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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

  • December 22, 2011

     In a survey of 61 cohabiting couples aged 18 to 36 in Columbus, Ohio, researchers from Cornell and the University of Central Oklahoma found that women, particularly lower-income women, were concerned about being trapped in marriage and having no...


  • December 20, 2011

     With states under pressure to cut their budgets and federal stimulus money gone, low-income working parents are facing a paradox. Just when they have to work longer hours to make ends meet, they are losing access to the thing they need most...


  • December 19, 2011

     In northern India, where one in two girls is wed before the age of 18, the rate of child marriage is dropping—and an innovative program is paying girls to stay unmarried.


  • December 18, 2011

     Younger women, blacks and women with a high number of recent life disruptions are more likely than their counterparts to get second-trimester abortions, a new study from the Guttmacher Institute finds.


  • December 18, 2011

     A number of studies have shown that women overall tend to be less confident about their retirement than men, and a study released by Wells Fargo shows that this holds true even for wealthy women.


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Blog Posts

December 5, 2008 posted by adminKyla Bender-Baird: What are your wildest dreams for Michelle Obama's four years in the White House?  (What alternate title for her might you suggest instead of...
Friday, December 5, 2008 - 7:02pm
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December 2, 2008 posted by admin“As Barack Obama introduced Hillary Clinton as his nominee for Secretary of State on Monday, the wish of many during the heated presidential primaries came true...
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 - 8:15pm
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Dear Timothy Geithner,
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 9:10pm
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Posted November 24, 2008 by Linda BaschLinda Basch: What three recommendations do you have for Timothy Geithner, our next Treasury Secretary?Sara Gould: First, we must strongly urge that the next...
Monday, November 24, 2008 - 3:45pm
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November 21, 2008 posted by Kyla Bender-Baird [caption id="attachment_722" align="alignleft" width="258" caption="Ellen Bravo, Lilly Ledbetter, Pamela Stone...
Friday, November 21, 2008 - 12:40pm
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Reports & Publications

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