From Our Blog

Report: Increasing Minimum Wage Saves Lives

30.November.16

Tuesday’s “Day of Disruption” walkout by thousands of low-income workers underscores that the Fight for $15 movement is undeterred by the change of administration. Earlier this month, voters approved minimum-wage raises for Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington. What began as a long shot to even liberal labor leaders, the resurgent low-income fight is now bolstered Read More >>

Out of Homelessness, A Mom Turns Advocate

27.April.16

Originally published on Rooflines, a Shelterforce blog. Jenean F. and her husband worked hard to achieve the increasingly elusive American Dream. She was a stay at home mom and he worked as a salesman in the auto industry, affording them a measure of middle class stability in the heart of the Midwest. They rented their Read More >>

Not same-sex marriage, not the Affordable Care Act, that OTHER Supreme Court ruling!

26.June.15

This has been a big week for the United States Supreme Court. Major decisions given over the past two days: to keep in place the Affordable Care Act’s current tax subsidies, effectively maintaining affordable access to health care for millions and that “same-sex marriage” will now just be called marriage across all 50 states. A big victory Read More >>