Black History Month has long been an important moment to reflect on the often-ignored history and legacy of Black people. We owe a debt of gratitude to the scholar and educator, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who set out more than a century ago to change…
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Rx Kids, an exciting new program in Flint, Michigan for pregnant people and newborns, began enrollment in January 2023. The first city-wide maternal and infant cash prescription program in the nation, it will provide every pregnant Flint resident with a one-time payment of $1,500 followed…
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During this year’s 2023 tax filing season, the IRS will test a new, free online tax filing tool that promises to help more tax filers access credits that they are eligible for, like the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.
During a group therapy session for teenagers, a teenage girl discusses her emotions.
Young people of color experiencing poverty have noted how racism and discrimination are root causes and key traumas that adversely impact their mental health.
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 7: UAW members attend a rally in support of the labor union strike at the UAW Local 551 hall on the South Side on October 7, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. UAW president Shawn Fain joined members in solidarity with the ongoing strike. (Photo by Jim Vondruska/Getty Images)
By Priya Pandey Lead is a potent neurotoxin and is particularly dangerous for the brain development of infants and young children. Health experts agree that any amount of lead exposure is unsafe for human health. Yet more than nine million homes in the United States…
The Biden Administration’s public charge rule went into effect a year ago, on December 23, 2022. The rule was a major immigrants’ rights win.
A multi-ethnic group of six preschool children with a mixed race African-American and Caucasian teacher, sitting around a table in a classroom. The teacher and some of her students have their hands raised, holding up fingers, learning how to count. The children are 4 years old.