Pay Our Interns Announces FY22 Congressional Priorities

Pay Our Interns Announces FY22 Congressional Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14th, 2021 CONTACT Regina Monge regina@payourinterns.org 786-488-6344 Pay Our Interns Announces FY22 Congressional Priorities Equitable Internship Initiatives Gain Momentum on the Hill Washington, D.C. —  Today, Pay Our Interns announces its congressional priorities for equitable internship programming on Capitol Hill. In 2018, Pay Our Interns successfully pushed Congress to allocate funds towards paid internships on the Hill, helping to secure over $48 million to date.   “The support

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An outcry of support on Twitter can lead to economic justice

PRESS CONTACTRegina Mongueregina@payourinterns.org202-670-7783 Pay Our Interns: It’s Time to End Unpaid Work An outcry of support on Twitter can lead to economic justice Washington, DC–Today, unpaid internships began trending on Twitter with more than 60,000 tweets posted, and many people reflecting on the economic burden of their unpaid internship experience. Internships are an essential path to the workforce for millions of students, but when those opportunities are unpaid, studies have

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Is the American dream possible for young adults amid COVID-19?

Is the American dream possible for young adults amid COVID-19?

It’s no secret: the majority of Americans are hurting right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has sounded one alarm after another, demanding that we finally acknowledge inequities in healthcare, education, housing, childcare, and employment, to name a few. While we’ve made great efforts to combat the effects of the pandemic, there are too many people in this country being left behind.