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Studies Point to 'Access to Justice Gap' Among Low-Income and Immigrant Communities

Studies Point to ‘Access to Justice Gap’ Among Low-Income and Immigrant Communities

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 3:41PM

A new ‘Justice Index’ shows states in the South and Midwest are sorely lacking in access to civil legal counsel.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 9:54AM

Meet the future of tech!

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Technology, Youth and Race

New Study Shows 15 Percent of Youth are Unemployed, Not in School

New Study Shows 15 Percent of Youth are Unemployed, Not in School

by Von Diaz on October 21 2013, 5:03PM

The Opportunity Index gives a start view of opportunities for youth in an increasingly economically depressed U.S.

Topics: /NOW

Black and Latino Families are Hardest Hit by Housing 'Income Segregation'

Black and Latino Families are Hardest Hit by Housing ‘Income Segregation’

by Von Diaz on October 17 2013, 4:56PM

A recent study from Stanford and Cornell researchers says people are increasingly living in either extremely rich or extremely poor neighborhoods.

Topics: /NOW

New York City Has Widest Income Gap According to American Community Survey

New York City Has Widest Income Gap According to American Community Survey

by Von Diaz on September 19 2013, 1:31PM

The newest U.S. Census Bureau data shows poverty rates remain high nationwide, but haven’t increased.

Topics: /NOW

Census Releases New Poverty Stats

Census Releases New Poverty Stats

by Von Diaz on September 17 2013, 11:25AM

Incomes and poverty levels remained steady in 2012, but the number of people with health insurance has increased.

Topics: /NOW

Public Universities Funding Less Low-Income Students Nationwide

Public Universities Funding Less Low-Income Students Nationwide

by Von Diaz on September 11 2013, 3:24PM

A new study from ProPublica and The Chronicle for Higher Education shows colleges most frequented by low-income students are giving them less aid than ever.

Topics: /NOW

The National Disaster Seen in New York's Income Inequality

The National Disaster Seen in New York’s Income Inequality

by Imara Jones on November 5 2012, 9:28AM

Where we go from here needs to be a major focus of whomever wins tomorrow’s elections.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

An Olympic-Sized Income Gap Even Among Our World Class Athletes

An Olympic-Sized Income Gap Even Among Our World Class Athletes

by Imara Jones on August 6 2012, 3:06PM

The division between the 99 percent and the 1 percent extends to the U.S. Olympic team. The United States sent 529 athletes to compete in 25 sports. The gaping income inequality seen in the wider society is stark even amongst…

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Olympics

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