On the day of Latina Equal Pay Day 2022, this panel offers a discussion of a recent Gaston Institute report which gives an in-depth look at the difference between the median wage income and other labor market outcomes of Latina and Non-Latina women in the Massachusetts workforce. Latina workers are one of the fastest-growing populations in the labor force, yet many still face structural disparities and discrimination that result in low wages and other negative labor market outcomes.
Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz – Massachusetts State Senate
Samantha E. Erskine, PhD. – Assistant Professor, College of Management, UMB
Elsabel Rincón – Founder of The Welcome Immigrant Network
Andrea Silbert – President Eos Foundation
Ari Velóz – Community Program Manager at Massachusetts Growth Capital Corp.
Lorna Rivera, PhD. – Director Mauricio Gastón Institute
Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, PhD. – Chief Executive Officer, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción.