Month: February 2016

Poverty & Opportunity in the States: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

  The Center for American Progress has come out with its annual “State of the States Report” for 2015. The report provide state-by-state ranking of 15 factors which serve as indicators of poverty and inequality, family economic security, job and educational opportunity, and family strength and stability. The report not only provides comparison of all […]

More Than 300 Organizations Urge Change to Diaper Policy

Washington – The Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act (HR. 4055) received a boost of support today as more than 300 national and state organizations expressed their strong approval of the legislation. Introduced by U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), the bill directs the Department of Health and Human […]

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal Talks #DiaperNeed

NDBN-member The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank received the spotlight treatment in the January issue of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal. The full text below, is reprinted with permission.   Time for a Change: Diaper Need, The Scourge Right Under Our Noses Written by Alescia Marie Teel One of Pat Kennedy’s first partners, a social worker, may have framed the […]