Texas women face higher rates of poverty, due to policy choices and systemic barriers

Texas women face higher rates of poverty, due to policy choices and systemic barriers

The Texas Women’s Foundation has been drawing attention to the economic issues facing women in Texas for years, focusing on four “pillars” that produce financial security: education, childcare, insurance illness and housing. Dena Jackson, the foundation’s chief strategy officer, said these day-to-day issues haven’t always received the attention they deserve. But the pandemic has changed …

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