The Self-Sufficiency Standard in the News

Report: Health Care In Connecticut Is Unaffordable For Hundreds of Thousands
CT News Junkie | June 24, 2021

Childcare is replacing housing as the top reason California is unaffordable
Fast Company | May 17, 2021 

MAKING ENDS MEET: Housing tops expenses for professionals just getting started
The Sheridan Press | May 14, 2021 

San Jose mayor, housing advocates talk post-pandemic housing
San Jose Spotlight | May 12, 2021

As cities test guaranteed income, Dems push Biden on recurring payments
Local 21 News | April 1, 2021

Upcoming Webinar on the Self-Sufficiency Standard in Western Colorado
Montrose Press | March 25, 2021 

Marin Community Foundation’s Universal Basic Income program will use the Self-Sufficiency Standard for California to set income eligibility
The Mercury News | March 25, 2021

The Self-Sufficiency Standard highlights that the minimum-wage is too low in Wyoming
Wyofile | March 12, 2021

The financial hurdles of a Colorado family navigating the pandemic, how the Self-Sufficiency Standard illustrates real cost of living
Aspen Daily News | March 9, 2021

Multnomah County’s Preschool for All program will use the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Oregon to prioritize access to free high-quality preschool for 3 and 4 year olds
Multnomah County | March 4, 2021

Wyoming Women’s Foundation uses the Self-Sufficiency Standard to advocate for expanded Medicaid bills in the Wyoming Legislature
Casper Star Tribune | March 4, 2021

The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Connecticut is used to demonstrate the impact of minimum wage increases on benefits cliffs for working families 
Connecticut Voices for Children | February 2021

Coronavirus Homelessness Has Already Hit Colorado. She Was One Of The First
CPR News | July 13, 2020

Cost Of Living Denies Many in Chesco Self-Sufficiency: Report
Patch | August 3, 2020

Congress Must Extend COVID Unemployment Coverage
Colorado Politics | August 11, 2020

Tucson Workers, Families Hurt Financially by Pandemic can Soon Apply for Grants
Tucson.com | August 13, 2020

City of Tucson Provides $3 Million in Grants to Local Workers and Families
Tuscon Weekly |
August 13, 2020

Guilford Wages Fall Short, Study Says, and Many Families are Close to ‘Devastation’
News & Record | August 18, 2020

North Carolina Families Struggling To Make Ends Meet Even Before Covid-19 Hit
The Ritz Herald | August 20, 2020

Flaws in CT’s Healthcare System Must be Identified to be Corrected
The CT Mirror | August 20, 2020

Child care adds complications for families struggling through pandemic
CBS17 |
August 20, 2020

A Chester County working mom’s perspective on school in pandemic era
Daily Local News | August 24, 2020

COVID-19 employment interruptions create cascade of unmet expenses
Jackson Hole News & Guide | September 16, 2020

YWCA Receives $25,000 Grant to Continue Providing Tuition Assistance
SweetWaterNow |
September 21, 2020

Study: All Washington counties see cost-of-living increase over past three years
KREM2 | October 15, 2020

WA Office of Financial Management reports 63% growth of median household income between 2000 and 2019
KHQ Q6 | October 19, 2020

How poverty hurts Washington state’s democracy
Crosscut | October 21, 2020

Self-sufficiency demands higher wages, according to new research
The Daily | October 30, 2020

Making ends meet: How Summit County’s hourly wage workers patch together a tight budget
Summit Daily | November 15, 2020

How Summit County’s hourly wage workers patch together a tight budget
The Know Outdoors |
November 17, 2020

Another round of relief could be on the way – here’s what an average NC resident could get with $600
WRAL.com |
December 22, 2020

Congress is continuing the negotiations of the Biden-Harris administration’s Build Back Better agenda, including the American Families Plan provisions to dramatically lower the cost of child care for families across the country.

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