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Shecession: The Impact of a Pandemic Recession on Working Women

March 8, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST

Partner Event

According to the Center for American Progress, women have lost a net of 5.4 million jobs during the pandemic—nearly 1 million more job losses than men. Women are burdened with the hard decision of working outside the home to financially provide for their families or leaving the workforce to personally and physically provide for them. Join us to discuss this came about and what we must do moving forward.

Join Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly and the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls for a Women’s History Month Event. Featuring expert panelists:

Cherita Ellens, President and CEO, Women Employed

Felicia Davis, President and CEO, Chicago Foundation for Women

Karin Norington-Reaves, CEO, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership

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March 8, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST


Via Livestream
United States

Together, we will ensure more women, families, and communities can build their economic power and thrive.

All new or increased gifts will be matched by an anonymous donor!