What makes it difficult to find or enjoy a home?

Our partners at HousingLink are working on a project to learn what barriers and discrimination people experience when searching for and living in rental housing. Your insights are needed! Please take a few minutes to respond to these survey questions and share with your network. [button color=”orange” size=”large” link=”” target=””]Rental Housing Survey[/button] Thank you for sharing […]

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 4-year programs).  Several statutory barriers […]

The New Face of Homelessness

Rochester Schools homeless liaison Melissa Brandt wrote an illuminating piece about homeless students and the role of government and individuals in meeting their needs. Did you know public schools had a homeless liaison? As the homeless liaison, Melissa Brandt helps assist those kids and their families experiencing homelessness. Brandt eloquently stated: “Honestly, most of the […]