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Economic Justice Content Topic Results

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A Profile of the Working Poor, 2014

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In 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 46.7 million people, or 14.8 percent of the nation’s population, lived below the official poverty level. This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty status in 2014 for workers and their families. These data were collected in the 2015 Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey. Previous years' reports can be found in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' reports archives.
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Disability Inclusive Asset Building: New Strategies for Achieving Real Economic Impact for Americans with Disabilities

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As a result of regular meetings between community development organizations, disability service organizations, universities, and federal agencies, research was undertaken to understand asset accumulation for people with disabilities, and to leverage existing community development resources and adapt existing asset building programs to meet the needs of this group.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles I and V

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prohibiting employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities
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Poverty Thresholds

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This page provides access to tables outlining the poverty thresholds since 1978, by size of family and number of children under 18.
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Individual Development Accounts

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Individual Development Accounts

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This page covers all the basics of IDAs including what they are, who qualifies, funding sources, and how to start an IDA program. Also available is a link to join a network of IDA providers.
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EITC Central

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The IRS maintains this site as a comprehensive online resource for EITC information, including a "What's Hot" page to provide timely updates on the EITC program, including legal and administrative changes.
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ILO 2012 Global Estimate of Forced Labour

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The ILO estimates that 20.9 million people are victims of forced labor globally, trapped in jobs into which they were coerced or deceived and which they can not leave. The document describes in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced labour, covering the period from 2002 to 2011, and the main results obtained.
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Transitional Housing Toolkit

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"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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Underserved Entrepreneur Index

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This index details the number of microenterprises in the United States, and their geographical distribution. Also included is a comparison of traditionally owned versus 'underserved' microenterprises, and the impact of microenterprises on the U.S. economy.
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Get It Back: Tax Credits for People Who Work

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The Get It Back Campaign website provides extensive information and resources to help organizations to develop tax credit outreach campaigns in their communities.