House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) extolled the anti-poverty effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and, in his new poverty prop...
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When I hear talking points, I see students in my mind. And I know that if we don't fight, and advocate, and write, and rally, Upward Bound and TRiO will disappear.
Theologically, these proposed cuts are a sin. They would harm the most vulnerable among us and endanger the planet. There is no getting around it: the House GOP budget is an immoral document.
The president needs to take a more public role in addressing the issue of poverty. We need his voice now more than ever.
I'm praying that President Obama uses the State of the Union to re-affirm his commitment to cut poverty. In doing so, he will offer hope to millions who are struggling in unimaginable ways.
Measuring poverty in a way that more accurately reflects today's demands on a family's budget is necessary to ensure that no family is left behind.
Faced with the prospect of rapidly depleting natural resources globally, there are renewed calls to find alternate sources of energy an...
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