Four Key Facts About Women in the Criminal Legal System

Criminal Justice Reform, Health Care, Racial Justice, Women

As Women’s History Month comes to a close and Second Chance Month begins, we are reflecting on the disproportionate impact of collateral consequences of our justice and legal system on the lives of young women, and highlighting four facts about women in the criminal legal system.
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The Administration Should Prioritize Women and Other Frontline Communities in a Green Jobs Recovery

Climate Change, Progressive Economics, Racial Justice, Women

Creating high-quality, well-paid, unionized jobs in the clean energy sector, particularly in frontline communities, would go a long way towards addressing the economic, gender equality, and climate crises facing today’s generations.
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Four Ways Debt-Free College and Canceling Student Debt Would Be Good for Women

Progressive Economics, Racial Justice, Student Debt, Women

The gender wage gap and the student debt crisis are inextricably linked. Addressing the student loan crisis through debt-free college and broad-based student loan cancellation would help alleviate some of the economic burden that women, particularly women of color, face in our society. 
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