Tag: Legal Aid

Microlending: Not Just for The Rest of the World

The word “microlending” makes most of us think about faraway places. Kenya. The Philippines.  Peru. And that perception would have been justified just a few years ago. 
But not anymore.
As the Shriver Center’s 2012 Poverty S…

Expecting a Baby, Not a Pink Slip

A cashier in New York, a firefighter in Michigan, a shelf-stocker in Indiana, a restaurant worker in Washington, D.C., a train conductor in Mississippi: all real-life examples of pregnant women who were denied minor accommodations at work and…