Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures 08 Jul 2015 What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in rural areas, have no access to adequate social protection measures. For this reason, FAO has stepped up its efforts to help governments and partners incorporate social protection into national development strategies and policies Here are five positive impacts directly derived from social protection measures Social protection boosts family income and food security – by providing income (cash) or consumption (food) transfers.…
How to Recycle Mattresses
Trying to dispose of a mattress? Find a mattress recycling location in your area using our recycling search tool found at the end of this article.
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Can What You Eat Affect Your Mental Health?
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Emergency treatment guidelines improve survival of people with severe head injury
How many kids have been cut from Head Start?
They’re some of the youngest victims of the sequester: children who have lost a spot in Head Start. Head Start’s aim is to prepare preschoolers and their families for kindergarten. For kids, that can include learning to recognize ABCs, answering questions about a story, and identifying shapes. Meanwhile, Head Start staff makes sure the children have access to nutrition and health screenings and that their families are involved. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimated that
What Resources Do Families Have for Financial Emergencies?
For the typical family, earnings have grown little over the past decade and income has frequently been volatile, with more than half of U.S. households reporting that income or expenses vary from month to month. Income alone, however, no matter how consistent, does not guarantee that households can accumulate a sufficient financial cushion to protect themselves from the unexpected. One in 3 American families reports having no savings, including 1 in 10 of those with incomes of more than $100,000 a year. Lack of savings tops the list of financial worries of many households and affects families at all income levels. The findings in this issue brief reveal that a significant portion of the population is…
Rainbow PUSH Silicon Valley Digital Connections Initiative
In Silicon Valley and around the nation, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition has fought for economic justice, fairness and workers’ right to organize. From bus drivers to security officers, working people are rallying, and winning in Silicon Valley For the past few years, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition has been at the forefront of the battle against income inequality in Silicon Valley. The technological innovations coming out of the Bay Area have changed the way we live and communicate PUSHTech 2019 Summit Sold Out - Registration is Closed Thursday, May 30, 2019 Thursday, May 30, 2019 Thursday, May 30, 2019 29th Annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast "Sketches of a New Legacy" 29th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.…
How To Turn Your Backyard into a Four-Season Farm
Turning your garden into a four-season farm is easier than you think.