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Poverty & Income Security

Women of color and women more generally are at greater risk of economic insecurity throughout their lives—so NWLC fights for an economy that works for all of us.

Data on Poverty & Income

Data reveals that Black, Latinx, and Indigenous women are more likely to be pushed into poverty because of racist and sexist policies and attitudes.


Housing impacts every aspect of the lives of women, LGBTQ people, and their families—which is why NWLC works across the government and in communities to ensure everyone has fair access to affordable and accessible housing.

Income Supports

From housing assistance to Social Security to tax credits that support families, income supports help make sure that all women and their families can make ends meet, live with economic dignity, and have the opportunity for a brighter tomorrow.

Social Security & Retirement


NWLC fights for a tax code that centers and invests in women—particularly women of color and women with low incomes.


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