To celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month, Nia West-Bey reflects on role of people of West Indian heritage, including her own relatives, in movements for social justice and Black liberation in the United States.
Providence, Rhode Island is working to ensure caregivers understand just how important a young child's early language development is, and how they can best support it, through their new early childhood initiative, Providence Talks.
Senate Democrats and House Republicans moved forward on budget resolutions that offer visions of the role of the federal government and our nations’ priorities. Both set targets for federal spending and revenues in fiscal years 2014 and beyond, but they would move the nation in…
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) has put forward a budget proposal that calls for block granting of both Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps).
This week, the federal 11th circuit court of appeals upheld the injunction on Florida's suspicionless drug testing program. The decision will continue to prevent Florida from implementing its 2011 suspicionless, or universal, drug testing law for TANF applicants.