Alrick Hollingsworth quietly slipped out of a conference room and into a marble-tiled hallway in the Washington state Capitol. He wanted a jump on the crowd of more than 100 students to have a word with Gov. Jay Inslee, whom he had waited all weekend to meet.
Alrick, 16, didn’t quite know what he was going to say, and it didn’t matter so much as he was putting himself out there, making connections, and speaking up for the needs of his South Seattle community and a homeless man who changed his life.
Women’s work is central to our economy. Most households couldn’t make ends meet without women’s income. Yet, women make less than men across every occupation. Because employers find ways to pay women less, families struggle to pay their bills, and can’t save for education or retirement. Continue reading A Woman’s Work is Never Done: A New Economic Agenda→