Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Pandemic debt, childcare responsibilities exacerbates struggles for women

August 8. 2022


The Pennsylvania Capitol-Star ran an article highlighting our Family Voices Amplified survey, quoting Executive Director Noreen Farrell:

“Even before the pandemic, unequal pay, workplace discrimination, and a lack of affordable childcare put women at a financial disadvantage—all of which is heightened for women of color,” Noreen Farrell, executive director of Equal Rights Advocates said. “These community responses confirm what we’ve all suspected. The pandemic exacerbated all of these issues, and while white men, as well as higher-earning white women, are returning to some form of normalcy, low-to-middle income Black and Latinx breadwinners have been set years behind in their careers and financial goals.”

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