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Half-Paid Heroes: Working Women, COVID-19, and #LatinaEqualPay Day

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 3:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Deborah S Fischer
Women Other Events
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While on average, women earn 82¢ for every $1.00 men earn, women of color routinely experience much wider wage gaps due to the compounding effects of gender and racial discrimination. COVID-19 threatens to widen those disparities. Join us on #LatinaEqualPay Day, the last equal pay day of the year, for a virtual event with Chicago leaders on working women, COVID-19, and the racial and gender pay disparities that continue to exist in our country. FEATURING: Illinois State Rep. Anna Moeller; Cherita Ellens, President and CEO of Women Employed; Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton; Linda Xóchitl Tortolero, President and CEO of Mujeres Latinas en Acción; Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza; Moderator: Kelly Saulsberry, Director of Policy and Outreach for the Chicago Commission on Human Rights. ---- This event will be livestreamed. STAY TUNED for details on where to watch!