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American Rescue Plan

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. 
Latina worker

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.