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1 in 4 dating teens reports being digitally victimized by a partner

1 in 4 dating teens reports being digitally victimized by a partner

Victims of digital abuse and harassment are more likely to be physically abused, psychologically abused, and sexually coerced.

Source: 2013, Teen Dating Abuse and Harassment in the Digital World: Implications for Prevention and Intervention
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At the recession’s peak, 13 million kids lived in families with at least one unemployed parent

Job loss can hurt children’s school performance, as observed in lower math scores, poor attendance, and risk of grade repetition.

Source: 2014, Public Supports When Parents Lose Work
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From 1979 to 2013, real median compensation of all workers increased by 38%

Real compensation

That’s more than double the rate obtained when considering only cash earnings and using the conventional adjustment for inflation.

Source: 2015, Beyond the Wage Stagnation Story
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Texas has just one immigrant legal-aid nonprofit for every 41,250 undocumented clients

Texas has just one immigrant legal-aid nonprofit for every 41,250 undocumented clients

Nationally, at least 684 nonprofits provide some form of legal aid to immigrants; if reform passes, that won’t be enough.

Source: 2013, Immigrant Legal-Aid Organizations in the United States
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In Dallas County, revocation rates for black probationers were 55% higher than white probationers

In every study site, black probationers had substantially higher odds of revocation than white or Hispanic probationers. 

Source: 2014, Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Probation Revocation: Summary Findings and Implications from a Multisite Study
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0.08%: The projected increase in health insurance coverage rates due to ACA’s employer mandate

.08%: The projected increase in health insurance coverage rates due to ACA’s employer mandate

The ACA’s employer mandate will not significantly expand coverage, and it may even have negative effects on low-wage workers.

Source: 2014, Why Not Just Eliminate the Employer Mandate?
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