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Do Welfare and IDA Program Policies Affect Asset Holdings?

Author(s): Mary McKernan, Caroline Ratcliffe, Yunju Nam
Minimal research has examined the affect of public assistance rules on saving and asset accumulation among low-income families.
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The Civil Rights Act of 1991

The purpose of this act was to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve Federal civil rights laws, to provide for damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination, to clarify provisions regarding disparate impact actions, and for other purposes.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older.
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Individual Development Account Question and Answer Sheet: A Guide for IDA Consumers with Disabilities

Author(s): Dede Leydorf
This fact sheet specifically addresses the impact of IDAs on SSI and SSDI.
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Predatory Lending: The New Face of Economic Injustice

Author(s): Nikitra S. Bailey
The document describes the discriminatory practices of predatory lending and their impact on African Americans and Latinos in particular. Analysis is offered as to the effects of predatory lending on the already disproportionate wealth gap between African Americans and whites and Latinos and whites. Mortgage lending, auto lending, and payday lending are all concisely reviewed. Advocates may find this document helpful as a primer and tool for prioritizing and acting on issues that affect affordable housing.
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Fact Sheet on Individual Development Accounts

This document, in Q&A format, explains the basics of IDAs and is written for consumers. Eligibility, selecting a program, and general differences between programs are covered.
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Building Coalitions to Bring About Change

Reviews effective strategies for building successful coalitions; discusses issues are important to consider in building cross-class and multiracial collaborations; describes roles collaboration builders play in creating the most enduring coalitions.
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Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit

This brief fact sheet provides an overview of the EITC and how this anti-poverty strategy can be used specifically with domestic violence survivors. Links to additional resources are included.
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The Assets Report 2012

Author(s): Reid Cramer, Rachel Black
The goal of this report is to provide a comprehensive overview of the federal government's efforts to encourage asset accumulation. The full report offers a survey of current federal asset-building programs, specifically describes recently enacted relevant legislation and the President's 2013 budget proposals, and includes an analysis of current tax policies that promote asset building objectives.
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Transitional Housing Toolkit

"This toolkit is meant to provide transitional housing providers with easy access to information and resources to enhance services to survivors. The information provided here addresses frequently asked questions, common challenges, best practices, templates for adaptation, and resources for additional information and assistance."
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Saving money on health insurance

This page provides information to help consumers find out if their estimated income level qualifies for savings.
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Gender Equality In Disasters: Six Principles for Engendered Relief and Reconstruction

This document highlights gender equality and risk reduction principles for guiding disaster response.