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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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Over 1/3 of depressed low-income mothers haven’t seen a doctor or taken meds for their depression

Over 1/3 depressed low income mothers haven’t seen a doctor or taken meds for their depression

Uninsured mothers are less likely to receive treatment: 49.4 percent got no treatment, compared with 33.1 percent of insured.

Source: 2013, Depression in Low-Income Mothers of Young Children: Are They Getting the Treatment They Need?
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43% of LGB teens in relationships have experienced physical violence from a partner

43% of LGB teens in relationships have experienced physical violence from a partner

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens in relationships experience abuse significantly more frequently than heterosexual teen couples.

Source: 2013, Dating Violence Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
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75%: The share of scheduled Social Security benefits millennials can expect with no reform

75%: The share of scheduled Social Security benefits millennials can expect with no reform

The trust fund will run dry in the mid-2030s, but even if we take no action young workers will still get most of their benefits.

Source: 2010, The Future of Social Security
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Men born from 1940-44 reached the peak college–high school earnings gap— $31,000— at age 50

Men born from 1940-44 reached the peak college–high school earnings gap— $31,000— at age 50

But the trajectory of the earnings gap is shifting. For those born between 1970 and 1974,  it was that high at age 32.

Source: 2014, Educational Attainment and Earnings Inequality among US-Born Men: A Lifetime Perspective
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From 2001 to 2011, the number of nonprofits registered with the IRS jumped 21.5%

From 2001 to 2011, the number of nonprofits registered with the IRS jumped 21.5%

As of 2011, approximately 1.58 million nonprofit organizations were registered with the Internal Revenue Service.

Source: 2013, The Nonprofit Sector in Brief: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering, 2013
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