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To prevent permanent job loss and damage to a field dominated by women of color, contracts should be designed creatively and with a focus on equity.
It is cheaper to buy a home than it is to rent in two-thirds of US counties. Homeownership can provide the kind of affordability and stability low-income families need.
All kinds of gatekeepers—from journal editors and peer reviewers to government agencies and funders—can help build a system that treats researchers and participants and communities more equitably.
Data show SNAP does not cover the cost of a low-income meal in 96 percent of US counties.
Generative civil justice eliminates inequalities by creating accessible supports that give people what they need, when they need it, in a format they can use to resolve their issues.
Improving subnational resource mobilization will require building on international and local evidence and adapting to changing needs, realities, and opportunities.
The COVID-19 crisis creates a unique opportunity for policymakers to strengthen their states’ grant programs.
The criminal justice field's shift toward person-first language is critical, but there is more work to be done to achieve true systemic change.
Recent evaluation of the ROSS-SC program reveals how service coordinators connect residents to services in times of crisis, in addition to focusing on longer-term health and education needs.
Adding 3 million net new Black homeowners by 2030 can help close the homeownership gap for Black families.

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