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To meet the needs of adolescents, policymakers should consider redesigning safety net policies to build on young people’s resilience, strengths, and creativity.
Tracking TANF diversion programs and understanding how they operate can help policymakers ensure more families get the relief they need.
A member of the Navajo Nation receives their monthly water delivery
Today, more than one-third of the Navajo Nation's population lacks access to running water or indoor plumbing facilities.
The pandemic offers a unique opportunity to rethink our design and implementation of the social safety net.
A few common sense and short-term policy and procedure changes would allow people already receiving assistance through SNAP and TANF block grant programs to continue receiving these vital services during the crisis.
People experiencing homelessness may be particularly vulnerable to COVID-19.
Feeding America network member food banks share their perspectives on using research to help them better serve families in need.
Completing a randomized control trial comes with rewards and challenges for food banks.
The Houston Food Bank shows how programs and partnerships can alleviate low-income families' budget stress.

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