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Results for Welfare Reform

When It Comes to Welfare Reform, Britain is Not So Great
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 1:57pm | Type: Blog

My hope is that, thanks to courage and action from the church and others in the UK, the government will realize that there is more to governing that simply balancing the books. Ga ...

Economic Free Fall Without a Safety Net
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/economy-special-focus/"></a></p> Earlier this week the New York Times reported that even as m ...

A Reformed System?
Originally Posted: 07/28/2014 - 8:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Book Review: American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare (Viking: 2004). ...

Best-Kept Secret
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Lebowitz Rossi Feared by some, welcomed by others, charitable choice might transform social services in this country. So why have so ...

'Behold, The Treasure of the Church'
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers The poor are always with us. The questions is what we do about it. The 1996 dismantling of the welf ...

Healing Body and Spirit
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 8:44am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh National Summit addresses impact of welfare reform. Once a month, Leslie Brown buses children to ...

Hands-On Experience
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Fennelly A historic gathering on the churches and welfare reform. In April 1997, Gen. Colin Powell conve ...

An Imperative to Overcome Poverty
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank National Summit on the Churches and Welfare Reform. As churches and faith-based organizations arou ...

An Insult to the Poor
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Peter Laarman Why New York churches are resisting workfare. The most vulnerable and least protected workers of ...

Is Welfare Reform Working?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Barbara Howell The rolls are down, but hunger is up. During a discussion last August of the first year of welf ...

From Welfare to What?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marian Abrecht Aaron McCarroll Gallegos While it may be too soon to tell if the 1996 We ...

Reforming Welfare
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Fennelly Some Michigan churches provide hands-on support to families in transition. If you visit Ottawa ...