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WOW released a new analysis of Census Bureau data. Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and Older Americans demonstrates the vulnerability of older adults who live above the poverty line but whose incomes are insufficient to pay for basic needs and protect them from future poverty. Click here to learn about the impact of economic insecurity in the states, among women and among all races and ethnicities.

For more research, including WOW's family and elder economic security data, visit the Economic Security Institute.





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Important message from WOW's Board of Directors: It is with a heavy heart that the Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) Board of Directors shares this news with you. After much consideration and deliberation, the Board has decided to wind down operations after 50+ years. Read more here.

For information on the Economic Security for Survivors (ESS) Project move, please contact Sarah Gonzalez Bocinski at or sign up for the ESS Project email list for updates.

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