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The Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

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The Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

How will transformative policy changes affect millions of American families?

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Beyond the Numbers

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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Beyond the Numbers

Many Asian Americans are often overlooked in research on ethnic disparities.

How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

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How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

More than 48 million Americans, including one in six children, live in poverty. How can we do better?

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