June 1, 2020
How can colleges and human services agencies enhance their systems to make applying for and keeping benefits more efficient?
May 1, 2020
Let’s think about what “normal” means. “Normal” is what we’ve come to accept as the status quo. As a society, we have normalized poverty, inequality, and disparity. Is this what we want to return to?
April 10, 2020
The reality is that COVID-19 is exposing structural flaws in our system that can’t be fixed overnight. In this moment, let’s be bold about thinking about what can come next.
April 3, 2020
“Food feeds your mind, body, and soul. Food is culture. Food is medicine.” An update on what we’ve been focused on with our partners and clients this past week.
March 27, 2020
Policy changes related to COVID-19 are happening at both the federal and state levels. How does the Families First Act impact the safety net for Americans?
March 22, 2020
Ten years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. While we join our peers in applauding the tenth anniversary of this bedrock legislation, we know there’s still unfinished business to attend to: interoperability.
March 19, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread and the situation across the country evolves, we are focused on solving the challenges to accessing support and services right now.
January 23, 2020
An interactive guide to understanding potential "linkages" between social programs, which can help connect more low-income people to benefits.
January 21, 2020
How do we improve, and simplify, access to nutrition programs, so that more students have the opportunity to flourish?
September 19, 2019
While this rule change directly impacts the immigration process, it has broad implications to our nation’s safety net and to state and local leaders who administer public benefits programs.