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Discrimination

Pennsylvania Cash Assistance Behind the Times

2020

This 2020 policy brief looks at the decline in Pennsylvania TANF cash grants and provides suggested changes to support families.


Systemic Oppression and Trauma: Why Healing-centered, Two-generation Approaches are Crucial to Poverty Alleviation

2019

Systemic racism and discrimination have been found to be root causes of poverty and hunger in the US. This 2019 report looks at healing-centered, two-generation approaches as an important part of addressing economic insecurity imposed by systemic oppression and trauma. 


From Disparities to Discrimination: Getting at the Roots of Food Insecurity

2018

In this 2018 report, research from Children HealthWatch in Philadelphia documents differences in food insecurity in relation to experiences with racial and ethnic discrimination. Additional briefs spotlight the discrimination experienced in public, healthcare, school, work, and criminal justice system.


Balancing Acts: Energy Insecurity Among Low-Income Babies and Toddlers of Color

2007

This report highlights the negative effects of energy insecurity on food insecurity and health of low-income babies and toddlers of color.