Extreme weather, caregiver struggles, and gender inequity
VNN Weekly Digest May 9-15
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Extreme weather is changing in Oklahoma. What’s causing it?
Caregivers are burned out and underpaid. A new housing model aims to make their work more visible.
(NATIONAL) Lack of affordable workforce housing and meager wages are just a couple of the pain points that make domestic care work difficult to sustain.
Oklahoma remains a national frontrunner of gender inequity
(OKLAHOMA) United WE, a nonprofit organization based in Kansas City, Missouri, partnered with Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business to produce the report, which identified lower pay, lack of access to affordable childcare, and many other challenges that hinder Oklahoma women from achieving their full potential.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Spring has kicked into full gear across the country, with daily chances for severe thunderstorms and flash flooding as well as widespread summer-like temperatures.
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