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Safety Net

Republican leaders in Congress are taking aim at the basic structure of the social safety net in the United States. Programs such as Medicaid, SNAP (food stamps), and the Affordable Care Act are constantly on the legislative chopping block and tens of millions of Americans, namely seniors, people with disabilities, and people, children, and women of color already struggling to make ends meet and get access to quality health care, risk losing their last measure of security.

With the Safety Net campaign, CCC has launched an extensive effort to organize, mobilize, and amplify the voices of impacted people and drive broad participation by millions of Americans to stand for the most vulnerable.

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Putting Families First: Good Jobs for All

This piece was originally published on TalkPoverty.org. On a December morning nearly 60 years ago, Rosa Parks refused to yield…

Our Pilgrimage for Immigrant Rights Remains Strong in the Face of Adversity

Photo via We Belong Together. There was a lot going on last month with the pope’s visit to DC. The…

MLK and the "Beloved Community"

On Friday, January 16th, Kica Matos, Director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice at the Center for Community Change, delivered…

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Two Sides of Safety Net Exclusion

Sylvia Lundberg, a Social Security recipient, reflects on her experiences with the program. Today is the 76th anniversary of Social Security.

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