Monday, August 2, 2021

Upcoming Events for Black Women's Equal Pay Day (August 3rd)

Tuesday, August 3rd is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. Equal Rights Advocates explains that this commemoration falls on August 3rd "[b]ecause it takes the average Black woman, working full-time year-round, 8 extra months to earn what the average white non-Hispanic man earns in 1 year." That is a staggering statistic to absorb. There are many lunchtime (EST) programs tomorrow that dig deeper into discussing this important topic, particularly as it relates to our nation’s COVID-19 recovery plan.  Here is a compilation of free online programming and resources prepared by Equal Rights Advocates.

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