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Biden built the strongest safety net in U.S. history. Now it’s collapsing around him.

The child poverty rate more than doubled in 2022 as Covid-era aid programs expired, erasing major economic gains for the…

September 12, 2023 @ 2:06 pm

Poverty Rate Soared in 2022 as Aid Ended and Prices Rose

The increase in poverty reversed two years of large declines. Median income, adjusted for inflation, fell 2.3 percent to $74,580.

September 12, 2023 @ 2:05 pm

How Congress could have prevented the upcoming spike in child poverty rates

In 2021, federal policy action helped to cut child poverty in half and achieve the lowest child poverty rate in…

September 8, 2023 @ 2:04 pm

Professors Bust Myths in Tech Shopping

Many students are unaware of the hidden costs of higher education. Professors can help make college affordable by providing insight…

September 6, 2023 @ 2:03 pm

Senator Celebrates Sending Out New $1,750 Direct Payments

U.S. Senator Tina Smith, a Democrat from Minnesota, applauded her home state in its move to give nearly $2,000 as…

September 6, 2023 @ 2:02 pm

When grief doesn’t end

On a January evening in 1992, I was sitting in our kitchen, reading a comic book. My older sister Claudia…

August 18, 2023 @ 2:32 pm

Full Report Available: Survey by Columbia University and Committee of 100 Reveals Groundbreaking Data on Chinese American Communities

After releasing its executive summary in April, Columbia University’s School of Social Work, one of the world’s leading research universities,…

August 10, 2023 @ 7:03 pm

Read This: Here’s Why Millions Are Losing Health Care.

The safety net that emerged in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic was a game-changer for lower-income Americans. Millions of…

August 9, 2023 @ 2:31 pm

National CARES and Columbia University Announce Historic Partnership

The National CARES Mentoring Movement, an organization committed to healing and transforming the lives of Black children growing up in communities impacted by poverty, by recruiting Black men and women to mentor them; Columbia University School of Social Work, one of the world’s leading research universities; and Columbia University’s Black Alumni Council (BAC), the association for current and future Black alumni from all schools, affiliates and generations of Columbia, announced their partnership at a garden party on Sunday, August 6th at the home of Dr. Michael and Hasoni Pratts in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard.

August 8, 2023 @ 6:18 pm

Most Alzheimer’s caregivers with grief disorder don’t seek effective treatments

Grief is a response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or some living thing that has passed away,…

August 7, 2023 @ 2:29 pm

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