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Antipoverty Programs Having Big Impact, New Government Poverty Measure Shows

Antipoverty Programs Having Big Impact, New Government Poverty Measure Shows | UW Income | Scoop.it
The Census Bureau today released data showing that SNAP (food stamps), the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and unemployment insurance kept millions of Americans out of poverty in 2011, using a new poverty measure that counts taxes and non-cash...

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Thousands of Millionaires Collect Unemployment

Thousands of Millionaires Collect Unemployment | UW Income | Scoop.it
A new report shows that some 2,400 millionaires received unemployment insurance benefits during the economic downturn, a number that has caught the attention of politicians who funded extensions of benefits for up to 99 weeks as the economy crumbled.
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Latino Poverty will Change With Next Generation, Just As it Did With “Whites” |

Latino Poverty will Change With Next Generation, Just As it Did With “Whites” | | UW Income | Scoop.it
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Feeding America: Give a Meal. Triple the Difference.

Feeding America: Give a Meal. Triple the Difference. | UW Income | Scoop.it

For every $1 you give, Bank of America will match your gift with $2! Together we can make 3 times the difference in the fight against hunger.

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Banking on Low-Income Families (SSIR)

Banking on Low-Income Families (SSIR) | UW Income | Scoop.it
The Center for Community Self-Help provides financial services to those who can’t afford to live without them.
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