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May 26, 2023

Pressley, Waters Urge HUD to Prohibit Use of Racially Biased Surveillance Technology in Federally Assisted Housing

High summer temperatures are impacting us all. 

And urban heat islands in my district are 10-15 degrees hotter than neighboring communities.

We need the @EPA’s essential work to continue combatting this threat to our lives and our planet.
I was my mother’s caregiver during her battle with leukemia.
I can’t imagine the heartbreak of losing the job I loved while also losing a parent who loved me so deeply — but that’s the reality for far too many.
We must pass @PaidLeaveforAll & build a just America that cares for our people.
In a just America, we would care for our people.

But today, too many people have to choose between a paycheck and caring for a loved one or welcoming a new baby.

While we fight to #PassPaidLeave, let me hear from you:

What has no paid leave cost you or your family?
Black women earn 66 cents for every $1 paid to white men.

The wage gap isn’t just a number—it’s a damning economic injustice.

On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, we continue our fight to close the pay gap and build an economy that pays us what we’re owed.