Monthly Archives: July 2013

Migrant Workers Await U.S. Response: Human Rights Still in Jeopardy

Today, The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty joined Maryland Legal Aid Bureau (MD Legal Aid) and migrant farmworker advocates in calling for the U.S. Department of State to respond to a United Nations (U.N.) communication regarding a MD … Continue reading

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Life Without a Living Wage: “Two American Families”

      In the latest installation of social commentary from journalist Bill Moyers, PBS Frontline traces two American families – the Stanleys of Central City and the Neumanns of Milwaukee, Wisconsin – over twenty-two years and varying degrees of poverty.  The … Continue reading

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Organizing Federal Action to Combat Criminalization of Homelessness

Yesterday, I participated in an open dialogue about the criminalization of homelessness in the United States among representatives from key federal agencies and advocates from the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP). Prompted by the United Nations (U.N.) … Continue reading

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Farm Bill Passed Without SNAP

Last month, I wrote a blog post about the House of Representative’s failure to pass the Farm Bill. The rejection of the bill reflected House Republican’s dissatisfaction with the severity of proposed cuts to the food stamp program, or Subsidized … Continue reading

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