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Urban Institute 8h
Greg Acs: "Having a budget poverty line based on food consumption from over 50 years ago doesn't quite make sense given what people are spending their money on now." (via )
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Dulce Gonzalez of talks about new research on the chilling effects of the proposed public charge rule on : Hispanos se abstienen de pedir ayudas por temor a ser "carga pública";
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Urban Institute 10h
Children in DC's Wards 7 and 8 see higher asthma rates than the rest of the city, reports : More:
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Urban Institute 11h
About 1 in 3 students who enroll in college never earn a degree, write & .
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On 6/5, join , , & for a workshop on accessing, analyzing, & visualizing data. Secure your spot here:
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Urban Institute 13h
From : Why is it so hard to build and maintain inexpensive housing? Related:
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Urban Institute 13h
.: "It’s discouraging folks from participating in programs for which they’re eligible, for which their children are eligible because they’re worried it might impact their green cards or other immigration issues in the future." (via )
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Urban Institute 15h
From : Mecklenburg County, NC's African American population has ballooned by 64% since 2000.
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Khuloud Odeh 15h
Congratulations to one of our brightest talents of on award
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A proposed rule would strip transgender protections at homeless shelters, reports : Worth revisiting:
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.: "If people don’t feel like they are treated justly or fairly, that can only produce one thing, and that is alienation."
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Urban Institute May 22
From : How a proposed rule is prompting immigrant families—including US citizens—to avoid or drop government food, medical, & housing benefits out of fear that enrollment would prevent family members from securing permanent residency.
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Urban Institute May 22
.: "Housing does mean a shelter, but that shelter is situated within somewhere. So housing is also neighborhoods." (via )
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Urban Institute May 22
New report explores and exposes neighborhood disparities in investment flows in Chicago (cc: )
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Urban Institute May 22
"Although it has not been finalized, the proposed expansion of has already led families to stop participating in programs that help them meet their basic needs."
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Urban Institute May 22
The growth in number of undergrads at US colleges & universities has been fueled almost exclusively by an influx of students from low-income families & students of color, find & A. Cilluffo:
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Urban Institute May 22
.: "While the findings are stark and definitely a call to action, Chicago is definitely not alone in these trends." (via )
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Policies for Action May 21
Many Americans struggle to balance work and responsibilities. How can help people shoulder this burden? Register for our May 31 webinar w/ to find out:
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Urban Institute May 22
From : Kids with low test scores from high-income families are more than twice as likely to achieve high-income status as adults than high-scoring kids from low-income families.
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Urban Institute May 22
The federal government has never used the census to directly ask for the citizenship status of every person living in every household in the US, finds .
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