Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
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.
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.
From 1979 to 2013, real median compensation of all workers increased by 38%
That’s more than double the rate obtained when considering only cash earnings and using the conventional adjustment for inflation.
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.
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.
0.08%: 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.