For many low-income Americans, owning a home is a reliable path to wealth accumulation. In terms of wealth inequality, though, how far does home ownership go toward closing the gap between minority households and white households? An award-winning paper co-authored … Continue reading How Does Home Ownership Affect Racial Wealth Disparities?
Every year since 1818, the Farmers’ Almanac provides an extended weather forecast that helps people plan ahead. This year, with the extreme summer weather conditions broiling the country, and the growing concern over the rising costs of heating oil, Farmers’ Almanac is releasing its … Continue reading Are you ready to Shake, Shiver, and Shovel? Farmers’ Almanac Releases an Extreme Winter Forecast
Throughout the pandemic, teachers have gone above and beyond for their students, becoming not just educators, but also counselors, role models and friends to their students by supporting their overall well-being. Even so, only 52% of teachers feel valued by … Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Teachers this Fall
Independence Day means a lot to me. I am a fifth generation girl. Truth be told on my mother’s side of the family there was no slavery and on my dad’s side we think there might have been one. I … Continue reading I Am ‘Woke’ Enough To Love My Country and Being American
The Federal Reserve recently published the results from a survey with the title, “Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2021.” The survey suggests that the increased child tax credit last year was helpful for many families. The credit was expanded … Continue reading Financial Friday: 6 Things To Think About
Nearly 25 million Americans have asthma, including 5.5 million children. To help people living with asthma and save lives, the American Lung Association and other leading asthma experts with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National … Continue reading National Asthma Public Policy Agenda Releases Meets to Help People with Asthma Breathe Easier
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American and History (NMAAHC) will host a variety of virtual and in-person events and programs highlighting the experiences of African American Juneteenth celebrations. Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth marks the moment in United … Continue reading National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates Juneteenth With Tatstes and Sounds
National Heat Awareness Day is observed annually on the last Friday of May, which falls on May 27 this year. National Heat Awareness Day is an effort by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Weather Service … Continue reading National Heat Awareness Day Makes us Talk About Summer Safety
In the midst of a national baby formula shortage, many American families are struggling to feed their infants. No parent should ever be faced with the anguish of not knowing how they are going to feed their baby. ConceiveAbilities Surrogacy and … Continue reading ConceiveAbilities Surrogacy Agency Helps Families Feed Their Infants During Baby Formula Shortage #MilkBankChallenge.