Equality Can't Wait Challenge

Communities Helping to Accelerate and Nourish Gender Equality (CHANGE)

CARE, Inc.

CHANGE will catalyze a gender justice movement across the U.S. by building resilience and collective agency for 100,000 women, specifically focusing on women of low socio-economic status, particularly Black, Indigenous, and other women of color.

Last Updated: January 2022
Competition Participation
Equality Can't Wait Challenge
Equality Can't Wait Challenge
Economic mobility
Current Work Location(s):
  • United States
  • Georgia, United States
  • Texas, United States
  • Ohio, United States
  • New York, United States
  • California, United States
Priority Population(s):
  • Women and girls
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Economically disadvantaged people
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
  • 1. No poverty
  • 3. Good health and well-being
  • 5. Gender equality
  • 8. Decent work and economic growth
  • 10. Reduced inequalities

Executive Summary

In the United States, COVID-19 has laid bare racial injustice and gender-based inequities, exposing unprecedented health and economic impacts for women, in particular Black, Indigenous, and other women of color. CARE's domestic CHANGE Initiative fights gender injustice by building the economic resilience of 100,000 Black, Indigenous, and other women of color in the United States through self-replicating savings groups, connecting them to critical reproductive services, and amplifying the voices of local activists, artists and other women to advocate for their rights and define their futures. CHANGE will strengthen domestic grassroots women's rights organizations through investment in their institutional capacity and innovation in new gender equity approaches through CARE's Innovation Hub. CHANGE has built a strong coalition of partners and is ready to scale. By addressing economic inequality and amplifying the voices of women, this wave of CHANGE will catalyze the next generation of women leaders in the United States.

Organization Details
Lead Organization

CARE, Inc.

website: https://care.org
Organization Headquarters
Georgia, United States
Organization ID
Number of Full-time Employees
501 to 1,000
Annual Operating Budget
$500.1 Million to 1 Billion

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