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NCJW Celebrates a Budget that Works for Families

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NCJW Celebrates a Budget That Works for Families

WASHINGTON – Yesterday’s release of the FY 2022 Budget Resolution is an exciting step forward to rebuilding an economy that works for women and families. National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following statement:

“The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a disproportionate and devastating impact on women and families, and in particular, women of color. That’s why National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is so pleased to see many of our priorities reflected in today’s FY 2022 Budget Resolution’s reconciliation instructions, including expanding health care, implementing paid leave, fighting child poverty, investing in education, and creating a path to citizenship for millions of immigrant youth, people with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), farmworkers, and essential workers. When passed, these measures will help women, and women of color, return to the workforce and lift families out of poverty.

“The road to passage of this essential recovery bill is long, but we will advocate every step of the way for the policies to rebuild our communities, address longstanding inequities in our systems, and improve the lives of women, children, and families.”

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National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of 200,000 volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. Through a program of education, community service, education, and advocacy, our advocates across the country create lasting social change on our key issues of the federal courts; reproductive health, rights, and justice, and voter engagement. More information on Facebook and on Twitter at @NCJW.


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