"It's Like You're Walking But Your Feet Ain't Going Nowhere" By Kristin Carlisle
More Katrina evacuees went to Texas than any other state except Louisiana. A year later, many of them are in limbo.
Privileged Places By Gregory D. Squires and Charis E. Kubrin
Policies and initiatives based on class and race are essential in altering the unequal patterns of opportunity in cities and suburbs.
Homeownership Rescue By Winton Pitcoff
Nonprofit organizations are offering foreclosure prevention programs to assist people when their mortgages have become unmanageable.
Can Progressives Deliver? By David Moberg
In key races around the county, progressive coalitions are mobilizing grassroots campaigns that just might pay off.
Thinking Collectively By Lisa Ranghelli
Boston’s Community Labor United helps unions and housing activists build power together.
The Prevailing Question By Leah Samuel
Many CDCs say they can’t afford to pay the prevailing wage, but can they really fight poverty if they don’t?
Rx for Tenants By David Holtzman
Boston pediatricians realized their patients’ housing was making them sick, so they started working with lawyers to pressure landlords to make repairs.
Healthy Foods, Strong Communities By Rebecca Flournoy
Community groups and politicians are creating new strategies to bring fresh foods into low-income neighborhoods.
The Truth About Concentrated Poverty By Rachel Bogardus Drew
It wasn’t just the more stable families who moved from center city neighborhoods to the suburbs; poor people are on the move, too.