Powerful interests have rigged the economy against ordinary people. Our economic policies—or lack thereof—directly contribute to record high inequality, and make it nearly impossible for vulnerable communities to get by, let alone get ahead. TCF fights for racial, gender, and disability justice across our economy, from efforts to strengthen the social safety net to building an economy that values care work.
The Century Foundation and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth held a roundtable with experts to discuss the labor market implications of the pandemic with a focus on women’s racial and economic justice. The following report captures key points from the conversation and outlines ideas for future research.