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As need grows, it is crucial to address underlying causes of hunger

Originally posted on Crain’s Cleveland Business. Food insecurity is prevalent not only throughout the United States, but right here in our community. Far too many people don’t know where their […]

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Do Housing Affordability and Supply Challenges Need a Justice Lens?

Originally posted on Boston Univeresity School of Public Health Research News.  It is not news to anyone that rents are escalating again in many cities, including Boston, and these high costs […]

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New Poll Shows 77% of Massachusetts Residents Support $600 Child & Family Tax Credit

Originally posted on Boston Medical Center. New polling data released late last week shows 77% of surveyed Massachusetts residents support a $600 state Child and Family Tax Credit. This polling […]

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Letter: Massachusetts lawmakers must look beyond interests of wealthy by including $600 Child and Family Tax Credit

Originally posted on Fall River Reporter. “As Massachusetts lawmakers strive to make the state more affordable and competitive through their long-awaited tax relief package, they must look beyond interests of […]

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MA Lawmakers Work to Enhance Tax Credits for Working Families

Originally posted on Public News Service. Children’s HealthWatch Senior Research and Policy Analyst Charlotte Bruce said that benefits everyone. “When you look at the data of how families spend tax […]

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Bringing Healthy Food and a Community Hub to Roxbury

Originally posted on HealthCity. Help from Boston Medical Center Despite the hurdles that come with finding seed money for a start-up fund and the harsh reality that many entrepreneurs of color […]

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Institute for Research on Poverty’s 2023–2025 Extramural Large Grant Awardees

Originally posted on Institute for Research on Poverty. The 2023 extramural research funding program supports research on how human services program and policy design, implementation, and practice create, perpetuate, and dismantle inequities […]

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Child Tax Credit anniversary: Bittersweet milestone for the anti-poverty movement

Originally posted on People’s World.  Alongside the research team from Children’s HealthWatch and Revolutionary Healing, we shared key findings from our joint report, “I Didn’t Have to Worry,” with researchers from the […]

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More than 100 state and local organizations call on elected officials to pass a $600 Child and Family Tax Credit

Originally posted on Boston Medical Center.  Today, 107 community-serving organizations and institutions called on the Massachusetts Legislature to prioritize children and families in final tax legislation by advancing a $600 […]

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Mass. lawmakers, pass House’s more generous Child and Family Tax Credit

Originally published on The Boston Globe. Re “The Legislature should stop dithering on tax relief” (Editorial, July 5): As state legislators look to act fast on their long-awaited tax relief package, […]