We need to work towards pro-family policies both in our places of work and on a policy level because either consciously or unconsciously, women are being held back.
Today, August 19, 2019, marks the date that borrowers should have been afforded some relief and protection from this predatory industry. Instead, borrowers remain largely unprotected from these financial products, which in many states have triple digit interest rates attached.
The cash bail system disproportionately affects low-income individuals, opens the door to predatory bondsmen, and is detrimental to the families of defendants.
Bellamy and Brink focus their research on the Housing Choice Voucher Program, which allows individuals and families to participate in the private housing market using vouchers. However, in many communities rent prices have increased far faster than the value of the vouchers.
In “The Case for a Culturally Competent WIC Program”, Juliana D’Aoust, Azusa Pacific University student, and her faculty advisor, Dr. Priscila Castaneda, provide recommendations for designing a more culturally competent WIC program, as well as recommendations for how civil society institutions can participate in supporting families.
This September Shared Justice will publish the 2019 Student-Faculty Research Prize reports. In anticipation of their release, we are publishing excerpts from last year’s “Reframing the Safety Net” series. Emily Miller, a recent graduate of Wheaton College, and her faculty advisor Dr. Timothy Taylor, professor of politics and international relations at Wheaton College, were recipients of…