I testified at a Congressional hearing on a proposal to eliminate SNAP benefits for 3.1 million recipients, including almost 1 million children. In these difficult times, our country must ensure those in need have safe, affordable, and nutritious food. That’s the plea I made during that Congressional hearing before this pandemic, and it’s even more important now.
HUD has proposed a regulation that would effectively eliminate a 2015 policy known as the Assessment of Fair Housing. If implemented, the proposed rule would make it harder to foster inclusive communities and promote fair housing choice for people of color, people with disabilities, and other protected classes.
This Women's History Month, Asha Banerjee and Rosa García write about their respective grandmother and mother to accentuate the power and necessity of postsecondary education for women, particularly women of color.
Ten years ago today, Congress passed the Affordable Care Act. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of health care for economic and physical wellbeing. It is especially important to make known the successes of the ACA, especially during the critical time our country is now facing.