Jason Edens, Director of Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL), discusses the impact of investing $5 billion in energy assistance every year in the fight against energy poverty. This interview was produced in collaboration with LPTV.
“Rebuilding will kick in quickly and a year or two down the road, these economies should be up and running in full strength,” says Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody Analytics, regarding businesses that were affected by hurricane Irma in Florida.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin wants to avoid revisiting the same violent incidents that broke out earlier this year during protests against far-right figure Milo Yiannopoulos, who was supposed to give a speech at UC Berkeley.
Read our exclusive interview with Ralph Payton, Executive Director of Raphael House, discussing how the nonprofit helps San Francisco’s homeless families to overcome barriers, land employment and lead independent lives.
Want to help victims of hurricane Harvey? The most effective way is by making a monetary donation. The following is only a partial list of organizations based in Texas that you can donate to, to help relief efforts.
RUMBEK, South Sudan (AP) — “If I’d have refused, my father and brothers would have killed me,” Eliza says. Shifting uncomfortably in her plastic chair, the 17-year-old recoils when remembering her wedding day.
Leslie Bouchonville, Executive Director of the Pine River-Backus Family Center, and Betty Doss, Director of the Pillager Family Center, discuss the impact of the many services the sister organizations provides to help families overcome obstacles in their daily lives, and to build stronger communities in Minnesota. This interview was produced in collaboration with LPTV.
In 2010, the Affordable Care Act created a program to support home-visiting organizations that offer services to train new parents on overcoming poverty, substance abuse, depression and domestic violence, and how to raise healthy children, reports NPR.