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January 2013

A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

Author(s): Margaret Greene, Omar J. Robles, Krista Stout, Tanja Suvilaakso
This plan calls on governments to prioritize actions tied to 8 key principles to ensure that all children can learn free from violence, and that girls benefit from their equal right to education.
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May 2012

AFI Legislation: Assets for Independence Act 42 USC 604

This webpage provides the actual statutory language of the Act that sets criteria for IDAs under the AFI program.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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November 2011

Asset Building Programs for Domestic Violence Survivors

Author(s): Cynthia K. Sanders, Meg Schnabel
This Applied Research paper discusses asset building programs, including some of the benefits of asset ownership and the importance of such programs for domestic violence survivors. The lack of literature on asset building and domestic violence issues is highlighted, implying a need for further research.
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June 2011

Reducing the College Progress Gap between Low- to Moderate-income and High-income Young Adults

Author(s): William Elliott III, Monique Constance-Huggins, Hyun-a Song
This is a summary of new research examining various types of economic capital (assets) and the connection to predicting whether individuals of low and moderate income attend and succeed in college.
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April 2011

A Reference Manual for Child Tax Benefits

Author(s): Elaine Maag, Stephanie Rennane, C. Eugene Steuerle
This manual describes a number of child-related provisions in the individual income tax code, and describes the specific benefits for each targeted group.
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February 2011

AFI Guidance on Tax Refunds and Public Benefits

Letter to AFI grantees explaining the impact of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, Public Law 111-312.
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December 2010

2011 TANF Extension

Author(s): Elizabeth Lower-Basch
In November 2010, Congress extended the TANF program through FY 2011, as part of the Claims Resolution Act (H.R. 4783). This fact sheet summarizes these legislative actions.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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October 2010

Economic Empowerment of Domestic Violence Survivors

Author(s): Judy L. Postmus, Rene Renick, Sandra Mayoral Pedroarias, Kim Pentico
This Applied Research paper reviews and critiques the existing literature on economic abuse experienced by domestic violence survivors and selected economic empowerment programs designed to address such abuse and its aftermath.
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September 2010

Lessons from SEED: A National Demonstration of Child Development Accounts

Author(s): Michael Sherraden, Julia Stevens
This summary report details the experience of over 1100 children in 12 states, working with the SEED program. Included is information on related state and federal policy, market development, and communications. The results of this research have implications for the design of a larger system of CDAs.
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June 2010

Hard-Won Lessons: Responding to Women's Interests and Needs in the Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Author(s): Elaine Enarson
This two-page talking points document is intended to help guide oil spill response and recovery work.
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April 2010

Improving Access to Public Benefits: Helping Eligible Individuals and Families Get the Income Supports they Need

Author(s): Shelley Waters Boots
This report describes the barriers to access, efforts across the country to reduce these barriers, and the preliminary results of those efforts. The author concludes with strategies for improving awareness and outreach, and state benefits policies.
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March 2010

Low-income Immigrant Women and Wealth Building Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides statistics about immigrants in the United States, the relationship between race, gender and wealth, and a number of ways that immigrants build assets. The paper concludes with recommendations for federal policies.