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As federal, state, and local eviction moratoria expire, extending unemployment insurance would reduce the risk of eviction for families whose employment has not returned.
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Many players may have to leave the game they love to search for livable wages in an economy still experiencing record unemployment.
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As employers adopt AI hiring technology during the pandemic and beyond, they have a critical responsibility to ensure the systems they use don’t deepen inequalities.
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No federal law requires natural hazard risk disclosures, despite 74 percent of Americans supporting such a requirement.
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Examining the ups and downs helps us understand not only how bad the economic effects of the pandemic have been over the past five months, but how much worse they may get.
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Investments made in youth apprenticeship now could yield returns for decades to come.
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Rapid re-housing can prevent people experiencing unsheltered homelessness from getting sick, slow the spread of COVID-19, and reduce the number of people involved with police encampment sweeps.
Man waves flag during rally for immigrant workers and families
Excluding immigrant families from COVID-19 emergency supports risks not only their well-being but that of the entire community.
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Prioritizing and understanding the experience of populations with barriers to healthy environments is key to promote health equity in a community.
Graffiti wall says "No Wage No Rent"
The number of people facing eviction and homelessness will increase as protections are removed.

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