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News from EPI Media advisory: EPI’s women economists to discuss policies that disproportionately impact women and communities of color

On Tuesday, October 22, from 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Eastern, the Economic Policy Institute will hold a forum in New York City with its women economists to discuss issues facing workers and their families. These include the minimum wage, paid sick leave, child care, and mandatory arbitration— all of which disproportionately impact women and communities of color.

What: Forum with EPI’s women economists


  • Emma García, Economist
  • Elise GouldSenior Economist
  • Thea Lee, President of the Economic Policy Institute
  • Monique MorrisseyEconomist
  • Heidi ShierholzSenior Economist and Director of Policy
  • Jhacova WilliamsEconomist
  • Valerie Wilson, Economist and Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy

When: Tuesday, October 22
6 p.m.–8 p.m. Eastern

Where: Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice
320 East 43rd St., New York, NY 10017

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