Millions of America’s Working Poor May Lose Out on Key Anti-Poverty Tax Credit Because of the Pandemic
August 3, 2020 via The Conversation – The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is the federal government’s largest cash safety net program for working families with children.
Ten Bucks Left, No Place to Go
August 1, 2020 via The Washington Post – As emergency pandemic assistance runs out, a reporter tracks the stories of ten D.C. residents trying to navigate their…
A Los Angeles Nonprofit’s Call for Homeless Housing Solutions Draws 40 Shelter Ideas
July 24, 2020 via Dwell – A Los Angeles non-profit has launched The Rapid Shelter Innovation Showcase, an open call for architectural designs that can quickly house…
Understanding Homelessness in America
July 6, 2020 via Bloomberg CityLab – This explainer traces the checkered history of policy reforms that got us where we are today.
Racial Repression Is Built Into the U.S. Economy
June 4, 2020 via Bloomberg – Children of black families will earn less as adults than children from white families coming from the same neighborhoods with the…
For Many Americans, Poor Water Access Heightens the COVID Threat
May 21, 2020 via US News – For over two million Americans who lack running water and wastewater services, handwashing isn’t so simple.
What Life Is Like for Millions of Americans Facing Financial Ruin Because of the Pandemic
May 7, 2020 via Time – What’s happening to workers who were already living paycheck to paycheck before the pandemic struck and cost them their jobs
Poll: Nearly 1 In 5 Households Has Lost Work Because Of Pandemic
March 17, 2020 via NPR – Workers are just beginning to the feel the economic impact of the coronavirus, as restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, airlines and many…