Advocacy and Economic Security Resources

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Economic Security

AAUW advocates for all women to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Some of our priority issues are:

Economic Security for Women in Florida


IWPR report on the Status of Women in FL- Poverty and Opportunity

The Status of Women in Florida by County – A Report on Employment and Earnings

Increasing the Economic Security of Older Women- A Brookings Public Policy Report

Older women’s economic insecurity – Op Ed – Sarasota Herald April 18, 2018 Mary Gatta, Ph.D 

Report investigates the experiences of women in retirement in Florida—statewide and focusing on St. Johns and Duval Counties in Northeastern Florida—5 page report with talking points – Mary Gatta, PhD.

Research and Reports

Economic security databases for workers (BEST Index) and retirees (Elder Index).  This databases provides the basic income levels for all 50 states and DC.

The Status of Black Women in the United States

Economic Security for Black and Hispanic Families

Retirement on the Edge: Women, Men, and Economic Insecurity After the Great Recession

Women, Economic Insecurity and Aging in the Florida Sunshine – A Report by Mary Gatta, PhD.

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