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SYSTEMIC OPPRESSION AND TRAUMA: WHY HEALING-CENTERED TWO-GENERATION APPROACHES ARE CRUCIAL TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION

07/02/2019 - Sabea Evans, Center for Hunger-Free Communities
Systemic racism and discrimination are forms of systemic oppression found to be root causes of poverty and hunger in the United States.... Read more

OLGT 2021-100: TAFDC: Restart of TAFDC Learnfare Requirements

12/29/2021 - DTA
The TAFDC Learnfare requirement mandates that any child age six (or in first grade, whichever occurs later) through age... Read more

The Roles of Suspensions for Minor Infractions and School Climate in Predicting Academic Performance Among Adolescents

09/29/2021 - Juan Del Toro and Ming-Te Wang, University of Pittsburg
Study published in American Psychologist that shows that more African American youth are suspended for minor infractions than White youth.... Read more

For Black students, unfairly harsh discipline can lead to lower grades

10/07/2021 - Lea Winerman
Black students are often subject to harsher discipline at school than white students, and those punishments can damage students’... Read more

OLGT 2021-97: SNAP: Verification of Legal Obligation of Child Support from Unemployment Compensation

12/23/2021 - DTA
  The Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) verifies an individual’s legal obligation to pay child support at the... Read more