Tag Archives: poverty

Roundup Reel: Week of Nov. 7

It’s time for FA’s weekly roundup of grant-related news and commentary from the week.

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Roundup Reel: Week of Oct. 10

The Senate failed to pass President Obama’s jobs bill this week, despite a high level of pressure from the administration and a great deal of public scrutiny focused on the current employment picture and broad economic realities the country faces….

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Roundup Reel: Week of Sept. 26

It’s time for our weekly roundup of things you could have overlooked in the last week and a few to think about over the weekend while we all wait for the House to come back back early next week and…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Sept. 12

Here’s your weekly roundup of stories and announcements you may have missed.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: Report Finds Child Well-Being Indicators a Mixed Bag

(This post is excerpted from a story in the Sept. 5 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The past two decades have brought both tremendous progress and periodic setbacks in child well-being at national, state and local levels, according to a…

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Happy International Women’s Day

A recent article I read pointed out what perhaps should have been an obvious conclusion: the economic recession and the subsequent recovery were—and are—impacting women differently from men. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to social and economic impact.

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