Yonkers represents just one fight in the broader battle over desegregation and discrimination.
Pay for Success investors’ principal is returned with a profit only if rigorous evaluation finds that predetermined performance goals are met.
Health care expenses for households with uncertain or limited access to a nutritious diet were 49 percent higher than for those who were food secure.
“People just want a home, right?” Yonkers Mayor Nick Wasicsko asks in episode three. But housing is about a lot more than just a roof over your head.
The scientific evidence is unwavering on climate change. Warmer temperatures, higher sea levels, and more extreme precipitation events will affect everyone.
The outpouring of support after Katrina paved the way for a surge of nonprofits in New Orleans. But was this growth a sign of real sustainable change?
A more meaningful measure of how economic growth has benefited America's workers shows that real median compensation actually increased quite a bit.
If the program is successful, then the government pays the investors back, with interest. If the program fails, the government pays nothing.