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The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago Lowers Ticket Prices for Those Impacted by Gender Pay Gap

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Carey Dunne explains in this article how the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago will begin a discounted price for museum admissions for anyone who believes that they have been negatively impacted by the gender pay gap.

“In the US, the average woman worker makes around 81 cents for every dollar earned by her male counterparts. (The gap is even more drastic for Black and Latina women.) In an effort to call out this disparity, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago is lowering its price of admission for anyone who believes the gender pay gap has negatively impacted their earning potential.”

– Carey Dunne

Starting next month, anyone who believes the gender pay gap has negatively impacted their earning potential can pay a discounted price for museum admissions. The new policy coincides with the opening of a traveling Laurie Simmons exhibition. In the US, the average woman worker makes around 81 cents for every dollar earned by her male counterparts.

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