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The NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program can be a model for other communities striving to promote economic opportunity and mobility.
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Four policy recommendations could ensure that redeveloped units remain affordable and available.
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The loss of treatment could cost many their lives and prompt a surge in related costs, which would put a huge burden on families, state governments, and providers.
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The standard zoning reform process hasn't traditionally created equitable outcomes. How can planners and policymakers change this?
Prisons can take actions to treat incarcerated women with humanity, develop a more trauma-informed culture, and reduce some of incarceration’s harms.
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It would hit fewer than 1 percent of earners initially and would never affect more than the top 6 percent of earners.
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Although Latinx and white populations show similar rates of any mental illness, there are disparities when it comes to treatment.
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Many businesses overlooked or excluded from PPP funds, such as local newspapers, still need assistance to weather their pandemic-related shortfalls.
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Paid medical leave benefits could help newly ill and injured workers know their rights and stay in the workforce.

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