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We cut child poverty to historic lows, then let it rebound faster than ever before

Originally published on Vox. When we talk about child poverty, we’re talking about parents being unsure whether they’ll be able to keep up with their utility bills enough for their kids […]

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Nourishing Futures: Strengthening Child Health Through SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) constitutes our nation’s first line of defense against hunger and food insecurity – major drivers of ill health throughout the lifespan. SNAP supports the […]

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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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What was the association between participation in federal COVID-19 relief programs and mitigation of food and housing hardships and disparities among families with young children?

Originally posted on News-Medical.Net. In a recent study published in JAMA Health Forum Journal, researchers evaluated the relationship between the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief programs and the mitigation of household food […]

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Pandemic relief efforts did not reach immigrant families

Originally posted on CIDRAP. Immigrant families living in the United States took some of the hardest economic hits during the COVID-19 pandemic, but benefited less from government assistance and relief […]

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Immigrant Families Struggled the Most with Food Insecurity, Rent Payments during COVID

Originally posted on BU School of Public Health. Although families with immigrant mothers experienced higher rates of food insecurity and inability to pay rent during the pandemic than other groups, […]

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Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Insecurity and Inability to Pay Rent Hit Immigrant Families Hardest

Originally posted on DrexelNEWS. Although families with immigrant mothers experienced higher rates of food insecurity and inability to pay rent during the pandemic than other groups, they reported less participation […]

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Association Between Material Hardship in Families With Young Children and Federal Relief Program Participation by Race and Ethnicity and Maternal Nativity

Key Points Question  What was the association between participation in federal COVID-19 relief programs and mitigation of food and housing hardships and disparities among families with young children? Findings  In this cohort […]

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Changes in Economic Hardships Arising During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Differences by Nativity and Race

Abstract Hardships in early childhood impact health. Few longitudinal studies have examined pandemic-related hardships among families with young children by race/ethnicity or nativity. We used prospective longitudinal data from 1,165 […]

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Ensuring food security and health beyond the Covid-19 public health emergency

Originally posted on Stat News. Expansions to social safety net programs during Covid-19 have been essential for low-income Americans hit hard by the pandemic. But the stabilizing impact of these […]