For Young People, Homelessness is a Different Type of Struggle

Leah Binkovitz December 12, 2016
Indigent youth will often do whatever it takes to avoid a homeless shelter: They couch surf. They crash with relatives. They may trade sex for a bed. But that resilience poses unique challenges to the very programs designed to serve them. Continue Reading

Weekly Roundup: How Welfare Reform Changed the Nation

Ryan Holeywell | August 26, 2016
Twenty years ago, Bill Clinton signed welfare reform into law. Though fewer people are on welfare today, the reforms haven’t saved the federal government money, and poverty is higher than it was 20 years ago, according to Washington Post analysis. Continue Reading