Trump Administration Floating Changes to Poverty Measure That Would Reduce or Eliminate Assistance to Millions of Lower-Income Americans – CBPP

By Sharon Parrot of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | Originally Published on May 7, 2019 This statement from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities discusses a proposal from the Trump Administration that would alter the method used to annually adjust the poverty line, effectively weakening basic assistance programs and increasing hardship for low-income families. The Trump … Read More

Ending Child Poverty Now – Children’s Defense Fund

By the Children’s Defense Fund | Originally published in April 2019 A new edition of the Children’s Defense Fund’s report Ending Child Poverty Now proposes solutions for lifting millions of children out of poverty. Read the overview below from CDF and click through to view the full report and other resources for fighting child poverty. In this, the wealthiest nation … Read More

Trump Administration Proposes Rule to Evict Undocumented Immigrants from Subsidized Housing – NLIHC

By the National Low Income Housing Coalition | Originally published on April 22, 2019 The National Low Income Housing Coalition discusses a new rule proposed by the Trump administration that seeks to prohibit undocumented immigrants from living in subsidized housing. The Trump administration proposed a rule on April 17 that would prohibit undocumented immigrants from living in subsidized housing. Under the … Read More

Payday Lending Is Crushing Alabama Communities: New Report Offers Solutions

By Dev Wakeley of Alabama Arise | Originally published on April 11, 2019 by Alabama Arise As Equal Voice Action and allies fight back against predatory lenders, read and share a new report on payday lending co-released by Alabama Arise and the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice. This new report details the harmful impact of payday lending in … Read More

Rose Berry | Community Organizing Manager

Atlanta, GA Rose Berry is a Black, Afro-Latinx, femme organizer who committed her life to the fight for liberation at the age of 16. She was born in Panama and grew up in Boston, where she organized for 11 years around migrant and women’s rights, and racial and socio-economic equity. As one of the founding members of a grassroots organization … Read More