Project Updates & Analysis

  • June Analysis: Historic Losses followed by Strong Recovery

    This analysis covers June 2020 data. In March, the US took dramatic steps to stop the spread of COVID-19. Many states issued stay-at-home orders and the economy contracted dramatically. Jobs fell away and unemployment spiked. …

  • State of Working Wisconsin: Now Live

    Contact: Laura Dresser, Associate Director, ldresser@cows.org, 608-695-9065   Today, COWS launched the State of Working Wisconsin 2020, which tracks the ongoing economic indicators of the COVID-19 crisis in the state. In just a few months, COVID-19 …

  • We Cannot Rest: Information & Inspiration to Make Good Trouble

    By Michele Mackey Forward Community Investments Interim CEO,  Kids Forward COO (on loan), and honored alum and colleague of COWS   “In the Delta of Mississippi, in Southwest Georgia, in the Black Belt of Alabama, …