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    Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too. Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.

    Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.

Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.

By |April 12, 2016|Advocacy, Economy, MFIP, Prosperity for All, State Capitol, State policy|Comments Off on Storify: We’ve changed since the 1980s–MFIP should too.
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    Legislative Wrap Up: Historic Changes for Striving Families Legislative Wrap Up: Historic Changes for Striving Families

    Legislative Wrap Up: Historic Changes for Striving Families

Legislative Wrap Up: Historic Changes for Striving Families

Here is a list of all the affirmative and positive MFIP policy changes that passed last week.  Your Prosperity for All support and advocacy paid off in big ways!

EDUCATION.  The MFIP workforce education changes will take effect July 1, 2014:  Unlimited participation will be allowed in adult basic education, GED coursework, ESL, and post-secondary education/training (including […]

By |May 21, 2014|Advocacy, Affirmative Options, Economy, Education, MFIP, State Capitol|Comments Off on Legislative Wrap Up: Historic Changes for Striving Families
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    Raising the Minimum Wage Raising the Minimum Wage

    Raising the Minimum Wage

Raising the Minimum Wage

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week has started.  Did you know raising the minimum wage is among the top three priorities for the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless during the 2014 legislative agenda? Too many individuals and families do not have a stable place to live, simply […]

By |November 18, 2013|Advocacy, Economy, MFIP, Research, State policy, Wages|Comments Off on Raising the Minimum Wage
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    6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare 6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare

    6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare

6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare

1. Most people on welfare are children.

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2. The nation’s  welfare program, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Need Families), is only available to families with children

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3. … And yet, most families […]

By |August 20, 2013|Child Homelessness, Economy, MFIP|Comments Off on 6 Things You Don’t Know About Welfare