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Mind the Gap!

Engage your communities by facilitating a Mind the Gap! workshop, exploring the realities of wealth disparity in the United States today. Read more

Mend the Gap!: Taxes Lesson Three: Policy Options

 

Mend the Gap!: Taxes Lesson Two: History-ish

 

Mend the Gap!: Taxes Lesson One: Introduction

 

Election 2012: Presidential Candidate Chart

We urge our fellow citizens to see beyond party politics, to analyze campaign rhetoric critically, and to choose their political leaders according to principle, not simply party affiliation or mere self-interest. - Faithful Citizenship, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Read more

Mend the Gap!: Asset Building Lesson 3: Policy Options

Current Field of Asset-Building: Policy Options Read more

Mend the Gap!: Asset Building Lesson 2: A Brief History

Historical Overview: The Past 20 Years of Asset-Building. Read more

Mend the Gap!: Asset Building Lesson 1: Introduction

 

Welcome to the first lesson of Mend the Gap! an introduction to asset-building.

In this lesson, learn about why asset-building is critical to closing not only the wealth gap but also the racial wealth gap in the United States. You will also learn about the nine effects of asset-building on breaking the cycle of poverty. Further, Dr. Trina Shanks discusses “how wealth shapes opportunity for children” especially for children of color in this lesson.

How Federal Unemployment Insurance (UI) Extensions Work

This fact sheet provides basic details about the tiers and levels of UI benefits currently under discussion. Read more

TANF Tested: Lives of Families in Poverty during the Recession

See the results of NETWORK's study on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and reflect on the lives of families in poverty during the recession. Read more