Co-published with NBC News. Child advocates say that foster youth are particularly vulnerable to identity theft because they bounce from one home to another, giving an expanding group of adults access to their private information.
Co-published with The New York Times. Photography by Alice Proujansky supported by EHRP. In an effort to reframe reproductive care as a continuum that spans both birth and abortion, Buffalo Womenservices offers “full-spectrum reproductive health” services.
Co-published with The Atlantic. After veteran reporter Joseph Williams lost his job, he found employment in a sporting-goods store. In a personal essay, he recalls his struggles with challenges millions of Americans return to day after day.
Co-published by The Atlantic. Leila Yusuf is an immigrant who fled to the United States 19 years ago, during the civil war in Somalia. She’s 37 years old, has three children, and works as a shuttle bus driver in Washington, 20 miles south of Seattle. She longs for a “better job, better life” where she can make more than the minimum wage.
Co-published by The New York Times. Photography by Alice Proujansky supported by EHRP. The difficulty of obtaining good, affordable day care is well known as a problem afflicting the working poor. But increasingly, middle- and upper-middle-class parents are finding that day care is hard to find or access and that even when it is available it is startlingly costly.
Co-published with Next City. For 10 years a massive income gap has been widening across Silicon Valley. Last November, however, the residents of San Jose voted in favor of a small but significant change: Raising the city’s minimum wage from $8 to $10 per hour.
Co-published with Huffington Post. In Vallejo and the rest of Solano County, an astonishing 41 of the 148 residential care homes for the elderly — more than one in four — have been in some stage of foreclosure since 2008...