This is the median income for a single mom in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
of Women’s Funding Network members invest in women’s economic security
girls know where to get money to start a business
Chicago workers now have paid sick leave
Thanks to the “Earned Sick Time Chicago Coalition,” a partnership of community, faith, women’s advocacy, and labor organizations.
Helping 133 mothers battle addiction
women provided with education, job training, & employment
Community colleges matter for low-income women
After 30 years, she finds college success
of people in Central Ohio associate women with family and men with career
This is a limiting gender norm. The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio is determined to change it.
Domestic abuse impacts economic security
Victorian Women's Benevolent Trust & Good Shepherd research reveals the long-term impact domestic & family violence has on a survivor's long-term economic security.
people "like" medically accurate sex education
And are more economically secure because of it.
building blocks for change
1. Education and workforce development
2. Financial literacy
3. Benefits and wrap-around services
Young + Old = Affordable Urban-Grown Food
Mapping workforce change
Zero interest loans build female entrepreneurs
Economic security = a car + a degree
Economic security =gender equity in agriculture
2160 Memphis women
From 2012 to 2015, 2160 women in Memphis received job training and job placement assistance.
Emergency fund helps women stay in college
Protecting Malawi’s Girls from Early Marriage
The results: 100% + 22 + 32K + 76%
“Scars show... what made you strong.”
A girl’s self-esteem plummets at age 12. Quality out-of-school programming can help.
Minnesota’s Women’s Economic Security Act
Prioritizing women’s economic security as key to the overall economic security of the state.
Goodwill adopts gender lens
And sees remarkable results in programing and in their own workforce.
Zip code 38126
Where 62% of adults + 76% of children live in poverty.
more diverse women leaders in Western Massachusetts
A bus pass out of homeless-ness
Advocating for working mothers
Without subsidies, child care can cost minimum-wage workers in Erie County 75% of wages.