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Recent survey data reveal the effects of COVID-19 on women’s careers 

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Last month, record job losses pushed women and people of color out of the workforce en mass with over 140,000 jobs lost in December alone. The effects of COVID-19 on women’s careers has been extensive. Women in the U.S. have bore the brunt of pandemic-related layoffs, resulting in over 5 million jobs lost according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
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How the $1.9 Trillion "American Rescue Plan" will help communities rebuild post-COVID

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The twin disasters of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic fallout have left families reeling from sickness, unemployment, and increases in food anxiety. Communities of color have especially been disproportionately affected.As President Biden steps into office, it is crucial that these issues be addressed with the recovery plan that will aim to combat these crises. 
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Record job losses in December push women out of the workforce en mass

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New data released last week has revealed that in December employers cut 140,000 jobs. A closer look at the data also reveals a shocking gender gap: Women accounted for all the job losses, losing 156,000 jobs.