Category Archives: Social Programs

Social Programs Lose Federal Funding

According to WFAE, Nine Charlotte human service programs are scrambling to replace more than $500,000 in funding cut last month by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The money was part of FEMA’s Emergency Food & Shelter Program and went to … Continue reading

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Adams 14 district promotes environmental and social programs

According to Chalkbeat, Adams 14 school district is proposing an expansion next year of mental health staffing and two programs, including mindfulness, meant to help students get out of “crisis mode.” After significant pushback in the current year on cuts … Continue reading

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State of Social Safety Nets 2018

According to World Bank, Data from the report shows that safety nets—which include cash, in-kind transfers, social pensions, public works, and school feeding programs targeted to poor and vulnerable households—also lower inequality, and reduce the poverty gap by about 45 … Continue reading

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Daemen social work program’s national accreditation

According to Amherst Bee, Daemen College’s Master of Social Work program, which is the only MSW degree offered at a private institution in the Buffalo Niagara region, has earned accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education, the national accrediting … Continue reading

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Social Change and Leadership Program

Marylhurst University accepts applications for its reinvigorated Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program. According to Oregon Business, classes will start in fall of 2018. The master’s degree program will reportedly have a focus on social justice and leadership. Aside … Continue reading

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Maduro to reinforce social programs

Despite the sanctions imposed by the European Union and the United States, the president insists that there will be a complete assistance from social cards when delivering aid to the Venezuelans. According to Telesur, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced … Continue reading

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Spending on Social Programs may improve Public Health, study says

After reading the results of a study published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), an analysis published in JAMA Internal Medicine on January 22nd found that although Americans’ out-of-pocket costs decreased 11.9 percent since the implementation of the Affordable … Continue reading

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Man cleared after alleged theft of social welfare payments

Boniface Nshekoh, 44, originally from Cameroon, with an address at Lansdowne Valley Park, Drimnagh, Dublin, pleaded not guilty to charges under the Social Welfare Consolidation Act. He was acquitted after giving evidence at Dublin District Court that he just wants … Continue reading

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Two Situations That Can Force a Person to Become Totally Dependent On Social Welfare Programs

Many of us tend to imagine that social welfare programs are for ‘losers’ and that there is no way we can end up being totally dependent on such programs. This is indeed why some of us say very nasty things … Continue reading

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How to Make Members of the Middle Class Less Hostile to Social Welfare Programs

Members of the middle class tend to exhibit open hostility to social welfare programs. They feel that, under the social welfare programs, ‘their’ money is being used ‘to pay people who are lazy and people who don’t want to take … Continue reading

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