide business and management training to 10,000...


  • February 29, 2012

    Lately it seems I can’t have a conversation with a women’s expert without hearing the phrase “opting out.” “Thirty percent of working women will opt out of the workplace during the course of their career,” they tell...


Member Organizations

Blog Posts

On Valentine's Day, Linda Basch, President of the National Council for Research on Women, wrote an op-ed calling for greater gender equity:This Valentine's Day, skip the chocolates and the teddy...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 1:09pm
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Posted by Kyla Bender-Baird Calling all data geeks! The Bureau of Labor Statistics has made some really exciting changes to its monthly employment situation releases. We now have greater insight into...
Friday, February 5, 2010 - 1:32pm
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February 2, 2010 posted by adminFriday was the one year anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Check out what Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis had to say:The wage gap has significant...
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 6:28pm
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January 27, 2010 posted by Kyla Bender-BairdPresident Obama is all set to deliver his first State of the Union address this evening at 9pm EST. The question on my mind is will he cover issues that...
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 6:31pm
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January 25, 2010 posted by Kyla Bender-Baird Ever since my sophomore year of college, when I took “Social, Class, and Power,” I’ve had the refrain “the rich get richer while...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 5:11pm
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Reports & Publications

Friday, April 10, 2009 - 11:43pm