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August 30, 2021
Op-ed: Illinois must tackle the widening higher education racial divide

Chicago Tribune

August 27, 2021
Biz, Worker Groups Weigh In on DOL’s Contractor Wage Plan

Law360 Employment Authority

August 14, 2021
Absent from class: What happens when non-traditional college students can’t find childcare?

Newsbreak

August 3, 2021
Black Women Are Still Fighting for Equal Pay

PRISM

July 22, 2021
Chicago State President, Women’s Employment Nonprofit Talk Racial Equity In Higher Ed

WBEZ

June 29, 2021
Many Moms Left the Workforce During the Pandemic. For Some, Going Back Isn’t So Simple.

The Washington Post

June 8, 2021
Improving Economic Status For Women

Comcast Newsmakers

May 11, 2021
Rise of the “She-cession”: Women Hit Hardest by COVID Job Losses

Indy Kids

April 6, 2021
A Conversation with Mary Kay Devine of Women Employed

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago

March 19, 2021
American Africans United: A Discussion with Shirlondra Brooks of Women Employed

Afrique Today

March 18, 2021
Status of Women 2021 – Blog

Project Good Work

March 18, 2021
Status of Women 2021 – Podcast

Project Good Work

March 12, 2021
Column: BBC Dad (And His Kids) Sprung Onto the Scene Four Years Ago. Would That Video Raise An Eyebrow Today?

Chicago Tribune

March 10, 2021
Economists Fear Long Term Effects of ‘She-Cession’

NBC Chicago

March 9, 2021
Our Chicago: Town Hall to Examine ‘Shecession,’ Impact of Pandemic Recession on Working Women

ABC 7 Chicago

March 9, 2021
Women of Color Hit Especially Hard by Pandemic, Unemployment

WTTW

March 9, 2021
Working Mothers Leaving Good Jobs Due to Child Care Challenges a Year into COVID-19 Pandemic

ABC 7 Chicago

March 8, 2021
Rep. Robin Kelly to Host Event to Discuss Pandemic Impacts on Working Women

Chicago Crusader

February 28, 2021
Spotlight On Organizations Serving Chicago Women

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network

February 25, 2021
Women Employed CEO Cherita Ellens on COVID-19’s $64.5 Billion Problem

Rebellious Magazine

February 23, 2021
The She-cession Crisis: Policy Meets Realit‪y‬

Skimm This

February 5, 2021
9 Keys to Inclusive Economic Recovery for All Women

Take the Lead

February 5, 2021
Chicago Hotel Workers Call for City Law to Protect their Right to Return to Work

Chicago Crusader

February 5, 2021
Moms, particularly Black moms, are bearing the brunt of job losses during the pandemic, setting back efforts to climb the economic ladder

Chicago Tribune

February 4, 2021
Three things we must do to ensure an equitable ‘shecession’ recovery

Crain's Chicago Business

February 2, 2021
‘Shecession’ of 2.1M American women leave labor market since start of pandemic, Chicago firm says

ABC 7

January 4, 2021
Judy Miyashita: Director of Marketing and Engagement at Women Employed

Be-Roll News

November 13, 2020
Former Chicago hotel workers call on city, former employers to bring them back to work

Chicago Sun Times

November 13, 2020
Unionized hotel workers rally in Federal Plaza demanding to be rehired when economy improves

FOX 32 Chicago

November 1, 2020
How COVID-19 Fueled the First Female Recession

Women & Wealth

October 29, 2020
Recognizing Latina Equal Pay Day During COVID-19

WBEZ

October 25, 2020
Eight Panelists Square Off in The Great Graduated Income Tax Debate

WCIA

October 21, 2020
Experts Discuss Possible Solutions to College Affordability in Illinois

WSIL TV

October 19, 2020
Chartering Ceremony: NC100WB Chicago Metropolitan Chapter

Chicago Defender

October 18, 2020
Feminist Fair Tax Explainer: Why Women’s Groups Say to Vote Yes

Rebellious Magazine

October 15, 2020
Message Replaces Women’s March in 2020: Be Sure to Vote

WBBM News Radio

October 14, 2020
Women’s March Chicago to Host ‘Zoom to the Polls’ on Saturday — One of Hundreds of Events Across the Country to Encourage Voting

Chicago Tribune

September 28, 2020
Paid Leave Proposals Emerging In Illinois

NPR Illinois

September 25, 2020
How to Help Chicago-Area Non-Profits as They Face the Many Challenges of 2020

Rebellious Magazine

September 8, 2020
Women Employed Releases Strategies to Address Racial Equity Gaps in Illinois Higher Education

Daily Herald

August 26, 2020
Alaska Attorney General Resigns Following Report that He Sent Hundreds of Texts to State Employee

Anchorage Daily News

August 23, 2020
COVID-19’s Impact on Women in the Workplace

ABC-7 Chicago

August 18, 2020
Female Leaders Lobby for “Fair Tax” on Milestone of 19th Amendment

25 NEWS

August 18, 2020
Michelle Packs A Punch — Moseley Braun To Deliver State Votes — ‘Failures’ In Smollett Case

POLITICO Illinois Playbook

August 14, 2020
The Time is Now for Equal Pay for Black Women

The Daily Line

August 13, 2020
‘Black Women’s Equal Pay Day’ Spotlights Persistent Wage Gap

WTTW, Chicago Tonight

August 13, 2020
Centering Women of Color for Lasting Change

CAN TV

August 13, 2020
Congressman Schneider Announces Series Of Virtual Events

The Patch

August 13, 2020
COVID-19 Worsening Vast Wage Gap for Black Women

WBEZ

August 11, 2020
An Advocate Shares Her Motivation Behind Being a Part of Women’s Movement

Free Spirit Media

August 3, 2020
Women & Covid 19: Unequal Risk

Streetwise

July 15, 2020
Women Employed announcements about virtual upcoming events

Free Spirit Media

May 22, 2020
Could COVID-19 Set Economic Equality Back?

