Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-Income Housing In Philly There was a soul-stirring celebration today in North Philadelphia as Project HOME cut the ribbon on the $16 million affordable housing project built in partnership with a non-profit founded by rocker Jon Bon Jovi.
Study: Attending Pre-Kindergarten May Lead To Healthier Adult LifeResearchers suspect that the stability of five years of pre-K may have shielded the children against stress and health risks of growing up poor.
Time Is Running Out To Apply For Program That Allows Homeowners To Defer Portion Of Real Estate TaxesLow-income Philadelphia homeowners have less than a month left to apply for a program that lets them defer a portion of their real estate taxes.
President Obama Committed To Helping Low-Income Students Get Into CollegePresident Barack Obama spent Thursday meeting with university presidents around the country, asking for an expansion in access to higher education.
Rates Of Internet Access Lagging For Elderly And Low Income Philadelphia ResidentsThe Pew Charitable Trust conducted the poll during the summer of 2013 using a random sample of Philadelphia adults over 18.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Failure Is Not An OptionDespite budget problems, poverty, and little parent participation, <em>Public Agenda</em> reports on what makes for success at Ohio’s nine high poverty, high-achieving schools.
Education By Zip CodesA new study by Jonathan Rothwell at the Brookings Institution identified areas where high levels of economic segregation show the large gaps in education between low-income students and other students.
Education Gap Between Rich And PoorCiting research by Sean Reardon at Stanford University, an article in the <em>New York Times</em> reports that the achievement gap between rich and poor children is widening.
Career Wardrobe Hosts Seminar On Body Image For Low Income WomenLow income women looking for a job can take can take part in a day-long event to get them on the right path.
Antioch Offers Humanities And Changes People's LivesChrysalis, Antioch College’s Bridge Program, provides free humanities courses to low income adults. More than 500 students have completed the program and many go on to community colleges.