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Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans purpose

Sep. 7, 2021 1:46 pm

Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans

Nearly a third of those currently unemployed come from three sectors of the economy: health care and social assistance; accommodation and food services; and retail trade.
South Philadelphia Community Fund is a new ‘one-stop shop’ for benefits purpose

Aug. 20, 2021 10:12 am

South Philadelphia Community Fund is a new ‘one-stop shop’ for benefits

Diversified Community Services and United Communities Southeast Philadelphia join forces to create a fund that offers direct assistance to low-income residents.
New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program purpose

Jun. 30, 2021 3:48 pm

New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program

Research shows the WIC program improves long-term outcomes for women and children. Participants have healthier babies who are more likely to be immunized, score higher on assessments of mental development and have lower incidences of obesity.
Disappearing benefit packages leave workers with chronic economic insecurity purpose

May 5, 2021 2:58 pm

Disappearing benefit packages leave workers with chronic economic insecurity

Many low-wage workers turn to the governmental safety net for their benefits package to supplement their paychecks. But our country’s governmental safety net is best described as a collection of inadequate assistance programs that vary state to state. 
What does the new stimulus bill mean for unemployed Pennsylvanians? purpose

Mar. 12, 2021 11:00 am

What does the new stimulus bill mean for unemployed Pennsylvanians?

Philadelphia Legal Assistance's Julia Simon-Mishel says the $300 supplement is essential to providing workers with stability as they wait for the economy to rebound and for jobs to return.
Denise Gomez DelSignore is part of a team focused on fostering economic stability in Philly purpose

Mar. 10, 2021 2:57 pm

Denise Gomez DelSignore is part of a team focused on fostering economic stability in Philly

Through the Family Stability Community Challenge, UWGPSNJ identified four high-performing nonprofit organizations — the Poverty Action Fund's first grantees — whose proposals connect individuals and families to important economic security programs.
In Chinatown, a great need for more benefits — and better access to them purpose

Feb. 4, 2021 1:21 pm

In Chinatown, a great need for more benefits — and better access to them

Misinformation and language barriers prevent many in Chinatown from applying for unemployment compensation or rental assistance.
Here’s how gig workers can file for unemployment benefits and get the extra $300 method

Jan. 27, 2021 6:59 am

Here’s how gig workers can file for unemployment benefits and get the extra $300

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance — commonly known as PUA — has returned, after the CARES Act program had expired at the end of December.
Could ‘one-apply for benefits’ work to stabilize income in Southwest Philadelphia? purpose

Jan. 25, 2021 4:07 pm

Could ‘one-apply for benefits’ work to stabilize income in Southwest Philadelphia?

Dr. Eric Edi, chief operating officer of The Coalition of African and Caribbean Communities, says a simplified, and less invasive benefits application form would eliminate hesitancy and fear that has kept numerous families from applying for benefits.

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