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5 Practical Exercise and Closing Reflections
Pages 27-30

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... By way of background, she shared that Soma Saha and Anne Ekedahl, the facilitators of the breakout discussion, introduced WIN as "a growing strategic network, working together to advance inter­ generational well-being and equity and, in particular, to change the culture and systems that perpetuate legacies of trauma and exclusion to ones which create dignity and inclusion." The Equitable Economies Policy 1 The library is hosted by Community Commons at https://www.communitycommons. org/entities/cba0eacc-13d9-4cb7-a378-1b3d9468a8a2 (accessed July 6, 2022)
From page 28...
... Other participants suggested a focus on equity across geographies, informed by disparities seen among urban, rural, and suburban areas. An additional conversation focused on ensuring sustainability of short-term employment or economic opportunities such as grants and initiatives, and on employment-related improvements such as matched retirement plans and portability of benefits such as health insurance in order to delink it from a specific employer.
From page 29...
... He traced the workshop arc, beginning with the history and economic forces that constructed "this unjust part of a more broadly inequitable economic system" with a through line "from the reproductive labor extracted from enslaved people where ­parents cared for their owners' children and grandmothers raised their own grandchildren to make that possible, practices that remain startlingly embodied still today." Earlier presentations also highlighted the gendered nature of care work, and the missed opportunities and deliberate policy decisions that excluded agricultural and domestic workers from the pro tections offered to other types of workers. "About 82 percent of nannies, housekeepers, and home care workers entered the pandemic without a single sick day accrued," Baxter said, and care workers, whose work of course cannot be performed remotely, were not prioritized for government loans, vaccines, or personal protec tive equipment.

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