Worth

May 14, 2020
Women Employed’s Virtual Luncheon Convened Leaders from Across Sectors to Discuss COVID Impacts on Economy and Working Women

MarketWatch

May 12, 2020
More Than 2,000 Illinoisans Sign Petition Urging Leaders to Enact Paid Sick Time

Rockford Register Star

May 5, 2020
Women Bear Brunt Of Pandemic, Advocate Says

WBBM

April 28, 2020
The 21st Show: Women Make Up Large Share of Essential Workforce

Illinois Public Media

March 8, 2020
6 Incredible Charities That Support Women’s Financial Independence

HerMoney

February 28, 2020
Chicago to Mark 2020 Equal Pay Day on Latina Equal Pay Day

The Daily Herald

February 28, 2020
Equal Pay Day, Latina Equal Pay Day rally planned

Windy City Times

February 21, 2020
Activists and House Lawmakers are Demanding That Women Workers BE HEARD

Ms. Magazine

February 13, 2020
The Push For Paid Family Leave Grows Stronger

NPR IL

February 4, 2020
Things To Do in Chicago Today | Feb. 4

Chicago Tribune

December 20, 2019
In the workplace, women have it worse

Crain's Chicago Business

December 9, 2019
City Club of Chicago: Unfinished Business – Closing the Gender Equity Gap for Women and Girls in Chicago

WGN Radio

December 8, 2019
11 Nonprofits Making a Major Impact in Chicago

Better

December 5, 2019
An Interview Featuring Women Employed

National Diversity Council News

November 19, 2019
Commentary: Rachel Maddow and other debate moderators should challenge Democratic candidates on health, equity and safety for women

Chicago Tribune

November 14, 2019
Conversations for Equal Pay Podcast with Cherita Ellens

Lean In Women of Color

November 5, 2019
Advancing Inclusion Through Pay Equity: The ‘No Salary History’ Law and Beyond

HR Leader

October 16, 2019
The wage gap is not (just) your mama’s problem

The Chicago Reader

September 30, 2019
A new Illinois law prohibits employers from asking job applicants for their pay history. Here’s what that means.

Chicago Tribune

September 30, 2019
Ban on Use of Wage Histories Takes Effect in Illinois

Bloomberg Law

September 27, 2019
Illinois’ new wage history law takes effect this weekend. Here’s what you need to know.

Crain's Chicago Business

August 21, 2019
Joan Esposito: Live, Local, & Progressive with Sharmili Majmudar (1:06:00)

WCPT 820 Radio

August 20, 2019
Commentary: It takes 20 months for a black woman to earn what a man earns in a year. We can fix that.

Chicago Tribune

August 19, 2019
Schneider panel: Gender pay gap hurts individuals, this country’s economy

Chicago Tribune

August 9, 2019
New statewide sexual harassment protections become law

Crain's Chicago Business

July 31, 2019
Gov. Pritzker signs wage history bill preventing employers from asking job applicants previous pay

ABC 7 News

July 31, 2019
Gobernador Pritzker firma proyecto de ley que impide que los empleadores pregunten a los solicitantes sobre historial salarial

Univision Chicago

July 31, 2019
Pritzker signs law barring employers from asking applicants’ pay history

WGN News

July 31, 2019
Pritzker firma ley para combatir la discriminación salarial

Telemundo Chicago

July 31, 2019
Law banning salary history will be life-changing for workers

Crain's Chicago Business

July 18, 2019
Chicago News Report, July 15: Protest in Support of Equal Pay for Women Soccer Players (starts at 18:45)

Medill News Service

July 16, 2019
Soccer fans, activists rally at U.S. Soccer headquarters for equal pay

Chicago Tribune

July 16, 2019
200,000 petition signatures demanding equal pay for women’s soccer team delivered to U.S. Soccer Federation

Chicago Sun-Times

July 16, 2019
Protests Outside US Soccer HQ Show An Escalation Of The USWNT’s Equal Pay Fight

SB Nation: All For XI

July 16, 2019
Equal pay advocates rally at U.S. Soccer Headquarters in Chicago

WGN

June 4, 2019
Illinois Sexual Harassment and Pay Equity Bills Head to Governor

Bloomberg Law

May 1, 2019
Joan Esposito Live: Interview with Cherita Ellens (starts at 1:30:15)

WCPT 820 Radio

April 2, 2019
Everyone Can Do Something: Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace

1871

March 29, 2019
Commentary: What Chicago’s first female African-American mayor can do for girls, women

Chicago Tribune

March 21, 2019
Illinois Bill Aims To Restrict Wage Discrimination

Patch

March 21, 2019
Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Women’s History Month

Shelby County News

March 21, 2019
Equal Pay Legislation Advances to Senate, Stuart Calls for Support with Equal Pay Petition

River Bender

March 7, 2019
Celebrating Womanhood

Lawndale News

February 20, 2019
Historic minimum wage increase will affect 1.4 million Illinoisans

Illinois Business Journal