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The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at is committed to applying research to understand and overcome poverty. Home of .
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ICYMI: "The barbershop is a critical place to funnel information about health through dialogue & critical discussion” Exec Dir, mental health scholar & ex-barber on its potential to counter help-seeking stigma.
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McSilver Institute Aug 17
"The centuries-old belief in racial differences in physiology [masks] brutal effects of discrimination & structural inequities, instead placing blame on individuals & their communities for statistically poor health outcomes"
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McSilver Institute Aug 16
On this week's : senior editor joins the FAQ crew to run down the latest twists in the terribly twisted Jeffrey Epstein saga and discuss the NY Child Victims Act.
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McSilver Institute Aug 15
Yesterday 's Chief Program Officer Dr. presented on frameworks for defining value at the Value-Based Purchasing Conference. Today our Healthcare Strategy Officer Boris Vilgorin presented there on building provider partnerships.
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McSilver Institute Aug 15
Congratulations to 2019 Honoree for the opening of the CA elementary school bearing his name! May his fearless example inspire generations of students who enter its doors.
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McSilver Institute Aug 15
"Black Americans have also been, and continue to be, foundational to the idea of American freedom." 's searing essay introducing the explains why.
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McSilver Institute Aug 14
Pregnant women face discrimination up and down the economic ladder—but low-wage workers suffer most. 1/5 of pregnant workers hold low-wage jobs in industries that generate the most complaints, such as retail and food service. Via
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McSilver Institute Aug 14
When do kids start school? As early as July or as late as September | Pew Research Center
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McSilver Institute Aug 14
Roles of cyberbullying, sleep, and physical activity in mediating the effects of social media use on mental health and wellbeing among young people in England: a secondary analysis of longitudinal data - The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
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TheHaitianRoundtable Aug 13
Congrats on her upcoming book "MOVING FORWARD”. HRT, + community co-sponsors will help kick-off the 1st week of her book tour, Nov. 6th .
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McSilver Institute Aug 13
Lady Liberty beckons the huddled masses. She is not a bouncer.
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McSilver Institute Aug 13
Congrats to for the upcoming launch of her memoir "MOVING FORWARD"! , and community co-sponsors will help kick off the first week of her book tour, Nov. 6 in NYC.
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McSilver Institute Aug 13
A new rule could block immigrants from getting green cards if they’ve used government benefits or are found likely to use them, hitting hardest the low-income legal immigrants who do much of US’s labor on farms and in the service industry.
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McSilver Institute Aug 12
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McSilver Institute Aug 12
Students: There are reasons that inequality persists. Learn about them and get ready to be an agent of change in the world. Register to take Inequality (UNDSW-US 110) in Fall 2019. Details:
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McSilver Institute Aug 11
As the nation grapples with last weekend’s mass shootings and debates new red-flag laws+ tighter background checks, some gun control advocates say the role of misogyny in these attacks should be considered in efforts to prevent them. via ⁦
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McSilver Institute Aug 11
Why changing the future of family in poverty doesn't only involve help with changing their zip code, but also help with knowing *which* zip code will enable a better life. Via
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McSilver Institute Aug 10
Here's how uncertainty surrounding the “public charge” rule is leading to hardship for immigrant families, across citizenship statuses, via
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McSilver Institute Aug 9
"The barbershop is a critical place to funnel information about health through dialogue & critical discussion” Exec. Dir., mental health scholar & former barber on its potential to counter help-seeking stigma.
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McSilver Institute Aug 8
"'Government please show some heart,' Gregoria cried. 'Let my parent be free.'" Separating young children from their parents can lead to traumatic or toxic stress, which can create permanent emotional damage. Via .
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