This Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Asha Banerjee discusses the AAPI community's immense achievements in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the systemic racism and hardship AAPI workers and families regularly face.
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.
Starbucks has announced that it will enforce its existing scheduling polices and eliminate some unfair practices following a recent New York Times article about the harrowing experiences of an employee grappling with an erratic, unpredictable schedule.