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An Atlanta hospital takes on the city’s housing crisis

Originally posted on NPR. BIELLO: Mercy Care in Atlanta is not alone. In the last decade or so, several health care systems across the U.S. have made significant investments in […]

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Friday, December 2, 2022 – Research for People & Planet: Residential Weatherization, Energy Security & Health Disparities

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Allison Bovell-Ammon Interviewed By WNHN Radio

On August 10th Allison Bovell-Ammon, Director of Policy Strategy at Children’s HealthWatch, and Shailly Gupta Barnes, Policy Director of the Kairos Center and the Poor People’s Campaign, were interviewed by […]

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Hunger Vital Sign Explainer Series

Originally posted on Bi-State Primary Care Association. The Hunger Vital Sign is a screening tool for identifying households at risk of food insecurity. The creation of this tool offers valuable […]

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Families struggling without child tax credit

Originally posted on WTVR CBS 6. There’s been a 12% increase in food insecurity since child tax credit payments ended.

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White House Pushes to Get Child Tax Credit to Low-Income Households

Originally posted on The National Interest. In an effort to ensure that more low-income families that don’t file taxes can get their hands on the enhanced child tax credit (CTC), […]

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Children’s advocates want universal free school lunches to continue

Originally posted on The Boston Herald. Advocates are calling on state lawmakers to extend free meals at schools, a program that came into place during the pandemic and is even […]

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Mass. is flush with cash, so now what?

Originally posted on The Boston Globe. With record-setting billions in revenue, we should push to provide tax relief for working families Re “Bakers call for tax relief gets some traction […]

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Food insecurity rises as families lose child tax credit payments, data shows

Originally posted on NBC News. Children’s HealthWatch also found disparities in who received the money, which came to about $300 a month per child. Food insufficiency among U.S. families with […]

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New study shows impact of child tax credit payments for families

Originally posted on NBC News Now. A new study is showing the effects of the child tax credit and how many parents are struggling after Congress voted not to renew […]