As the COVID-19 outbreak—and its effects on the economy—continues to spread across the United States, it is vital for lawmakers to take immediate steps to strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in order to protect those who are most vulnerable.
The Senate’s coronavirus stimulus bill doesn’t do nearly enough to help families and small businesses.
Congress must work to address the issues that are facing homeless individuals, families, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The way poverty is measured in America may seem like just a technical choice, but doing it correctly can improve millions of lives.
Business growth in rural communities is falling behind that of other communities; this trend must be reversed in order to foster resilience.
Reforming the United States’ place-based investment framework is no easy feat, but for the sake of equity, it is well worth the endeavor.
President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposes large cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), placing additional burdens on families already struggling to make ends meet.
‘It Would Bring so Much Relief to so Many People:’ How Washington’s Clean Slate Legislation Could Give People a Second Chance
Carolina earned her second chance; Washington should let her have it.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed multiple rules that target housing access for marginalized communities and weaken protections against discrimination.
As weather and climate disasters become more devastating and costly, Congress must design bold and equitable policies to reduce carbon and other pollution and protect communities from the worst impacts of climate change.
While payday lenders have traditionally preyed on vulnerable populations, they now have a new target: young people. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has allowed Washington’s culture of corruption to support this predatory industry.
A new study offers insight into the experiences of college students grappling with food insecurity.
One year out from the 2020 election, American voters support a range of pragmatic government actions to expand health care access and reduce costs; increase taxation on the wealthy; help low-income families with basic living necessities; and check corporate power.
With the passage of Michigan’s Clean Slate bill, people like Jarret could finally have a second chance.
Guaranteeing legal representation for renters facing eviction not only is a highly effective means of keeping renters in their homes, but it also benefits whole communities by preventing homelessness, preserving affordable rental homes, and more.