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Portland Experiment Will House the Homeless in People’s Yards

Portland Experiment Will House the Homeless in People’s Yards

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Faced with an intractable homeless problem, officials in Portland are thinking inside the box. A handful of homeless families will soon move into tiny, government-constructed modular units in the backyards of willing homeowners. Under the pilot program taking effect this summer, the homeowners will take over the heated, fully plumbed tiny […]

Making It in Trump’s America: Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Fifth Edition

Making It in Trump’s America: Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Fifth Edition

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity, with reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country.   Will the GOP Health Care Bill Fail Its First Test? It was supposed to be a big […]

Making It in Trump’s America: Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Fourth Edition

Making It in Trump’s America: Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Fourth Edition

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity, with reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. March isn’t even half over, and the Trump administration has already flooded the nation’s capital with news on […]

In N.C., Communities Find Poverty Affects All and Focus on Potential

In N.C., Communities Find Poverty Affects All and Focus on Potential

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Eric Howell holds painful memories of his futile treks up and down Asheville’s thoroughfares looking for work. He pleaded with hiring managers at fast-food restaurants, grocery chains and retail stores. He said he was a hard worker, that he had children to feed and that he just wanted a paycheck in exchange for […]

Making It in Trump’s America: Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Third Edition

Making It in Trump’s America: Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Third Edition

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or wealth, with reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. The other shoe drops. It’s hard to keep track of all the immigration news coming from the Trump […]

One Way to Cut Child Poverty? Community Support, N.C. Families Say

One Way to Cut Child Poverty? Community Support, N.C. Families Say

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – When a tree fell in July 2016 and destroyed her family’s mobile home in Leicester, Kwana Bailey considered giving up. Perhaps it was time to throw in the towel, the mother of six wondered. Maybe she should take her kids and camp out in front of social services until someone came to […]

Are Tiny Homes a Solution to Homelessness?

Are Tiny Homes a Solution to Homelessness?

In 2001, a group of homeless people In Portland, Oregon, set up a campsite under a downtown bridge. The city didn’t have enough shelter space to accommodate its homeless population, and as the camp attracted more and more people, authorities began regular sweeps, clearing away tents and sleeping bags — which inevitably cropped right back […]

Making It in Trump’s America: The Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Second Edition

Making It in Trump’s America: The Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – Second Edition

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or wealth, with reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Pulling back at the FCC? Immigration rulings and cabinet appointees may grab headlines, but there are quieter and […]

Making It in Trump’s America: The Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – First Edition

Making It in Trump’s America: The Latest on Policy, Poverty & Families – First Edition

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News will tell you the latest from the Trump administration on poverty and policy, with reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those same issues around the country. The Lead: It’s starting. Trump targets immigration policy. Putting the first bricks in the president’s wall, sort of: President Trump broke […]

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