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Latina Equal Pay Day 2019

WISER and MANA Release Report on the Latina Savers Project 

November 20, 2019, is Pay Equity Day for Latinas - the day that symbolizes how far into the year Latinas must work to earn what white non-Hispanic men earned in the previous year. Latinas who work full time are typically paid 54 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men.

To mark this day, WISER and MANA, A National Latina Organization are pleased to release a report on the Latina Savings Project. The project was designed to support  Latinas in developing a habit of saving through education and hands-on access to savings accounts. Read the press release and learn more about Latinas and Pay Equity

 

 

November is National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month is a time to support and celebrate the important role family caregivers play in our nation. The majority of caregivers are females, many of whom take time out of the workforce to provide care. For many women, being a caregiver puts them at greater risk for financial insecurity throughout their lives.

Take care of yourself while taking care of others. This month, follow WISER on Facebook and Twitter for information and resources about and for caregivers. 

 

 

Announcing the 2019-2020 iOme Challenge!

The iOme Challenge is an essay competition operated by WISER that encourages younger generations to challenge status quo thinking about the current state of retirement and propose policy recommendations. Each year, student teams from across the country respond to the iOme Challenge Question in the form of a 5,000-word essay.

The winning team will share a $5,000 prize, and present their essay at a June forum in Washington, DC. The deadline for submissions is April 26, 2020. Learn more at iOmechallenge.org.

 

 

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