Issues: Race and Gender


The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Executive Summary Since the spread of COVID-19 accelerated in mid-March of this year, the sharp decline in U.S. economic...

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Race and COVID-19

COVID-19 is like a chemical in which one dips a photographic print—it gradually reveals things that you could not...

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A Step Towards Pay Equity in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order yesterday aimed at combating pay equity in Pennsylvania. The order, called “Equal...

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Global…and Pennsylvania…Fight for $15 Still Growing This 4-15

Today is April 15, also known as “4-15.” In 300 cities in 40 countries today fast food workers are...

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Report Ranks Pa. 23rd Among States, Gives It C+ Grade, for Status of Women

A new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research ranked the 50 states and the District of Columbia...

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Racial and Class Segregation Worsen in PA Public Schools

A report by UCLA’s Civil Rights Project shows that racial and economic class segregation continue to worsen in Pennsylvania’s...

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