Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County details the impact of tax refunds on United Way tax filers and describes United Way’s new initiatives helping low income adults secure living wage jobs, tax … Read more
Establishing a Community Land Trust in Jackson, Mississippi analyzes the housing cost burden on families in Jackson and the potential of community land trusts (CLTs) to address these disparities, highlighting particular mechanisms in facilitating CLTs in the city.
Gentrification & Gender Expectations: Women in the Fruitvale explains the challenges that Latinas face as mothers, wives, immigrants, and victims of tenant harassment, and the importance of empowering these women to strengthen themselves and their community.
Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing is a resource guide for food access programming in affordable housing communities. It includes best practices and existing models for gardens, edible landscaping, cooking and nutrition education, and low-cost farm shares. It also offers recommendations … Read more
Keep Chicago Renting: Grassroots Implementation of a Chicago City Ordinance is a resource for advocates and organizers working on tenants’ rights. It provides an outline of the new city ordinance and a model for how to reach out to vulnerable … Read more
There is an emerging commitment on the part of donors, governments and other non-governmental organizations to build resilience as a means to achieving real and lasting change for those most vulnerable in chronic crisis areas, such as the Sahel and … Read more
This paper is part of a series of occasional white papers produced by the Congressional Hunger Center that offer a concise “primer” on key aspects of policymaking and implementation on childhood hunger and nutrition issues. The series is intended to … Read more
This paper offers policy recommendations for reforming the South African RDP Housing policy to shift away from a mindset focused on delivery of numbers (the construction of as many houses possible in the shortest amount of time), and towards actions … Read more
Rights & Resources Guide for Job-Seekers and Employees is a hand-held resource intended to inform Prosperity Center guests on the rights of employees and job-seekers in Mississippi as well as where they can go in the Jackson area to address … Read more
Microfinance to Improve Child Health: The feasibility of peer-group microlending to create a healthy, hunger-free community assesses the feasibility of peer-group microlending initiatives for women who receive public benefits in Philadelphia.
Give Ohio a Boost: Promote the Earned Income Tax Credit is a training guide for advocates and direct service providers to promote the Earned Income Tax Credit to their clients.
The Status of Low-Income Seniors in Eugene, Oregon shares results and analysis of a survey designed to better understand the state of hunger and poverty among low-income seniors in Eugene so that service providers can address the problems, and craft … Read more