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With the ratification of the earned income tax credit (EITC), the federal income tax code joined the "War on Poverty" in 1975.
Now, tax credits shape some of the largest and most successful...more
A new research published in The Permanente Journal documents how the Transcendental Meditation technique substantially reduced teacher stress, depression and burnout.
The research examines the...more
The University of Nebraska Lincoln's Alternative Service Break group will be rolling out to California this January to gain insight on migrant workers and their impact on the United States economy...more
An Urban Institute research notes how homeownership and rent subsidies give protection to individuals from experiencing material hardships.
The Survey of Income and Program Participation as...more
A new study, "Still Bubbling Over: California Adolescents Drinking More Soda and Other Sugar-Sweetened Beverages," takes a comprehensive look at youth (2- to 17-year-olds) consumption of sugary...more
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee is probing into the impact of divorce on Oklahoma children and taxpayers with an interim study.
The study will look at lowering divorce rates in...more
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill claim that mothers who completed a mandatory community intimate-partner violence (IPV) program were less prone to be re-victimized and...more
According to a new research led by the European Institute of Studies on Prevention (IREFREA) with headquarters in Mallorca, together with other European and Spanish universities, having authoritarian...more
In CLASP's new report, "In Feel the Heat: the Unrelenting Challenge of Young Black Male Unemployment," it features the employment and job hunting challenges black male youths often...more
According the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, New York City and Los Angeles both account for one-fifth of the nation's homeless population. Both cities have witnessed significant...more