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Homelessness Resource Center

Homelessness Resource Center

“An interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at federal, state, and local levels.” The website offers information for agencies for the homeless including training and best practices. It also features fact sheets for various types of people who are homeless, and a library of articles that can be b …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

BBC World Service – Pakistan Floods

BBC World Service – Pakistan Floods

This BBC World News page features several articles and photo essays about recent floods in Pakistan. It includes articles about how the floods are still claiming lives, Pakistani villagers’ stories, and Pakistan’s cycle of natural disasters. Find information and resources on the subject from the BBC World Service.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Meteorology/Climatology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Oceanography/Hydrology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

Multinational Monitor: The Hierarchy of Income Inequality in the United States

Multinational Monitor: The Hierarchy of Income Inequality in the United States

This is an interview with Jared Bernstein, a co-director of research at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington D.C., in which he is interviewed about income inequality in the U.S.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

“The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.” This site offers statistics and reports on the OECD’s key topics, including health, education, corporate governance and nuclear energy.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Economics; Business & Economics–Statistics

Economic Policy Institute: Viewpoints

Economic Policy Institute: Viewpoints

???This testimony was presented by EPI economist Heather Boushey before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Thursday, February 14, 2002.??? This testimony gives a framework for understanding how social policy affects low income Americans.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

Economic Policy Institute

Economic Policy Institute

This comprehensive site provides facts at a glance, tables, charts, publication and resources in regards to the U.S. minimum wage.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

National Alliance to End Homelessness

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Nationwide federation of public, private, and nonprofit organizations that advances practical, community-based solutions to homelessness. This Web site provides a vast array of information about homelessness for service providers and for the general public. Available resources include Background and Statistics, Policy and Legislation, Best Practi …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

National Poverty Center

National Poverty Center

The National Poverty Center (NPC) ???conducts and promotes multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the causes and consequences of poverty.??? Included in this site are frequently asked questions, news and events, research, publications and a list of links.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty

Covering Kids & Families

Covering Kids & Families

Covering Kids & Families (CKF), seeks to reduce the number of uninsured children and adults who are eligible but not enrolled in Medicaid SCHIP by ???conducting and coordinating outreach programs, simplify enrollment and renewal processes and coordinating existing health care coverage programs.???
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Children

Pov.net

Pov.net

Provides ???public access to current legal information, resources and organizations that relate to welfare, housing, mental health, WCB, EI, CPP, First Nations, and other areas of law which are relevant to people who are physically, mentally, socially, economically or otherwise marginalized.??? This site contains online resources relevant to Canadi …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty

The Racial Wealth Divide Project

The Racial Wealth Divide Project

This is a comprehensive site seeks to ???deepen the understanding and analysis about the historical and contemporary barriers to wealth creation and its negative impact on society???. Site provides articles, both archived and new, and links to resources.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

World Hunger Notes

World Hunger Notes

As a service of the World Hunger Education Service, the goal of this website is to “inform the community of people interested in issues of hunger and poverty, the public, and policymakers, about the causes, extent, and efforts to end hunger and poverty in the United States and the world.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger

National Coalition for the Homeless

National Coalition for the Homeless

A national advocacy network committed to “ending homelessness. Provides facts about homelessness, references to research materials, a directory to homeless/housing organizations, the NCH newsletter and calendar, and information about legislation and policy.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

National Alliance to End Homelessness

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Nationwide federation of public, private, and nonprofit organizations that advances practical, community-based solutions to homelessness. This Web site provides a vast array of information about homelessness for service providers and for the general public. Available resources include Background and Statistics, Policy and Legislation, Best Practi …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness