How Universities, Students Can Advance Equity For Women Of Color

By Jackson Schroeder

For every dollar men are paid for working a full-time job, women are paid 80 cents. And it’s worse for young women of color — they experience poverty at nearly twice the rate of young white women. 

While this may be news to some, it certainly isn’t to minority women. They endure these inequalities first-hand.

And for young women of color who are struggling to pay for their college degrees, these facts are a sobering reminder that even with hard work, success and a documented education, they likely won’t earn as much as their white male counterparts. 

It’s clear that change is necessary. 

Fortunately, members from The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) are leading the charge to achieve equity. 


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