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An apprentice learns from their mentor
Youth apprenticeships can provide students with valuable work experience and earnings to help them weather an unsteady labor market.
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Improving accountability to victims makes the justice system more equitable and fair.
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Data show that when even affluent buyers must stretch to become homeowners, they are likely to look to low- and moderate-income neighborhoods to purchase homes.
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Expanding compassionate release could help prisons reduce deaths from COVID-19.
Children study remotely
The legacy of racism may be more visible during the pandemic, but it operates all the time, making it harder for Black and brown children to succeed in school and learn at home.
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Addressing structural risk factors, such as chronic homelessness and housing insecurity, is key to creating safe communities where Black LGBTQ people can thrive.
Demonstrators in favor of LGBT rights rally outside Supreme Court
The principles the court affirmed could have far-reaching impact across many facets of life, including health, housing, and education.
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If adopted, the approach in this bill could reduce the number of uninsured people, because more people would find postsubsidy coverage affordable.
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Communities need to dismantle exclusionary barriers and rebalance spending to invest more equitably across neighborhoods.
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Approximately 4.3 million custodial fathers living with children younger than 19 were uninsured in 2017–18.

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