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The Problem of School Lunch Debt

December 18, 2023 by Rachel Danner Access to Justice Education Family Food Security Health

Senate Democrats have recently introduced a new bill directing the Secretary of Agriculture to “cancel and eliminate all debts” associated with school breakfast and lunch programs.[1] The Act, titled the “School Lunch Debt Cancellation Act of 2023…

Right to Counsel in Eviction Proceedings is Vital Amidst Post-COVID Eviction Surge

November 21, 2023 by Thomas Stanley-Becker Access to Justice Housing and Homelessness

About a quarter of Black babies and toddlers in rental housing face eviction every year, according to a new study, and children generally are disproportionately at risk.[1] The study’s finding that the Americans most at risk of eviction are babies and…