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  • Departments March 8, 2010

    Ending Poverty, Not Welfare Briefing

    The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) and other co-sponsor organizations, hosted a briefing on Ending Poverty, Not Welfare, in which they call for a reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).    This briefing included a panel discussion for four women who lived in poverty.  They were often jobless, sometimes homeless and

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  • Departments February 23, 2010

    NAACP Announces New Chairwoman of the Board

    Roslyn M. Brock, the new Chairman of the NAACP Board I am pleased to introduce myself to you as the new Chairman of the Board for the NAACP. As the NAACP begins its second century of advocacy, I feel the deep responsibility to put forward a civil and human rights agenda for the years ahead.

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  • Departments February 22, 2010

    Machinists Member Talks Organizing and CLUW on Radio Show

    Check out the websites to learn more: The Solidarity Effect Northwest Delta Organizing Information Coalition of Labor Union Women  

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  • Departments February 1, 2010

    Gender Wage Gap Found In Federally Funded Training

    Big Gender Wage Gap Found After Federally Funded Training A new Briefing Paper, The Workforce Investment Act and Women’s Progress: Does WIA Funded Training Reinforce Sex Segregation in the Labor Market and the Gender Wage Gap?, released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, shows that federally funded training may reinforce sex segregation and the

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  • Departments January 29, 2010

    NAACP Calls for Rally In Support of President’s Agenda

    Just minutes ago I witnessed President Barack Obama complete his first State of the Union address. Sitting there the House chambers, I was humbled by how far we have come as a nation. The president’s address was a testimony to the power of we:  we, who dared to dream that breaking the centuries-old color barrier,

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