- The issue: More than two million women have dropped out of the workforce and it is largely the result of structural inequalities inherent in our economy — inequalities that Congress and prior administrations have chosen not to address.
- The good news: In August, the Senate released its plan for a recovery bill and it includes many NCJW priorities, such as expanding health care, implementing paid leave, fighting child poverty, investing in education, and creating a path to citizenship for certain immigrants.
- Our task: Tell our elected officials that it’s critical they pass a recovery bill that protects women, children, and families.
*For DC residents, we continue working towards full voting representation in the US Congress. Click here to tell the Senate to make DC a state!