1. June 14, 2021

    A common practice with public programs is to limit access only to those who need It in an effort to prevent abuse of the program by those who don’t need its services. This was the case with the stimulus checks during the Coronavirus pandemic, which have only been offered to those under a certain income… Continue reading Why We Oppose Means Testing

  2. March 27, 2021

    By: Swati Vempati From the Harvard Kennedy School, An excellent review of recent articles showing the effects of eviction on physical and mental health, in addition to financial health. Even the threat of eviction (which landlords will enact serially to avoid the expensive eviction process) can exacerbate conditions like hypertension and alcoholism. In addition, babies… Continue reading Eviction: The physical, financial and mental health consequences of losing your home

  3. March 27, 2021

    By: Anish Advani Losing your home is arguably one of the most distressing, soul-crushing human experiences. It negatively affects every aspect of one’s life – physical and mental health, relationships, marriages, business ownership, and employment. The temporary setbacks are extreme, but none more so than the crippling anxiety, burnout, and depression that come with losing your… Continue reading Evictions – the cause, and consequence, of poverty

  4. March 25, 2021

    We are gearing up for our signature gathering launch this Saturday, March 27th! If you’re interested, please fill out the form here: bit.ly/NEWRcanvass. We will be meeting up in Cheesman Park South at 10 am for a quick training, then heading out to our first canvassing areas around town. We’re SO excited to be finally… Continue reading Campaign kickoff!