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We Want to Hear from You!

We hope you are having a nice fall, and building some amazing life-long connections through your YWTF chapters.  We thank you for all of the hard work you are doing for younger women nationwide. We want to use this blog … Continue reading

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Younger Women’s Issues in the News

Australia Says It Will Open Combat Roles to Women, New York Times Wangari Maathai: A ‘Mighty Woman’ Who Spoke Truth to Power, from the Huffington Post Gains Made in Equality of Incomes in Downturn, New York Times States Attack Planned … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup

Recent research from Harvard University on how we can close the gender gap with small ‘nudges’. “Times Haven’t Changed for ‘The Help’ of Today, from Women’s ENews Obama Administration: Health Insurers Must Cover Birth Control With No Copays,  The Huffington … Continue reading

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A message from YWTF’s Volunteer Coordinator and YWTF’s Founder

***A message from YWTF’s Volunteer Coordinator, Shannon Lynberg and YWTF’s Founder, Alison Stein Dear YWTF Members, It’s incredible to think about the fact that YWTF started over six years ago, with a national meet-up that brought together over 100 younger … Continue reading

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Young Americans and Social Security

Cross posted from the IWPR blog: Young Americans and Social Security By Youngmin Yi Bloggers, policy experts, and politicians are urging young Americans to care more about Social Security, whether they are asking us to love it, hate it, tweak it, … Continue reading

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Budget Cuts

There is a battle in Congress over the federal budget Republicans want to cut some discretionary spending on domestic programs that are in the current budget in order to decrease the overall federal deficit but Democrats are against some of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: YWTF Chicago

NAVIGATE YOUR CAREER WITH YWTF! The Younger Women’s Task Force (YWTF) is committed to improving the lives of Chicago women in their 20s and 30s through collaboration, education, and leadership. Our chapter plans and participates in activities that explore topics … Continue reading

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