U.S. Supreme Court Decision Could Change Lives in LA
January 26, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. - In a ruling that will change lives, the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday that people sentenced to life in prison without parole prior to age 18 can have their cases reviewed and seek parole.
In the case of Montgomery vs. ...
Building a Nest Egg for Families to Narrow the Racial Wealth Gap
January 21, 2016
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Without a nest egg, some Alabama families face an uncertain financial future, especially families of color. And a new brief from the Annie E. Casey Foundation examines how strong federal policies can help overcome the persistent racial wealth gap. ...
Savings Can Reduce Racial Wealth Gap in Alaska
January 20, 2016
For many Alaska families, an emergency such as a car repair or hospital bill can wipe out their bank account - especially those who are low-income families of color. A brief released today from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows how strong federal policies that encourage savings can shrink the ...