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Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Homepage_featured | 0 comments

Tell Congress: Don’t Take Away our Healthcare!

Tell Congress: Don’t Take Away our Healthcare!

Congressional leaders are lining up to destroy family-supporting health care programs like Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and Medicare as fast as possible — launching their attack as early as January. Call the toll-free Healthcare Protection Hotline, to say “NO!”

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in Georgia, Homepage_featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Amber’s Story: How Public Assistance Helped This Mom Make Ends Meet

Amber’s Story: How Public Assistance Helped This Mom Make Ends Meet

I still keep my EBT card with my other sentimental items like movie tickets and family photos. As a new mom struggling to make ends meet while in school and working 20-30 hours a week, government assistance programs helped keep my family afloat. These programs allowed me to be a mom, finish school, and create the life I wanted.

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Homepage_featured, National Action Network | Comments Off on Minimum Wage: I work two part-time jobs to survive

Minimum Wage: I work two part-time jobs to survive

Minimum Wage: I work two part-time jobs to survive

I work two part-time jobs. I have student loan debt that I fear I will never be able to pay off. I can’t save for my future retirement, much less put money aside for an emergency. I stay with my parents who don’t charge me rent or expect money for groceries. Some weeks I work 50 hours or more.

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Homepage_featured | 0 comments

#PaidLeaveChecklist

#PaidLeaveChecklist

What do we need to make sure that a Paid Family and Medical Leave Program will ACTUALLY meet the needs of working families? We’ve got a check list!