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 Building Bridges 
 
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 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg  
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Women Workers Demand Bread & Roses!

Women and people of color are disproportionately impacted by the poverty wages allowed under our current minimum wage laws: 45% of women (74.2 million), 59.7% of Black people (23.7 million), 64.1% of Latinx people (38 million), 40.8% of Asian people (8 million), and 58.9 percent of Native and Indigenous people (2.14 million), living in the richest nation in the world, are poor or low-income.

Their work on the frontlines during the pandemic must be recognized with an increase in the federal minimum wage of $7.25 ($2.13 for tipped workers) to $15/hour, which will be their first raise in over a decade. 750 poor people were dying each day before COVID. Their need for living wages, healthcare, and affordable housing is also a national emergency.
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
please notify us if you plan to broadcast this radio program - knash@igc.org

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00:28:35 English 2021-03-08
 New York City
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