Three of the colleges—Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC), and Skyline College—used innovative and successful strategies to implement their benefits access work through the use of student workers.
This is the first installment of our Student Voices series, which will feature a new student story every week in September. These powerful testimonials from actual students speak to the need for a comprehensive reform of the Higher Education Act.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Household Food Security in the United States in 2013 report revealed that more than 49.1 million people (or 14.3 percent of households), including 15.8 million children, struggled with food insecurity in 2013.
A recent Brookings blog post poses a provocative question: “was the TANF welfare program's response to the Great Recession adequate?” While the blog post asserts that it was, the answer is actually a resounding “no.”
In November 2013, the Urban Institute, with support from the Foundation for Child Development, convened practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to explore the impacts of instability on children, as well as implications for policy and practice.