#SWHELPERSummit

Vote Like Black Women: What does this mean and Why its Important

27 Oct 2021
3:00 pm

Vote Like Black Women: What does this mean and Why its Important

Session Description

Black women in the South are the leaders and the economic drivers in their communities.  With their pocketbooks, they have and continue to do more with less. Everyone should be able to earn a decent living and care for their families. Yet, too many  Black women—are struggling to make ends meet because they are being shortchanged by racial and gender biases.  Black women in the South are changing the narrative by creating a pathway to achieving equity and justice.

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate the historical and present context of black women’s labor in the South.

  • Identify key challenges that black women in the South face in the workforce

  • Learn policy solutions to advance women’s economic security agenda

  • Learn organizing strategies to shifting power at the policy table and the voting booth

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