2019 Black/African American Women’s Equal Pay Day is August 22. This date symbolizes how far into the year Black women, on average, must work to earn what white non-Hispanic men earned in the previous year.
PAY EQUITY COALITION INVITES YOU TO A RALLY/PRESS CONFERENCE at 11:45 AM on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Workers United 750 East Avenue 14607 (enter building in rear).
WEAR RED to symbolize how much women are "in the red" with their pay!
Light snacks will be provided
FREE and open to all
"Be fearless! Speak out for equal pay. Every time you do, you're making it a little easier for a woman behind you. Most of all know that you're worth it!”
—Serena Williams, Ranked #1 in women's singles 8 times and a mother
Join Rochester speakers, community leaders and advocates to rally for pay equity for ALL New Yorkers.
According to the NEW YORK STATE Department of Labor, “Today, Black or African American women are paid the equivalent of 64 cents on the dollar." You read that right, 64 measly cents. Work with us to improve that on August 22 by amplifying our call for change!
SEE RESOURCES AT BlackWomenPayEquity.com
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