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Two men paddle in high water in the Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area August 31, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Disparities in wealth and power that exist before a storm can predict how households will fare after.
Young family with child
Data show the severity and duration of distress may be longer for households of color, and programs should consider the need for additional time for recovery
older man looks out window
Social Security could make it easier for those eligible for old age benefits after age 62 to opt in and out of benefit receipt and collect partial benefits.
Man working at computer
Our current labor market places a high premium on postsecondary degrees, but degrees may not always signal job seekers’ competencies.
House in shadows
These constraints will hamper our ability to bring all households out of the crisis and onto the road to a full recovery.
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers wear facial covering while monitoring an "Open California" rally in downtown Los Angeles, on April 22, 2020.
Creating a common set of facts and focusing on smaller geographies within a city can help move toward shared understanding and collaborative solutions.
Maria Mora came to find information about her claim but found the California State Employment Development Department was closed due to coronavirus concerns on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Canoga Park, CA.
In April 2020, unemployment rates increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Young woman reclines on bed
Many of the youngest adults will need more support to recover from this recession and start adulthood on solid footing.
Volunteers help prepare bags of food to aid those in need during the coronavirus outbreak at the Arlington Food Assistance Center, on April 28, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
"How we show up for partners now will shape the future of our partnerships."
A man walks by the Farragut Houses, a public housing project in Brooklyn on March 16, 2017 in New York City.
The pandemic has heightened the need for increased funding to prevent the even greater crisis threatening the viability of thousands of public housing units and residents’ health and well-being.

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